Prophecy Against Egypt and Cush
20:1 In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when
Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,) and fought against
Ashdod, and took it;
20:2 At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of
Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins,
and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking
naked and barefoot.
20:3 And the LORD said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath
walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder
upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia;
20:4 So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians
prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked
and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to the
shame of Egypt.
20:5 And they shall be afraid and ashamed of Ethiopia their
expectation, and of Egypt their glory.
20:6 And the inhabitant of this isle shall say in that day,
Behold, such is our expectation, whither we flee for help to
be delivered from the king of Assyria: and how shall we