Prepare for the invasion
Isa 8:11 For the LORD spake thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,
Isa 8:12 Say ye not, A confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid.
The LORD, Adonai, spoke to Isaiah, warning him to not live the way this people does. Do not regard as an alliance what this people calls alliance and don't fear what they fear, nor you be so afraid as they.
Isa 51:12 I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;
Isa 8:13 Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.
Consecrate the LORD. Let Him be the object of your fear and awe.
Isa 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Isa 8:14 And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Jer 17:12 A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary.
Jer 17:13 O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake thee shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken the LORD, the fountain of living waters.
But for both houses of Israel, He shall be a stumbling stone and a rock of offence; a trap and a snare.
Rom 9:33 As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Mat 21:44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
Isa 8:15 And many among them shall stumble, and fall, and be broken, and be snared, and be taken.
Many of the people shall stumble and fall and be captured.