Bible: Isa 22:15-25

22:15 This is what the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, says:

“Go visit this administrator, Shebna, who supervises the palace, 1  and tell him: 2 

22:16What right do you have to be here? What relatives do you have buried here? 3 

Why 4  do you chisel out a tomb for yourself here?

He chisels out his burial site in an elevated place,

he carves out his tomb on a cliff.

22:17 Look, the Lord will throw you far away, 5  you mere man! 6 

He will wrap you up tightly. 7 

22:18 He will wind you up tightly into a ball

and throw you into a wide, open land. 8 

There you will die,

and there with you will be your impressive chariots, 9 

which bring disgrace to the house of your master. 10 

22:19 I will remove you from 11  your office;

you will be thrown down 12  from your position.

22:20At that time 13  I will summon my servant Eliakim, son of Hilkiah. 22:21 I will put your robe on him, tie your belt around him, and transfer your authority to him. 14  He will become a protector of 15  the residents of Jerusalem and of the people 16  of Judah. 22:22 I will place the key 17  to the house of David on his shoulder. When he opens the door, no one can close it; when he closes the door, no one can open it. 22:23 I will fasten him like a peg into a solid place; 18  he will bring honor and respect to his father’s family. 19  22:24 His father’s family will gain increasing prominence because of him, 20  including the offspring and the offshoots. 21  All the small containers, including the bowls and all the jars will hang from this peg.’ 22 

22:25At that time,” 23  says the Lord who commands armies, “the peg fastened into a solid place will come loose. It will be cut off and fall, and the load hanging on it will be cut off.” 24  Indeed, 25  the Lord has spoken.

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