Like a flood


A fellow Christian believer wanted to know the explanation of the following Bible verse:
When Satan shall come in like a flood, the Lord will raise up a standard against him, so that you may be able to bear it.


It is about Divine Intervention. That translation must have used Satan for “the enemy”. The enemy is used in the KJV.

***Isaiah 59:19 KJV ***
So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.

Isaiah 59:18-20 (NABRE)

18 According to their deeds he repays his enemies
and requites his foes with wrath;
to the coastlands he renders recompense.
19 Those in the west shall fear the name of the Lord,
and those in the east, his glory,
Coming like a pent-up stream
driven on by the breath of the Lord.
20 Then for Zion shall come a redeemer,
to those in Jacob who turn from transgression—oracle of the Lord.


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