Like a flood


#1

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.


#2

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.


#3

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