5For all the boots of the tramping warriors
and all the garments rolled in blood
shall be burned as fuel for the fire.6For a child has been born for us,
a son given to us;
authority rests upon his shoulders;
and he is named
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.7His authority shall grow continually,
and there shall be endless peace
for the throne of David and his kingdom.
He will establish and uphold it
with justice and with righteousness
from this time onward and forevermore.
The zeal of the Lord of hosts will do this.
Judgment on Arrogance and Oppression
8The Lord sent a word against Jacob,
and it fell on Israel;9and all the people knew it—
Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria—
but in pride and arrogance of heart they said: