Isaiah 10

that when

A permanent method in the divine government of the earth. Israel is always the centre of the divine counsels earthward Deuteronomy 32:8. The Gentile nations are permitted to afflict Israel in chastisement for her national sins, but invariably and inevitably retribution falls upon them. See ; Genesis 15:13,14; Deuteronomy 30:5-7; Isaiah 14:1,2; Joel 3:1-8; Micah 5:7-9; Matthew 25:31-40.

that day

"That day": often the equivalent of "the day of the Lord" Isaiah 2:10-22; Revelation 19:11-21. The prophecy here passes from the general to the particular, from historic and fulfilled judgments upon Assyria to the final destruction of all Gentile world-power at the return of the Lord in glory. (See "Armageddon," ; Revelation 16:14; 19:21 "Times of the Gentiles," ; Luke 21:24; Revelation 16:19, "The great tribulation," ; Psalms 2:5; Revelation 7:14, and (See Scofield "Isaiah 13:19")

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