Maher-shalal-hash-baz: Plunder speedeth; spoil hasteth,
(Isaiah 8:1-3) comp.
(Zephaniah 1:14) a name
Isaiah was commanded first to write in large characters on a tablet,
and afterwards to give as a symbolical name to a son that was to be
born to him
(Isaiah 8:1,3) as denoting the sudden attack on Damascus and
Syria by the Assyrian army.