King James Version
That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
Darby Bible Translation
that thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased, the exactress of gold ceased!
World English Bible
that you will take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased! The golden city has ceased!"
Young's Literal Translation
That thou hast taken up this simile Concerning the king of Babylon, and said, How hath the exactor ceased,
Isaiah 14:4 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
proverb: or, taunting speech
golden...: or, exactress of gold
That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!Isaiah 14:4 Parallel Commentaries
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For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian.
The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.
The LORD hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers.
Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.
And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where is the fury of the oppressor?
In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee.
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