New Living Translation
Is this the one who destroyed the world and made it into a wasteland? Is this the king who demolished the world's greatest cities and had no mercy on his prisoners?'
King James Bible
That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
Darby Bible Translation
that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that dismissed not his prisoners homewards?
World English Bible
who made the world like a wilderness, and overthrew its cities; who didn't release his prisoners to their home?"
Young's Literal Translation
He hath made the world as a wilderness, And his cities he hath broken down, Of his bound ones he opened not the house.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:17 Cried not - Whereby he signifies both his irresistible power, and his continued cruelty.
LibraryThe Origin of Evil
To many minds the origin of sin and the reason for its existence are a source of great perplexity. They see the work of evil, with its terrible results of woe and desolation, and they question how all this can exist under the sovereignty of One who is infinite in wisdom, in power, and in love. Here is a mystery of which they find no explanation. And in their uncertainty and doubt they are blinded to truths plainly revealed in God's word and essential to salvation. There are those who, in their inquiries …
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy
Deliverance from Assyria
That the Ruler Should Be, through Humility, a Companion of Good Livers, But, through the Zeal of Righteousness, Rigid against the vices of Evildoers.
The Doctrine of Satan.
Everyone there will stare at you and ask, 'Can this be the one who shook the earth and made the kingdoms of the world tremble?
"The kings of the nations lie in stately glory, each in his own tomb,
I will raise up Cyrus to fulfill my righteous purpose, and I will guide his actions. He will restore my city and free my captive people--without seeking a reward! I, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, have spoken!"
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies says: "The people of Israel and Judah have been wronged. Their captors hold them and refuse to let them go.
Fire burns in front of them, and flames follow after them. Ahead of them the land lies as beautiful as the Garden of Eden. Behind them is nothing but desolation; not one thing escapes.
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