New Living Translation
you will taunt the king of Babylon. You will say, "The mighty man has been destroyed. Yes, your insolence is ended.
King James Bible
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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:4 Golden city - As they used to call themselves; which therefore he expresses here in a word of their own language.
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.
For you will break the yoke of their slavery and lift the heavy burden from their shoulders. You will break the oppressor's rod, just as you did when you destroyed the army of Midian.
Isaiah son of Amoz received this message concerning the destruction of Babylon:
For the LORD has crushed your wicked power and broken your evil rule.
Let our refugees stay among you. Hide them from our enemies until the terror is past." When oppression and destruction have ended and enemy raiders have disappeared,
I will feed your enemies with their own flesh. They will be drunk with rivers of their own blood. All the world will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Israel."
Yet you have forgotten the LORD, your Creator, the one who stretched out the sky like a canopy and laid the foundations of the earth. Will you remain in constant dread of human oppressors? Will you continue to fear the anger of your enemies? Where is their fury and anger now? It is gone!
You will be secure under a government that is just and fair. Your enemies will stay far away. You will live in peace, and terror will not come near.
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