1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
14:1 ¶ For Jehovah will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in rest in their own land; and the stranger shall be united to them, and they shall be joined to the house of Jacob.
14:2 And the peoples shall take them and bring them to their place; and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of Jehovah for servants and handmaids; and they shall take them captive whose captives they were, and they shall rule over their oppressors.
14:4 ¶ that thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased,the exactress of gold ceased!
14:6 He that smote the peoples in wrath with a relentless stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted unsparingly.
14:7 The whole earth is at rest, is quiet: they break forth into singing.
14:8 Even the cypresses rejoice at thee, the cedars of Lebanon, [saying,] Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.
14:9 Sheol from beneath is moved for thee to meet [thee] at thy coming, stirring up the dead for thee, all the he-goats of the earth; making to rise from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
14:10 All of them shall answer and say unto thee, Art thou also become powerless as we; art thou become like unto us!
14:11 Thy pomp is brought down to Sheol, the noise of thy lyres: the maggot is spread under thee, and worms cover thee.
14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, Lucifer, son of the morning! Thou art cut down to the ground, that didst prostrate the nations!
14:14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High:
14:15 none the less art thou brought down to Sheol, to the recesses of the pit.
14:16 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee; they shall consider thee, [saying,] Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that shook kingdoms;
14:17 [that] made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; [that] dismissed not his prisoners homewards?
14:18 All the kings of the nations, all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own house;
14:19 but thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, covered with the slainthose thrust through with the sword, that go down to the stones of the pit: like a carcase trodden under foot.
14:20 Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial; for thou hast destroyed thy land, hast slain thy people. Of the seed of evildoers no mention shall be made for ever.
14:21 Prepare ye slaughter for his children, because of the iniquity of their fathers; that they may not rise up and possess the earth, nor fill the face of the world with cities.
14:25 to break the Assyrian in my land; and upon my mountains will I tread him under foot; and his yoke shall depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders.
14:26 This is the counsel which is purposed concerning the whole earth; and this is the hand which is stretched out upon all the nations.
14:28 In the year of the death of king Ahaz was this burden:
14:29 ¶ Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a viper, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
14:30 And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety; but I will kill thy root with famine, and thy remnant shall be slain.
14:31 Howl, O gate! cry, O city! thou, Philistia, art wholly dissolved; for there cometh from the north a smoke, and none remaineth apart in his gatherings [of troops].
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