Isaiah 14:29

“Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Reioyce not thou whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpents roote shall come foorth a cockatrice, and his fruite shall be a fierie flying serpent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, Because the rod that struck you is broken; For from the serpent's root a viper will come out, And its fruit will be a flying serpent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth an adder, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be not glad, O Philistia, all of you, because the rod which was on you is broken: for out of the snake's root will come a poison-snake, and its fruit will be a winged poison-snake.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

Rejoice not thou, all Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a basilisk, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
- Webster's Bible

Don't rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, because the rod that struck you is broken; for out of the serpent's root an adder will emerge, and his fruit will be a fiery flying serpent.
- World English Bible

Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, That broken hath been the rod of thy smiter, For from the root of a serpent cometh out a viper, And its fruit [is] a flying saraph.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a basilisk, and his fruit shall be a flying serpent.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 14:29


14:29 Of him - Most understand this of Uzziah, who did then much mischief, #2Chron 26:3|,6. But he was dead thirty - two years before this time, and therefore their joy for his death was long since past. Others understand it of Ahaz: but he was so far from smiting them, that he was smitten by them. We may understand this of the royal race of Judah, who had been a terrible scourge to them, whose rod might be said to be broken, because that scepter was come into the hands of slothful princes. A serpent - From the root of David shall come Hezekiah, who, like a serpent, shall sting thee to death, as he did, #2Kings 18:8|.


Discussion for Isaiah 14

  • Will G
    verses 12-15 How different Satans desire from that of our Lord who said, Thy will be done, even when it meant being crucified on a cross for our sins. God has a plan for your day today. He also has a plan for your life. So, what will it be, I will or Thy will?
  • JCs
    12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! Son of the morning- Not morning star Damian Rivas- Jesus was called the Bright and morning star not just morning star

    The word star means angels ( why we must think about who is in hollywood ) but that is for another discussion- But-Job 38:7

  • I have a little grandson, aged 4 who has been diagnosed with this behavior. It is most evident...he argues, where there is NO argument. Please pray that his parents choose the right form of correction. The mother, my daughter is in complete panic, and the father thinks there is nothing wrong. There IS something wrong, and Isaiah 14:14 describes it to a tee.
  • J. Skaggs
    Please read Mark 13. For Damian, thank you God bless you. Do not be deceived.
  • Anonymous for verse 24
    WHEN THE MOST HIGH SPEAK, THE WISE OBEY AND BE BLESSED, AND THE FOOL DISOBEY AND FACE HIS UNBEARABLE WRATH, DISTROTION
  • Damian Rivas
    What I wanna know and what bugs me is, why is it that the other verse of the bible, besides the KJV, refer to lucifer as "son of the morning star " in verse 12. We know only 1 star and that 's JESUS CHRIS, like known in Revelation 22:16. So someone please help me

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