Isaiah 14:4

“That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That thou shalt take vp this prouerbe against the king of Babylon, and say; How hath the oppressour ceased? the golden citie ceased?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased, {And how} fury has ceased!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that thou shalt take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
- American Standard Version (1901)

That you will take up this bitter song against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the cruel overseer come to an end! He who was lifted up in pride is cut off;
- Basic English Bible

that thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased, -- the exactress of gold ceased!
- Darby Bible

That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
- Webster's 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!"
- World English Bible

That thou hast taken up this simile Concerning the king of Babylon, and said, How hath the exactor ceased,
- Youngs Literal Bible

that thou shalt take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say: How hath the oppressor ceased! the exactress of gold ceased!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 14:4


14:4 Golden city - As they used to call themselves; which therefore he expresses here in a word of their own language.


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