Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased, And how fury has ceased!

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

you will sing this song [of contempt] about the king of Babylon and say: How the oppressor has quieted down, and how the raging has become quiet!

International Standard Version

you will lift up this song of mockery against the king of Babylon: "How the oppressor has come to an end! How the attacker has ceased!

A Conservative Version

that thou shall take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased, the golden city ceased!

American Standard Version

that thou shalt take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Amplified

You shall take up this [taunting] parable against the king of Babylon and say, How the oppressor has stilled [the restless insolence]! The golden and exacting city has ceased!

Bible in Basic English

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;

Darby 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!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon and say, How has the oppressor ceased! The city that covets gold has ceased!

Julia Smith Translation

And thou tookest up this parable against the king of Babel, and thou saidst, How did he oppressing, cease! oppression ceased.

King James 2000

That you shall take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Lexham Expanded Bible

that you will take this taunt against the king of Babylon, and you will say: "How [the] oppressor has ceased! [his] insolence has ceased.

Modern King James verseion

you shall take up this song against the king of Babylon and say, How the exacter, the gold gatherer has ceased!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shalt thou use this mockage upon the king of Babylon, and say: How happeneth that the oppressor leaveth off? Is the gold tribute come to an end?

NET Bible

you will taunt the king of Babylon with these words: "Look how the oppressor has met his end! Hostility has ceased!

New Heart English Bible

that you will take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased. How the attacker has ceased."

The Emphasized Bible

that thou shalt take up this taunt over the king of Babylon, and shalt say: - How hath ceased the oppressor! Ceased the exactress!

Webster

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
That thou shalt take up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Babylon
בּבל 
babel 
Usage: 262

and say

Usage: 0

שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

the golden city
מדהבה 
Madhebah 
Usage: 1

References

Context Readings

The Downfall Of The King Of Babylon

3 And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh service in which you have been enslaved, 4 that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, "How the oppressor has ceased, And how fury has ceased! 5 "The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, The scepter of rulers


Cross References

Isaiah 49:26

"I will feed your oppressors with their own flesh, And they will become drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine; And all flesh will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."

Revelation 18:16

saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, she who was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls;

2 Chronicles 36:18

All the articles of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king and of his officers, he brought them all to Babylon.

Isaiah 9:4

For You shall break the yoke of their burden and the staff on their shoulders, The rod of their oppressor, as at the battle of Midian.

Isaiah 13:19

And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans' pride, Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.

Isaiah 14:6

Which used to strike the peoples in fury with unceasing strokes, Which subdued the nations in anger with unrestrained persecution.

Isaiah 14:17

Who made the world like a wilderness And overthrew its cities, Who did not allow his prisoners to go home?'

Isaiah 45:2-3

"I will go before you and make the rough places smooth; I will shatter the doors of bronze and cut through their iron bars.

Isaiah 47:5

"Sit silently, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For you will no longer be called The queen of kingdoms.

Isaiah 51:23

"I will put it into the hand of your tormentors, Who have said to you, 'Lie down that we may walk over you.' You have even made your back like the ground And like the street for those who walk over it."

Jeremiah 24:9

'I will make them a terror and an evil for all the kingdoms of the earth, as a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse in all places where I will scatter them.

Jeremiah 25:9-14

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north,' declares the LORD, 'and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing, and an everlasting desolation.

Jeremiah 27:6-7

"Now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant, and I have given him also the wild animals of the field to serve him.

Jeremiah 50:22-23

"The noise of battle is in the land, And great destruction.

Jeremiah 51:20-24

He says, "You are My war-club, My weapon of war; And with you I shatter nations, And with you I destroy kingdoms.

Jeremiah 51:34-35

"Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has devoured me and crushed me, He has set me down like an empty vessel; He has swallowed me like a monster, He has filled his stomach with my delicacies; He has washed me away.

Lamentations 4:1

How dark the gold has become, How the pure gold has changed! The sacred stones are poured out At the corner of every street.

Ezekiel 5:15

'So it will be a reproach, a reviling, a warning and an object of horror to the nations who surround you when I execute judgments against you in anger, wrath and raging rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Daniel 2:38

and wherever the sons of men dwell, or the beasts of the field, or the birds of the sky, He has given them into your hand and has caused you to rule over them all. You are the head of gold.

Daniel 7:19-25

"Then I desired to know the exact meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others, exceedingly dreadful, with its teeth of iron and its claws of bronze, and which devoured, crushed and trampled down the remainder with its feet,

Habakkuk 1:2-10

How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, "Violence!" Yet You do not save.

Habakkuk 2:6-12

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Habakkuk 2:17

"For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, And the devastation of its beasts by which you terrified them, Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.

Revelation 13:15-17

And it was given to him to give breath to the image of the beast, so that the image of the beast would even speak and cause as many as do not worship the image of the beast to be killed.

Revelation 16:5-6

And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. When I saw her, I wondered greatly.

Revelation 18:5-8

for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.

Revelation 18:20

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."

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