Parallel Verses

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!

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;

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 shall come to pass in the day that Jehovah shall give thee rest from thy sorrow and from thy trouble and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve, 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! 5 Jehovah hath broken the staff of the wicked, the sceptre of the rulers.


Cross References

Isaiah 49:26

And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with new wine. And all flesh shall know that I, Jehovah, am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Revelation 18:16

saying, Woe, woe, the great city, which was clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls!

2 Chronicles 36:18

And all the vessels of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of Jehovah, and the treasures of the king and of his princes, he brought all to Babylon.

Isaiah 9:4

For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian.

Isaiah 13:19

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

Isaiah 14:6

He that smote the peoples in wrath with a relentless stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted unsparingly.

Isaiah 14:17

that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that dismissed not his prisoners homewards?

Isaiah 45:2-3

I will go before thee, and make the elevated places plain; I will break in pieces the brazen doors, and cut asunder the bars of iron;

Isaiah 47:5

Sit silent, and get thee into darkness, daughter of the Chaldeans; for thou shalt no more be called, Mistress of kingdoms.

Isaiah 51:23

and I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; who have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over; and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street to them that went over.

Jeremiah 24:9

And I will give them over to be driven hither and thither unto all the kingdoms of the earth for evil, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places whither I shall drive them;

Jeremiah 25:9-14

behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith Jehovah, and I will send to Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all these nations round about; and I will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and a hissing, and perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 27:6-7

And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, my servant; and the beasts of the field also have I given him to serve him.

Jeremiah 50:22-23

A sound of battle is in the land, and great destruction.

Jeremiah 51:20-24

Thou art my maul, my weapons of war: and with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and I will with thee destroy kingdoms;

Jeremiah 51:34-35

Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon hath devoured me, he hath crushed me, he hath made me an empty vessel; he hath swallowed me up like a dragon, he hath filled his belly with my delicates, he hath cast me out.

Lamentations 4:1

How is the gold become dim! the most pure gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary poured out at the top of all the streets!

Ezekiel 5:15

And it shall be a reproach, and a taunt, an instruction, and an astonishment unto the nations that are round about thee, when I shall execute judgments upon thee in anger, and in fury, and in furious rebukes: I, Jehovah, have spoken.

Daniel 2:38

and wheresoever the children of men, the beasts of the field, and the fowl of the heavens dwell, he hath given them into thy hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all: thou art this head of gold.

Daniel 7:19-25

Then I desired to know the certainty concerning the fourth beast, which was different from them all, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured, broke in pieces, and stamped the rest with its feet;

Habakkuk 1:2-10

Jehovah, how long shall I cry and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee, Violence! and thou dost not save.

Habakkuk 2:6-12

Shall not all these take up a proverb about him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that loadeth himself with pledges!

Habakkuk 2:17

For the violence done to Lebanon shall cover thee, and the destruction of beasts which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city, and all that dwell therein.

Revelation 13:15-17

And it was given to it to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should also speak, and should cause that as many as should not do homage to the image of the beast should be killed.

Revelation 16:5-6

And I heard the angel of the waters saying, Thou art righteous, who art and wast, the holy one, that thou hast judged so;

Revelation 17:6

And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the witnesses of Jesus. And I wondered, seeing her, with great wonder.

Revelation 18:5-8

for her sins have been heaped on one another up to the heaven, and God has remembered her unrighteousnesses.

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven, and ye saints and apostles and prophets; for God has judged your judgment upon her.

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