Thematic Bible: Isaiah 14




Isaiah 14:1 (show verse)

When the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and again choose Israel, and settle them in their own land, then strangers will join them and attach themselves to the house of Jacob.

Isaiah 14:2 (show verse)

The peoples will take them along and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them as an inheritance in the land of the LORD as male servants and female servants; and they will take their captors captive and will rule over their oppressors.

Isaiah 14:3 (show verse)

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,

Isaiah 14:4 (show verse)

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

Isaiah 14:5 (show verse)

"The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, The scepter of rulers

Isaiah 14:6 (show verse)

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

Isaiah 14:7 (show verse)

"The whole earth is at rest and is quiet; They break forth into shouts of joy.

Isaiah 14:8 (show verse)

"Even the cypress trees rejoice over you, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, 'Since you were laid low, no tree cutter comes up against us.'

Isaiah 14:9 (show verse)

"Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come; It arouses for you the spirits of the dead, all the leaders of the earth; It raises all the kings of the nations from their thrones.

Isaiah 14:10 (show verse)

"They will all respond and say to you, 'Even you have been made weak as we, You have become like us.

Isaiah 14:11 (show verse)

'Your pomp and the music of your harps Have been brought down to Sheol; Maggots are spread out as your bed beneath you And worms are your covering.'

Isaiah 14:12 (show verse)

"How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!

Isaiah 14:13 (show verse)

"But you said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God, And I will sit on the mount of assembly In the recesses of the north.

Isaiah 14:14 (show verse)

'I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.'

Isaiah 14:15 (show verse)

"Nevertheless you will be thrust down to Sheol, To the recesses of the pit.

Isaiah 14:16 (show verse)

"Those who see you will gaze at you, They will ponder over you, saying, 'Is this the man who made the earth tremble, Who shook kingdoms,

Isaiah 14:17 (show verse)

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

Isaiah 14:18 (show verse)

"All the kings of the nations lie in glory, Each in his own tomb.

Isaiah 14:19 (show verse)

"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the pit Like a trampled corpse.

Isaiah 14:20 (show verse)

"You will not be united with them in burial, Because you have ruined your country, You have slain your people. May the offspring of evildoers not be mentioned forever.

Isaiah 14:21 (show verse)

"Prepare for his sons a place of slaughter Because of the iniquity of their fathers. They must not arise and take possession of the earth And fill the face of the world with cities."

Isaiah 14:22 (show verse)

"I will rise up against them," declares the LORD of hosts, "and will cut off from Babylon name and survivors, offspring and posterity," declares the LORD.

Isaiah 14:23 (show verse)

"I will also make it a possession for the hedgehog and swamps of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction," declares the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 14:24 (show verse)

The LORD of hosts has sworn saying, "Surely, just as I have intended so it has happened, and just as I have planned so it will stand,

Isaiah 14:25 (show verse)

to break Assyria in My land, and I will trample him on My mountains Then his yoke will be removed from them and his burden removed from their shoulder.

Isaiah 14:26 (show verse)

"This is the plan devised against the whole earth; and this is the hand that is stretched out against all the nations.

Isaiah 14:27 (show verse)

"For the LORD of hosts has planned, and who can frustrate it? And as for His stretched-out hand, who can turn it back?"

Isaiah 14:28 (show verse)

In the year that King Ahaz died this oracle came:

Isaiah 14:29 (show verse)

"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.

Isaiah 14:30 (show verse)

"Those who are most helpless will eat, And the needy will lie down in security; I will destroy your root with famine, And it will kill off your survivors.

Isaiah 14:31 (show verse)

"Wail, O gate; cry, O city; Melt away, O Philistia, all of you; For smoke comes from the north, And there is no straggler in his ranks.

Isaiah 14:32 (show verse)

"How then will one answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, And the afflicted of His people will seek refuge in it."