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Isaiah 14 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:1 - Because Jehovah loveth Jacob, And hath fixed again on Israel, And given them rest on their own land, And joined hath been the sojourner to them, And they have been admitted to the house of Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:2 - And peoples have taken them, And have brought them in unto their place, And the house of Israel have inherited them, On the land of Jehovah, For men-servants and for maid-servants, And they have been captors of their captors, And have ruled over their exactors.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:3 - And it hath come to pass, In the day of Jehovah's giving rest to thee, From thy grief, and from thy trouble, And from the sharp bondage, That hath been served upon thee,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:4 - That thou hast taken up this simile Concerning the king of Babylon, and said, How hath the exactor ceased,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:5 - Ceased hath the golden one. Broken hath Jehovah the staff of the wicked, The sceptre of rulers.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:6 - He who is smiting peoples in wrath, A smiting without intermission, He who is ruling in anger nations, Pursuing without restraint!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:7 - At rest -- quiet hath been all the earth, They have broken forth into singing.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:8 - Even firs have rejoiced over thee, Cedars of Lebanon -- saying: Since thou hast lain down, The hewer cometh not up against us.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:9 - Sheol beneath hath been troubled at thee, To meet thy coming in, It is waking up for thee Rephaim, All chiefs ones of earth, It hath raised up from their thrones All kings of nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:10 - All of them answer and say unto thee, Even thou hast become weak like us! Unto us thou hast become like!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:11 - Brought down to Sheol hath been thine excellency, The noise of thy psaltery, Under thee spread out hath been the worm, Yea, covering thee is the worm.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:12 - How hast thou fallen from the heavens, O shining one, son of the dawn! Thou hast been cut down to earth, O weakener of nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:13 - And thou saidst in thy heart: the heavens I go up, Above stars of God I raise my throne, And I sit in the mount of meeting in the sides of the north.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:14 - I go up above the heights of a thick cloud, I am like to the Most High.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:15 - Only -- unto Sheol thou art brought down, Unto the sides of the pit.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:16 - Thy beholders look to thee, to thee they attend, Is this the man causing the earth to tremble, Shaking kingdoms?

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:17 - He hath made the world as a wilderness, And his cities he hath broken down, Of his bound ones he opened not the house.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:18 - All kings of nations -- all of them, Have lain down in honour, each in his house,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:19 - And -- thou hast been cast out of thy grave, As an abominable branch, raiment of the slain, Thrust through ones of the sword, Going down unto the sons of the pit, As a carcase trodden down.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:20 - Thou art not united with them in burial, For thy land thou hast destroyed, Thy people thou hast slain, Not named to the age is the seed of evil doers.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:21 - Prepare ye for his sons slaughter; Because of the iniquity of their fathers, They rise not, nor have possessed the land, Nor filled the face of the world with cities.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:22 - And I have risen up against them, (The affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts,) And have cut off, in reference to Babylon, Name and remnant, and continuator and successor, The affirmation of Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:23 - And have made it for a possession of a bittern, And ponds of waters, And daubed it with the mire of destruction, The affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts!

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:24 - Sworn hath Jehovah of Hosts, saying, 'As I thought -- so hath it not been? And as I counselled -- it standeth;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:25 - To break Asshur in My land, And on My mountains I tread him down, And turned from off them hath his yoke, Yea, his burden from off their shoulder turneth aside.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:26 - This is the counsel that is counselled for all the earth, And this is the hand that is stretched out for all the nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:27 - For Jehovah of Hosts hath purposed, And who doth make void? And His hand that is stretched out, Who doth turn it back?'

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:28 - In the year of the death of king Ahaz was this burden:

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:29 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - And delighted have the first-born of the poor, And the needy in confidence lie down, And I have put to death with famine thy root, And thy remnant it slayeth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:31 - Howl, O gate; cry, O city, Melted art thou, Philistia, all of thee, For from the north smoke hath come, And there is none alone in his set places.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:32 - And what doth one answer the messengers of a nation? 'That Jehovah hath founded Zion, And in it do the poor of His people trust!'
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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