Isaiah 14:29
New International Version
Do not rejoice, all you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken; from the root of that snake will spring up a viper, its fruit will be a darting, venomous serpent.

New Living Translation
Do not rejoice, you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken--that the king who attacked you is dead. For from that snake a more poisonous snake will be born, a fiery serpent to destroy you!

English Standard Version
Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of you, that the rod that struck you is broken, for from the serpent’s root will come forth an adder, and its fruit will be a flying fiery serpent.

Berean Study Bible
Do not rejoice, all you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken. For a viper will spring from the serpent’s root, and a flying serpent from its egg.

New American Standard Bible
"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.

King James Bible
Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

Christian Standard Bible
Don't rejoice, all of you in Philistia, because the rod of the one who struck you is broken. For a viper will come from the root of a snake, and from its egg comes a flying serpent.

Contemporary English Version
Philistines, don't be happy just because the rod that punished you is broken. That rod will become a poisonous snake, and then a flying fiery dragon.

Good News Translation
People of Philistia, the rod that beat you is broken, but you have no reason to be glad. When one snake dies, a worse one comes in its place. A snake's egg hatches a flying dragon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't rejoice, all of you in Philistia, because the rod of the one who struck you is broken. For a viper will come from the root of a snake, and from its egg comes a flying serpent.

International Standard Version
"Don't rejoice, all of you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken, because from the snake's root a viper will spring up, and its offspring will be a darting, poisonous serpent.

NET Bible
Don't be so happy, all you Philistines, just because the club that beat you has been broken! For a viper will grow out of the serpent's root, and its fruit will be a darting adder.

New Heart English Bible
Do not rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, because the rod that struck you is broken; for out of the serpent's root an adder will emerge, and his fruit will be a fiery flying serpent.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All you Philistines, don't rejoice that the rod of the one who struck you is broken, because a viper will come from that snake's root, and his descendant will be a flying, fiery serpent.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, Because the rod that smote thee is broken: For out of the serpent's root shall come forth a basilisk, And his fruit shall be a flying serpent.

New American Standard 1977
“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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Rejoice not thou, whole Philistia, because thou didst break the rod of him that smote thee: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

King James 2000 Bible
Rejoice not, all of Philistia, because the rod of him that struck you is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth an adder, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

American King James Version
Rejoice not you, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote you is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

American Standard Version
Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth an adder, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Rejoice not, all ye Philistines, because the yoke of him that smote you is broken: for out of the seed of the serpent shall come forth the young asps, and their young shall come forth flying serpents,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Rejoice not thou, whole Philistia, that the rod of him that struck thee is broken in pieces: for out of the root of the serpent shall come forth a basilisk, and his seed shall swallow the bird.

Darby Bible Translation
Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a viper, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

English Revised Version
Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a basilisk, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

Webster's Bible Translation
Rejoice not thou, all Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a basilisk, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

World English Bible
Don't rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, because the rod that struck you is broken; for out of the serpent's root an adder will emerge, and his fruit will be a fiery flying serpent.

Young's Literal Translation
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.
Study Bible
Philistia will be Destroyed
28In the year that King Ahaz died, this oracle was received: 29Do not rejoice, all you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken. For a viper will spring from the serpent’s root, and a flying serpent from its egg. 30Then the firstborn of the poor will find pasture, and the needy will lie down in safety, but I will kill your root by famine, and your remnant will be slain.…
Cross References
Numbers 21:8
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Make a snake and mount it on a pole. When anyone who is bitten looks at it, he will live."

2 Kings 18:8
He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its borders, from watchtower to fortified city.

2 Chronicles 26:6
Uzziah went out to wage war against the Philistines, and he tore down the walls of Gath, Jabneh, and Ashdod. Then he built cities near Ashdod and among the Philistines.

Isaiah 2:6
For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob, because they are filled with influences from the east; they are soothsayers like the Philistines; they strike hands with the children of foreigners.

Isaiah 11:8
The infant will play by the cobra's den, and the toddler will reach into the viper's nest.

Isaiah 11:14
They will swoop down on the slopes of the Philistines to the west; together they will plunder the people of the east. They will lay their hands on Edom and Moab, and the Ammonites will be subject to them.

Isaiah 14:31
Wail, O gate! Cry out, O city! Melt away, all you Philistines! For a cloud of smoke comes from the north, and there are no stragglers in its ranks.

Isaiah 30:6
This is an oracle concerning the animals of the Negev: Through a land of hardship and distress, of lioness and lion, of viper and flying serpent, they carry their wealth on the backs of donkeys and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a people of no profit to them.

Jeremiah 47:1
This is the word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet about the Philistines before Pharaoh conquered Gaza.

Lamentations 2:17
The LORD has done what He planned; He has accomplished His decree, which He ordained in days of old. He has overthrown you without pity; He has let the enemy gloat over you and exalted the horn of your foes.

Ezekiel 25:15
This is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because the Philistines acted in vengeance and took revenge with contempt of heart, to destroy Judah with ancient hostility,

Joel 3:4
Now what have you against Me, O Tyre, Sidon, and all the regions of Philistia--are you rendering Me a recompense? But if you retaliate against Me, I will swiftly and speedily return retribution on your heads.

Amos 1:6
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Gaza, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because they exiled a whole population to deliver them up to Edom.

Amos 1:8
I will cut off the ruler from Ashdod and him who wields the scepter from Ashkelon. And I will turn My hand against Ekron, and the remnant of the Philistines will perish," says the Lord GOD.

Zephaniah 2:4
For Gaza will be abandoned, and Ashkelon left in ruins. Ashdod will be driven out at noon, and Ekron will be uprooted.

Zephaniah 2:5
Woe to the inhabitants of the seacoast, O nation of the Cherethites! The word of the LORD is against you, O Canaan, land of the Philistines: 'I will destroy you, and no one will be left.'

Zechariah 9:5
Ashkelon will see and fear; Gaza will writhe in agony, as will Ekron, for her hope will wither. There will cease to be a king in Gaza, and Ashkelon will be uninhabited.

Treasury of Scripture

Rejoice not you, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote you is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

rejoice

Proverbs 24:17
Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:

Ezekiel 26:2
Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste:

Ezekiel 35:15
As thou didst rejoice at the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do unto thee: thou shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idumea, even all of it: and they shall know that I am the LORD.

whole

Joshua 13:3
From Sihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite: five lords of the Philistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites:

1 Samuel 6:17,18
And these are the golden emerods which the Philistines returned for a trespass offering unto the LORD; for Ashdod one, for Gaza one, for Askelon one, for Gath one, for Ekron one; …

because

2 Chronicles 26:6
And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and built cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 28:18
The Philistines also had invaded the cities of the low country, and of the south of Judah, and had taken Bethshemesh, and Ajalon, and Gederoth, and Shocho with the villages thereof, and Timnah with the villages thereof, Gimzo also and the villages thereof: and they dwelt there.

for

2 Kings 18:8
He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

cockatrice.

Isaiah 11:8
And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.

a fiery

Isaiah 30:6
The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.







Lexicon
Do not
אַֽל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

rejoice,
תִּשְׂמְחִ֤י (tiś·mə·ḥî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

all
כֻּלֵּ֔ךְ (kul·lêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

you Philistines,
פְלֶ֙שֶׁת֙ (p̄ə·le·šeṯ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6429: Philistia -- a territory on the southern Mediterranean coast of Israel

that
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

the rod
שֵׁ֣בֶט (šê·ḇeṭ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

that struck you
מַכֵּ֑ךְ (mak·kêḵ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5221: To strike

is broken.
נִשְׁבַּ֖ר (niš·bar)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7665: To break, break in pieces

For
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

a viper
צֶ֔פַע (ṣe·p̄a‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6848: A serpent

will spring
יֵ֣צֵא (yê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from the serpent’s
נָחָשׁ֙ (nā·ḥāš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5175: A serpent

root,
מִשֹּׁ֤רֶשׁ (miš·šō·reš)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8328: A root

and a flying
מְעוֹפֵֽף׃ (mə·‘ō·w·p̄êp̄)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5774: To fly, to faint

serpent
שָׂרָ֥ף (śā·rāp̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8314: Burning, poisonous, a saraph, symbolical creature

from its egg.
וּפִרְי֖וֹ (ū·p̄ir·yōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6529: Fruit
(29) Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina.--Better, Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee; i.e., give not thyself wholly to rejoicing. Here, as in Exodus 15:14, "Palestina" is used, not in the wider meaning with which we are familiar, but specifically as the country of the Philistines. The historical circumstances connected with the "oracle" before us are found in 2Chronicles 18:18. The Philistines had invaded the low country (Shetph?lah), and the district known as the Negeb, or "south" of Judah, in the reign of Ahaz. He had called in the help of Tiglath-pileser, the Assyrian king, to assist him as against Rezin and Pekah (Isaiah 7), so probably against these new invaders. Sargon (who succeeded Tiglath-pileser, B.C. 723) invaded Ashdod in B.C. 710 (Isaiah 20:1; Records of the Past, vii. 40). Sennacherib records a like attack on Ashkelon and (according to Rawlinson's interpretation) Ekron (Records of the Past, vii. 61). With these data we are able to enter on the interpretation of Isaiah's prediction.

Because the rod of him that smote thee is broken.--The "rod," as in Isaiah 10:24, is the power of Tiglath-pileser. The Philistines were exulting in his death, or in that of Ahaz as his ally, as though their peril was past. They are told that their exultation was premature.

Out of the serpent's root.--The three forms of serpent life (we need not be careful about their identification from the zoologist's point of view) may represent the three Assyrian kings named above, from whose invasions the Philistines were to suffer. Each form was more terrible than the preceding. The fiery flying serpent (Isaiah 30:6; Numbers 21:6), which represented Sennacherib, was the most formidable of the three. So in Isaiah 27:1, the "piercing serpent," the "crooked serpent," and the "dragon" are symbols of the Assyrian power. Some critics, however, led chiefly by the first words of the next verse, find in the three serpents--(1) Ahaz, (2) Hezekiah, (3) the ideal king of Isaiah 11:1-9.

Verse 29. - Whole Palestina. The Greeks called Philistia τὴν Παλαιστίνην Συρίαν, or "Syria of the Philistines," whence the Latin "Palestina" and our "Palestine." Isaiah addresses the country as "whole Palestine," because, while it was made up of a number of principalities (1 Samuel 6:18), his message concerned it in its entirety. The rod of him that smote thee is broken. This can scarcely refer to the death of Ahaz, since Ahaz did not smite the Philistines, but was smitten by them (2 Chronicles 28:18). It may, however, refer to the death of Tiglath-Pileser, which took place only a year or two previously. Out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice; i.e. a more poisonous serpent (see note on Isaiah 11:8). Shal-maneser can scarcely be meant, since he does not, appear to have attacked the Philistines. Probably Sargon is intended, who "took Ashdod" (Isaiah 20:1), made Khanun, King of Gaza, prisoner ('Records of the Past,' vol. 9. p. 5), and reduced Philtstia generally to subjection. And his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent. The fruit of the cockatrice will be even more terrible and venomous. He will resemble the "fiery flying serpent" of the wilderness (Numbers 21:6). Sennacherib is, perhaps, this "fruit." He conquered Ascalon ('Ancient Monarchies,' vol. 2. p. 432) and Ekron (ibid., p. 433), and had the kings of Gaze and Ashdod among his tributaries (ibid., p. 438, note 11). 14:28-32 Assurance is given of the destruction of the Philistines and their power, by famine and war. Hezekiah would be more terrible to them than Uzziah had been. Instead of rejoicing, there would be lamentation, for the whole land would be ruined. Such destruction will come upon the proud and rebellious, but the Lord founded Zion for a refuge to poor sinners, who flee from the wrath to come, and trust in his mercy through Christ Jesus. Let us tell all around of our comforts and security, and exhort them to seek the same refuge and salvation.
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