Isaiah 14:6
New International Version
which in anger struck down peoples with unceasing blows, and in fury subdued nations with relentless aggression.

New Living Translation
You struck the people with endless blows of rage and held the nations in your angry grip with unrelenting tyranny.

English Standard Version
that struck the peoples in wrath with unceasing blows, that ruled the nations in anger with unrelenting persecution.

Berean Study Bible
It struck the peoples in anger with unceasing blows; it subdued the nations in rage with relentless persecution.

King James Bible
He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.

New King James Version
He who struck the people in wrath with a continual stroke, He who ruled the nations in anger, Is persecuted and no one hinders.

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

NASB 1995
Which used to strike the peoples in fury with unceasing strokes, Which subdued the nations in anger with unrestrained persecution.

NASB 1977
Which used to strike the peoples in fury with unceasing strokes, Which subdued the nations in anger with unrestrained persecution.

Amplified Bible
Which used to strike the peoples in anger with incessant blows, Which subdued and ruled the nations in wrath with unrelenting persecution.

Christian Standard Bible
It struck the peoples in anger with unceasing blows. It subdued the nations in rage with relentless persecution.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It struck the peoples in anger with unceasing blows. It subdued the nations in rage with relentless persecution.

American Standard Version
that smote the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, that ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Having smitten a nation in wrath, with an incurable plague, smiting a nation with a wrathful plague, which spared them not, he rested in quiet.

Contemporary English Version
who were furious and never stopped abusing the people of other nations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That struck the people in wrath with an incurable wound, that brought nations under in fury, that persecuted in a cruel manner.

English Revised Version
that smote the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, that ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained.

Good News Translation
who angrily oppressed the peoples and never stopped persecuting the nations they had conquered.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They struck the people with fury, with blows that didn't stop. They ruled nations in anger, persecuting them without restraint.

International Standard Version
that struck down peoples in anger with unceasing blows, that oppressed nations in fury with relentless persecution.

JPS Tanakh 1917
That smote the peoples in wrath With an incessant stroke, That ruled the nations in anger, With a persecution that none restrained.

Literal Standard Version
He who is striking peoples in wrath, "" A striking without intermission, "" He who is ruling nations in anger, "" Pursuing without restraint!

NET Bible
It furiously struck down nations with unceasing blows. It angrily ruled over nations, oppressing them without restraint.

New Heart English Bible
The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet. They break out song.

World English Bible
who struck the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, who ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained.

Young's Literal Translation
He who is smiting peoples in wrath, A smiting without intermission, He who is ruling in anger nations, Pursuing without restraint!

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Downfall of the King of Babylon
5The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of the rulers. 6It struck the peoples in anger with unceasing blows; it subdued the nations in rage with relentless persecution. 7All the earth is at peace and at rest; they break out in song.…

Cross References
Isaiah 10:14
My hand reached as into a nest to seize the wealth of the nations. Like one gathering abandoned eggs, I gathered all the earth. No wing fluttered, no beak opened or chirped.'"

Isaiah 14:5
The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of the rulers.

Isaiah 47:6
I was angry with My people; I profaned My heritage, and I placed them under your control. You showed them no mercy; even on the elderly you laid a most heavy yoke.

Lamentations 1:21
People have heard my groaning, but there is no one to comfort me. All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that You have caused it. May You bring the day You have announced, so that they may become like me.

Habakkuk 1:17
Will he, therefore, empty his net and continue to slay nations without mercy?


Treasury of Scripture

He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hinders.

who smote

Isaiah 33:1
Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! when thou shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled; and when thou shalt make an end to deal treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee.

Isaiah 47:6
I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.

2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand.

continual stroke.

Isaiah 13:14-18
And it shall be as the chased roe, and as a sheep that no man taketh up: they shall every man turn to his own people, and flee every one into his own land…

Isaiah 21:1-10
The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land…

Isaiah 47:1
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.

and none

Isaiah 46:10,11
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: …

Job 9:13
If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

Proverbs 21:30
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.









(6) He who smote . . .--Better, which smote, the whole verse being of the nature of a relative clause, with the "sceptre" for antecedent.

A continual stroke.--Literally, a stroke without ceasing.

Is persecuted, and none hindereth.--Better, completing the parallelism, with a trampling that is not stayed.

Verse 6. - He who smote the people; rather, which smote the peoples. The participle translated "he who smote" refers to "staff" or "scepter." With a continual stroke; i.e. incessantly, one war following another without pause or stop. He that ruled, etc.; rather, which ruled the nations in anger with a persecution that held not back.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
It struck
מַכֶּ֤ה (mak·keh)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5221: To strike

the peoples
עַמִּים֙ (‘am·mîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

in anger
בְּעֶבְרָ֔ה (bə·‘eḇ·rāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5678: Overflow, arrogance, fury

with unceasing
בִּלְתִּ֣י (bil·tî)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

blows;
מַכַּ֖ת (mak·kaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4347: A wound, carnage, pestilence

it subdued
רֹדֶ֤ה (rō·ḏeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7287: To tread down, subjugate, to crumble off

the nations
גּוֹיִ֔ם (gō·w·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

in rage
בָאַף֙ (ḇā·’ap̄)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

with relentless
בְּלִ֥י (bə·lî)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 1097: Failure, nothing, destruction, without, not yet, because not, as long as

persecution.
מֻרְדָּ֖ף (mur·dāp̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4783: Persecution


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