New Living Translation
Their little children will be dashed to death before their eyes. Their homes will be sacked, and their wives will be raped.
King James Bible
Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
Darby Bible Translation
And their infants shall be dashed in pieces before their eyes, their houses shall be rifled, and their women ravished.
World English Bible
Their infants also will be dashed in pieces before their eyes. Their houses will be ransacked, and their wives raped.
Young's Literal Translation
And their sucklings are dashed to pieces before their eyes, Spoiled are their houses, and their wives lain with.
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CommentaryIsaiah 13:16 Parallel Commentaries
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
O Babylon, you will be destroyed. Happy is the one who pays you back for what you have done to us.
Happy is the one who takes your babies and smashes them against the rocks!
The attacking armies will shoot down the young men with arrows. They will have no mercy on helpless babies and will show no compassion for children."
Kill this man's children! Let them die because of their father's sins! They must not rise and conquer the earth, filling the world with their cities."
Well, both these things will come upon you in a moment: widowhood and the loss of your children. Yes, these calamities will come upon you, despite all your witchcraft and magic.
With you I will shatter men and women, old people and children, young men and maidens.
Our enemies rape the women in Jerusalem and the young girls in all the towns of Judah.
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