The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.…
has not left the world, and every great civilisation (for it is not confined to one) is menaced in the same way by the temptation of forgetfulness of God, cruelty of sheer force, insolence of pride, and the empty trust of wealth. Our foes are the old foes with a new face on them.
(Hugh Black, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.