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Isaiah 14:23 NLT

23 “I will make Babylon a desolate place of owls, filled with swamps and marshes. I will sweep the land with the broom of destruction. I, the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, have spoken!”

Study tools for Isaiah 14:23

  • a 14:1 - Hebrew the house of Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.
  • b 14:4 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls; the meaning of the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
  • c 14:9 - Hebrew Sheol; also in 14:15 .
  • d 14:11 - Hebrew were brought down to Sheol.
  • e 14:13 - Or on the heights of Zaphon.
  • f 14:28 - King Ahaz died in 715
  • g 14:32 - Hebrew Zion.