Isaiah 14:10

10 They will all respond, they will say to you, “You also have become weak, as we are; you have become like us.”

Isaiah 14:10 in Other Translations

10 All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us?
10 All of them will answer and say to you: 'You too have become as weak as we! You have become like us!'
10 With one voice they all cry out, ‘Now you are as weak as we are!
10 With well-prepared speeches, royal invitations to death: "Now you are as nothing as we are! Make yourselves at home with us dead folks!"
10 They all respond to you, saying: "You too have become as weak as we are; you have become like us!

Isaiah 14:10 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 14:10

All they shall speak, and say unto thee
So they would say, could they speak, and are here represented as if they did: art thou become also weak as we?
who had been more powerful than they, had been too many for them, and had subdued them, and ruled over them, and was not only looked upon as invincible but as immortal, yea, as a deity; and yet now was become "sick", as the word F2 signifies, or by sickness brought to death, and by death enfeebled and rendered weak and without strength, stripped of all natural strength, as well as of all civil power and authority: art thou become like unto us?
who thought himself, and was flattered by others, that there were none like unto him; but now as the rest of the dead, and upon a level with them. So will it be with the Romish antichrist, who now exalts himself above all that is called God, and reigns over the kings of the earth, and shows himself as if he was God, and of whom his parasites say, "who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?" when he shall be consumed by Christ, and cast into the lake of fire with the devil and false prophet, he will be like the kings of the earth deceived by him, and the rest of the worshippers of him, and be as weak as they, ( 2 Thessalonians 2:4 2 Thessalonians 2:8 ) ( Revelation 13:4 ) ( Revelation 20:10 ) .


F2 (tylx) a (hlx) "aegrotuss fuit".

Isaiah 14:10 In-Context

8 Even the junipers and the cedars of Lebanon gloat over you and say, “Now that you have been laid low, no one comes to cut us down.”
9 The realm of the dead below is all astir to meet you at your coming; it rouses the spirits of the departed to greet you— all those who were leaders in the world; it makes them rise from their thrones— all those who were kings over the nations.
10 They will all respond, they will say to you, “You also have become weak, as we are; you have become like us.”
11 All your pomp has been brought down to the grave, along with the noise of your harps; maggots are spread out beneath you and worms cover you.
12 How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations!

Cross References 1

  • 1. Ezekiel 26:20; Ezekiel 32:21
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