Isaiah 14:15

15 But you are brought down to the realm of the dead, to the depths of the pit.

Isaiah 14:15 in Other Translations

15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
15 But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.
15 Instead, you will be brought down to the place of the dead, down to its lowest depths.
15 But you didn't make it, did you? Instead of climbing up, you came down - Down with the underground dead, down to the abyss of the Pit.
15 But you will be brought down to Sheol into the deepest regions of the Pit.

Isaiah 14:15 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 14:15

Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell
Into a very low and miserable condition; see ( Matthew 11:23 ) instead of ascending to heaven: or "to the grave"; though, inasmuch as afterwards a burial is denied him, the word may be taken for the infernal pit, and so is, as much as can be, opposed to heaven; and this will be true of antichrist, when the beast and false prophet will be cast alive into the lake of fire, ( Revelation 19:20 ) : to the sides of the pit;
instead of being on the mount of the congregation in the sides of the north; another word for hell, the pit of corruption, and the bottomless pit. The Targum is,

``to the ends of the lake of the house of perdition;''
the place of everlasting destruction.

Isaiah 14:15 In-Context

13 You said in your heart, “I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly, on the utmost heights of Mount Zaphon.
14 I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.”
15 But you are brought down to the realm of the dead, to the depths of the pit.
16 Those who see you stare at you, they ponder your fate: “Is this the man who shook the earth and made kingdoms tremble,
17 the man who made the world a wilderness, who overthrew its cities and would not let his captives go home?”

Cross References 4

  • 1. Isaiah 13:6; Isaiah 45:7; Isaiah 47:11; Jeremiah 51:8,43
  • 2. S Job 21:13
  • 3. Matthew 11:23; Luke 10:15
  • 4. S Psalms 55:23; Ezekiel 31:16; Ezekiel 32:23
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