Isaiah 14:7

7 All the lands are at rest and at peace; they break into singing.

Isaiah 14:7 in Other Translations

7 The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.
7 The whole earth is at rest and quiet; they break forth into singing.
7 But finally the earth is at rest and quiet. Now it can sing again!
7 And now it's over, the whole earth quietly at rest. Burst into song! Make the rafters ring!
7 All the earth is calm and at rest; people shout with a ringing cry.

Isaiah 14:7 Meaning and Commentary

Isaiah 14:7

The whole earth is at rest, [and] is quiet
The troubler of them being gone; and which will be the ease of the people of God, who in the latter day will fill the face of the earth, when the beast and false prophet will be taken and cast alive into the lake of fire; and especially when Satan shall be bound, and put in prison for a thousand years, that he may deceive the nations no more, ( Revelation 19:20 ) ( Revelation 20:2 Revelation 20:3 ) : they break forth into singing;
that is, the inhabitants of the earth, because of the fall of the king of Babylon, they being delivered from so great a tyrant or oppressor; or, "utter a song of praise", as the Targum, Aben Ezra says the word in the Arabic language is expressive of "clearness", and so it does signify to speak purely, dearly, and fluently, with open, mouth, and a clear voice F26; it is rendered in ( Psalms 98:4 ) "make a loud noise"; by singing a joyful song; and such a song will be sung by the church, when the mystical Babylon is fallen; see ( Revelation 15:2 Revelation 15:3 ) ( Revelation 19:1 Revelation 19:2 ) .


F26 <arabic> "perspicuo, puriore sermone fuit, fluida oratione disertas fuit, ----diserte, eleganter locutus est", Castel. col. 3040.

Isaiah 14:7 In-Context

5 The LORD has broken the rod of the wicked, the scepter of the rulers,
6 which in anger struck down peoples with unceasing blows, and in fury subdued nations with relentless aggression.
7 All the lands are at rest and at peace; they break into singing.
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.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Numbers 6:26; Jeremiah 50:34; Zechariah 1:11
  • 2. Psalms 98:1; Psalms 126:1-3; Isaiah 12:6
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