Isaiah Chapter Fourteen part 2, A study of Isaiah 14:7, Isaiah 14:8, Isaiah 14:9, and Isaiah 14:10 & 11 featuring our Common Man's Commentary

Isaiah 14:7

"All the lands are at rest and at peace; they break into singing." NIV translation

This is truly a time of peace like the world has never seen. This is another reason that we can say that this prophecy has yet to be fulfilled. We also notice that the land is at rest meaning it does not have to be tilled to produce crops to feed God's people.

Isaiah 14:8

"Even the pine trees and the cedars of Lebanon exult over you and say, 'Now that you have been laid low, no woodsman comes to cut us down.'" NIV translation

This time will be a time of complete peace as even the trees of the earth will see peace. All of the earth will rejoice in the Lord.

Isaiah 14:9

"The grave 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." NIV translation

All of those who are a part of this new Babylonian system will be put in the holding place until the time of final judgment.

Isaiah 14:10 & 11

"They will all respond, they will say to you, 'You also have become weak, as we are; you have become like us.' 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." NIV translation

This passage speaks to the fact that Satan will also be cast down with those that took a part in his system. The reference to "harps" speaks to the fact that, before his fall, he was the worship leader in heaven.

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