Isaiah 14:22

ESV "I will rise up against them," declares the Lord of hosts, "and will cut off from Babylon name and remnant, descendants and posterity," declares the Lord.
NIV "I will rise up against them," declares the Lord Almighty. "I will wipe out Babylon’s name and survivors, her offspring and descendants," declares the Lord.
NASB I will rise up against them,' declares the Lord of armies, 'and eliminate from Babylon name and survivors, offspring and descendants,' declares the Lord.
CSB "I will rise up against them"—this is the declaration of the Lord of Armies—"and I will cut off from Babylon her reputation, remnant, offspring, and posterity"—this is the Lord’s declaration.
NLT This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: 'I, myself, have risen against Babylon! I will destroy its children and its children’s children,' says the Lord.
KJV For I will rise up against them, saith the Lord of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the Lord.
NKJV “For I will rise up against them,” says the Lord of hosts, “And cut off from Babylon the name and remnant, And offspring and posterity,” says the Lord.

What does Isaiah 14:22 mean?

Isaha prophesied that after the death of the hated king of Babylon, the people will massacre his offspring. This mockery of a funeral dirge, or taunt-song, does not end with wishes for the king's descendants to rule on his throne forever. It is quite clear that the song wishes for the king's line to die out immediately (Isaiah 14:20–21).

Now Isaiah quotes the Lord as declaring that He will bring this wish to pass. The Lord will act against Babylon and cut off its entire future. This verse is a thorough way of saying that the Lord will make sure Babylon ceases to exist as the nation it was. The Lord's use of "them" for Babylon instead of "him" for the king suggests to some commentators that Isaiah's taunt-song is aimed at the position of king of Babylon and not any specific king. No king will ever take that throne again. This is because Babylon will no longer be the empire it had become.
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