1 Miserebitur enim Dominus Iacob et eliget adhuc de Israel et requiescere eos faciet super humum suam; adiungetur advena ad eos et adhaerebit domui Iacob.
2 Et tenebunt eos populi et adducent eos in locum suum; et possidebit eos domus Israel super terram Domini in servos et ancillas; et erunt capientes eos, qui se ceperant, et subicient exactores suos.
3 Et erit in die illa: cum requiem dederit tibi Dominus a labore tuo et a concussione tua et a servitute dura, qua ante servisti,
4 proferes parabolam istam contra regem Babylonis et dices: "Quomodo cessavit exactor, quievit oppressio?
5 Contrivit Dominus baculum impiorum, virgam dominantium,
6 caedentem populos in indignatione plaga sine remissione, subicientem in furore gentes persecutione sine fine.
7 Conquievit et siluit omnis terra, gavisa est, et exsultaverunt.
8 Abietes quoque laetatae sunt super te, et cedri Libani: "Ex quo dormisti, non ascendit, qui succidat nos".
9 Infernus subter conturbatus est in occursum adventus tui; suscitat tibi umbras, omnes principes terrae surgere fecit de soliis suis, omnes reges nationum.
10 Universi respondebunt et dicent tibi: "Et tu vulneratus es sicut nos, nostri similis effectus es".
11 Detracta est ad inferos superbia tua, sonitus nablorum tuorum; subter te sternitur tinea, et operimentum tuum sunt vermes.
12 Quomodo cecidisti de caelo, lucifer, fili aurorae? Deiectus es in terram, qui deiciebas gentes,
13 qui dicebas in corde tuo: "In caelum conscendam, super astra Dei exaltabo solium meum, sedebo in monte conventus in lateribus aquilonis;
14 ascendam super altitudinem nubium, similis ero Altissimo".
15 Verumtamen ad infernum detractus es, in profundum laci.
16 Qui te viderint, te intuentur teque prospicient: "Numquid iste est vir, qui conturbavit terram, qui concussit regna,
17 qui posuit orbem desertum et urbes eius destruxit, vinctis eius non aperuit carcerem?
18 Omnes reges gentium universi dormiunt in gloria, vir in domo sua;
19 tu autem proiectus es de sepulcro tuo quasi stirps abominabilis, obvolutus cum his, qui interfecti sunt gladio et descenderunt ad lapides sepulcri, quasi cadaver conculcatum.
20 Non habebis consortium cum eis in sepultura; tu enim terram tuam disperdidisti, tu populum tuum occidisti: non vocabitur in aeternum semen malefactorum.
21 Praeparate filios eius occisioni ob iniquitatem patrum suorum; ne consurgant, ut hereditent terram, neque impleant faciem orbis civitatum" ".
22 "Et consurgam contra eos, dicit Dominus exercituum; et perdam Babylonis nomen et reliquias et germen et progeniem, dicit Dominus;
23 et ponam eam in possessionem ericii et in paludes aquarum, et scopabo eam in scopa destructionis", dicit Dominus exercituum.
24 Iuravit Dominus exercituum dicens: "Profecto, ut putavi, ita erit; et quomodo mente tractavi, sic eveniet.
25 Conteram Assyrium in terra mea et in montibus meis conculcabo eum; et auferetur ab eis iugum eius, et onus illius ab umero eorum tolletur".
26 Hoc consilium, quod initum est super omnem terram, et haec est manus extenta super universas gentes.
27 Dominus enim exercituum decrevit, et quis poterit infirmare? Et manus eius extenta, et quis avertet eam?
28 In anno, quo mortuus est rex Achaz, factum est oraculum istud:
29 "Ne laeteris, Philisthaea omnis tu, quoniam comminuta est virga percussoris tui; de radice enim colubri egredietur regulus, et semen eius draco volans.
30 Et pascentur primogeniti egenorum, et pauperes fiducialiter requiescent; et interire faciam in fame radicem tuam et reliquias tuas interficiam.
31 Ulula, porta! Clama, civitas! Contremisce, Philisthaea omnis; ab aquilone enim fumus venit, et non est fugitivus in agminibus eius".
32 Et quid respondebitur nuntiis gentis?" Quia Dominus fundavit Sion, et in ipsam confugiunt pauperes populi eius".
King James Version
1 For the LORD will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land: and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cleave to the house of Jacob.
2 And the people shall take them, and bring them to their place: and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of the LORD for servants and handmaids: and they shall take them captives, whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
3 And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
4 ¶ That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
5 The LORD hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers.
6 He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
7 The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.
8 Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.
9 Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
10 All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us?
11 Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.
12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
16 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
17 That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
18 All the kings of the nations, even all of them, lie in glory, every one in his own house.
19 But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a carcase trodden under feet.
20 Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial, because thou hast destroyed thy land, and slain thy people: the seed of evildoers shall never be renowned.
21 Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers; that they do not rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.
22 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.
23 I will also make it a possession for the bittern, and pools of water: and I will sweep it with the besom of destruction, saith the LORD of hosts.
24 ¶ The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:
25 That I will break the Assyrian in my land, and upon my mountains tread him under foot: then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulders.
26 This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth: and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the nations.
27 For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
28 In the year that king Ahaz died was this burden.
29 ¶ Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
30 And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: and I will kill thy root with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.
31 Howl, O gate; cry, O city; thou, whole Palestina, art dissolved: for there shall come from the north a smoke, and none shall be alone in his appointed times.
32 What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.