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Isaiah 14:8

Context
NETBible

The evergreens also rejoice over your demise, 1  as do the cedars of Lebanon, singing, 2  ‘Since you fell asleep, 3  no woodsman comes up to chop us down!’ 4 

XREF

Isa 55:12,13; Eze 31:16; Zec 11:2

NET © Notes

tn Heb “concerning you.”

tn The word “singing” is supplied in the translation for stylistic reasons. Note that the personified trees speak in the second half of the verse.

tn Heb “lay down” (in death); cf. NAB “laid to rest.”

tn Heb “the [wood]cutter does not come up against us.”



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