Isaiah 14:4

That you shall take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Parable. Septuagint, threnon. "Lamentation. "(Haydock) Or mournful canticle.

Hippolytus of Rome

AD 235
We will show in what follows that these things are not said of someone else but of that tyrant, the one without shame, the enemy of God, as Isaiah says. - "On the Antichrist 15"

Verecundus of Junca

AD 552
Because the Lord Jesus would destroy their staff, that is, their power to oppress, Isaiah said, “How has the oppressor ceased and the tax ended? Was his oppressor’s staff destroyed?” It befits Christians to be cautious, therefore, and it is right for the people of the Lord to be observant, lest oppressors who had once been repelled by divine grace should rouse themselves again to demand the kind of taxes which are paid with spiritual delinquency. - "Commentary on the Canticle of Deuteronomy 2.10"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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