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Bible Commentaries

Expositor's Dictionary of Texts

Isaiah 14

Verses 1-32

Isaiah 14:8

Ruskin says on this text: 'Consider such expressions as that tender and glorious verse in Isaiah, speaking of the cedars on the mountains as rejoicing over the fall of the king of Assyria: "Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art gone down to the grave, no feller is come up against us." See what sympathy there is here, as if with the very hearts of the trees themselves.'

References. XIV. 9. D. Biggs, Christian World Pulpit, vol. lx. 1901, p. 315. XIV. 32. F. E. Paget, Sermons for Special Occasions, p. 65. Spurgeon, Sermons, vol. xlv. No. 2612.

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Nicoll, William Robertson, M.A., L.L.D. "Commentary on Isaiah 14". Expositor's Dictionary of Text. 1910.