Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)Chapter 14
14:9 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.
14:11 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.
Heb. "Sheol," Also; 15 (See Scofield "Habakkuk 2:5")
14:12 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!
(See Scofield "Habakkuk 2:5")
14:15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
son of the morning
Verses 12-14 evidently refer to Satan, who, as prince of this world-system (see "World," John 7:7 (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8") is the real unseen ruler of the successive world- powers. Tyre, Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece, Rome, etc. (see Ezekiel 28:12-14 Lucifer, "day-star," can be none other that Satan. This tremendous passage marks the beginning of sin in the universe. When Lucifer said, "I will," sin began. See Scofield "Revelation 20:10".
See other instances of addressing Satan through another, Genesis 3:15; Matthew 16:22,23.
14:22 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.
Heb. "Sheol," Also; 14:9 (See Scofield "Habakkuk 2:5") .
14:26 This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth: and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the nations.
See note 2; (See Scofield "Isaiah 13:1") .
14:28 In the year that king Ahaz died was this burden.
This universality is significant and marks the whole passage as referring, not merely to a near judgment upon Assyria, but in a yet larger sense to the final crash of the present world-system at the end of the age. (See "Times of the Gentiles," Luke 21:24; Revelation 16:14; Daniel 2:44,45 "Armageddon," ; Revelation 16:14; 19:17. No other such universal catastrophe on the nations is known to Scripture.
14:29 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.
See note 1; (See Scofield "Isaiah 13:1") .
14:32 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.
The descendants of Ahaz.
(See Scofield "Psalms 2:12")