Isaiah 13 - Interlinear Bible

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Prophecies about Babylon

1 The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.
#w{m'a -n,B .Wh'y.[;v.y h'z'x r,v]a l,b'B a'F;m
2 Lift up a standard on the bare hill, Raise your voice to them, Wave the hand that they may enter the doors of the nobles.
~,h'l lw{q .Wmyir'h sen -.Wa.f h,P.vin -r;h l;[ ? ~yibyid.n yex.tiP .Wa{b'y.w d'y .Wpyin'h
3 I have commanded My consecrated ones, I have even called My mighty warriors, My proudly exulting ones, To execute My anger.
y;rw{Big yita'r'q ~;G y'v'DUq.mil yitye.Wic yin]a ? yit'w]a;G yezyiL;[ yiP;a.l
4 A sound of tumult on the mountains, Like that of many people! A sound of the uproar of kingdoms, Of nations gathered together! The LORD of hosts is mustering the army for battle.
lw{q b'r -m;[ t.Wm.D ~yir'h,B !w{m'h lw{q ? tw{a'b.c h'wh.y ~yip's/a,n ~Iyw{G tw{k.l.m;m !w{a.v ? h'm'x.lim a'b.c deQ;p.m
5 They are coming from a far country, From the farthest horizons, The LORD and His instruments of indignation, To destroy the whole land.

Judgment on the Day of the LORD

6 Wail, for the day of the LORD is near! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.
y;D;Vim d{v.K h'wh.y ~w{y bw{r'q yiK .Wlyilyeh ? aw{b'y
b;b.l -l'k.w h'ny,P.riT ~Iy;d'y -l'K !eK -l;[ ? ]s'MIy vw{n/a
8 They will be terrified, Pains and anguish will take hold of them; They will writhe like a woman in labor, They will look at one another in astonishment, Their faces aflame.
h'delw{Y;K !.Wzexa{y ~yil'b]x;w ~yiryic .Wl'h.bin.w ? ~yib'h.l yen.P .Wh'm.tIy .Whe[er -l,a vyia !.Wlyix.y ? ~,hyen.P
9 Behold, the day of the LORD is coming, Cruel, with fury and burning anger, To make the land a desolation; And He will exterminate its sinners from it.
!w{r]x;w h'r.b,[.w yir'z.k;a a'B h'wh.y -mw{y heNih ? dyim.v;y 'hy,a'J;x.w h'M;v.l #,r'a'h ~.Wf'l @'a ? h'N,Mim
10 For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not flash forth their light; The sun will be dark when it rises And the moon will not shed its light.
.WLeh'y a{l ~,hyelyis.k.W ~Iy;m'V;h yeb.kw{k -yiK ? ;hyiG;y -a{l ;xer'y.w w{taec.B v,m,V;h .$;v'x ~'rw{a ? w{rw{a
11 Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.
~'n{w][ ~yi['v.r -l;[.w h'['r lebeT -l;[ yiT.d;q'p.W ? lyiP.v;a ~yicyir'[ t;w]a;g.w ~yidez !w{a.G yiT;B.vih.w
ryipw{a ~,t,Kim ~'d'a.w z'Pim vw{n/a ryiqw{a
13 Therefore * I will make the heavens tremble, And the earth will be shaken from its place At the fury of the LORD of hosts In the day of His burning anger.
H'mw{q.Mim #,r'a'h v;[.rit.w zyiG.r;a ~Iy;m'v !eK -l;[ ? w{P;a !w{r]x ~w{y.b.W tw{a'b.c h'wh.y t;r.b,[.B
14 And it will be that like a hunted gazelle, Or like sheep with none to gather them, They will each turn to his own people, And each one flee to his own land.
vyia #eB;q.m !yea.w !a{c.k.W x'DUm yib.ciK h'y'h.w ? .Ws.Wn'y w{c.r;a -l,a vyia.w .Wn.pIy w{M;[ -l,a
15 Anyone who is found will be thrust through, And anyone who is captured will fall by the sword.
lw{PIy h,P.siN;h -l'k.w req'DIy a'c.miN;h -l'K ? b,r'x,B
16 Their little ones also will be dashed to pieces Before their eyes; Their houses will be plundered And their wives ravished.
~,hyeT'B .WS;VIy ~,hyenye[.l .Wv.JUr.y ~,hyel.l{[.w ? h'n.l;g'ViT ~,hyev.n.W

Babylon Will Fall to the Medes

17 Behold, I am going to stir up the Medes against them, Who will not value silver or take pleasure in gold.
@,s,K -r,v]a y'd'm -t,a ~,hyel][ ryi[em yin.nih ? w{b -.Wc.P.x;y a{l b'h'z.w .Wb{v.x;y a{l
18 And their bows will mow down the young men, They will not even have compassion on the fruit of the womb, Nor will their eye pity children.
a{l !,j,b -yir.p.W h'n.v;J;r.T ~yir'[.n tw{t'v.q.W ? ~'nye[ s.Wx't -a{l ~yin'B -l;[ .Wmex;r.y
19 And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans' pride, Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.
t,r,a.piT tw{k'l.m;m yib.c l,b'b h't.y'h.w ? h'r{m][ -t,a.w ~{d.s -t,a ~yih{l/a t;keP.h;m.K ~yiD.f;K !w{a.G
20 It will never * be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch his tent there, Nor will shepherds make their flocks lie down there.
rw{d'w rw{D -d;[ !{K.vit a{l.w x;c,n'l bevet -a{l ? .WciB.r;y -a{l ~yi[{r.w yib'r][ ~'v leh;y -a{l.w ? ~'v
21 But desert creatures will lie down there, And their houses will be full of owls; Ostriches also will live there, and shaggy goats will frolic there.
~,hyeT'b .Wa.l'm.W ~yiYic ~'v -.Wc.b'r.w ? ~'v -.Wd.Q;r.y ~yiryi[.f.W h'n][;y tw{n.B ~'v .Wn.k'v.w ~yix{a
22 Hyenas will howl in their fortified towers And jackals in their luxurious palaces. Her fateful time also will soon come And her days will not be prolonged.
yel.kyeh.B ~yiN;t.w ]wy'tw{nm.l;a.B ~yiYia h'n'[.w ? .Wkev'MIy a{l 'hy,m'y.w H'Ti[ aw{b'l bw{r'q.w g,n{[