Isaiah 47:1-7 NIV

The Fall of Babylon

1 “Go down, sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, queen city of the Babylonians.aNo more will you be called tender or delicate.

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    • º 47:1 - Or "Chaldeans" ; also in verse 5
      2 Take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil. Lift up your skirts, bare your legs, and wade through the streams.

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      3 Your nakedness will be exposed and your shame uncovered. I will take vengeance; I will spare no one.”

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      4 Our Redeemer—the LORD Almighty is his name— is the Holy One of Israel.

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      5 “Sit in silence, go into darkness, queen city of the Babylonians; no more will you be called queen of kingdoms.

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      6 I was angry with my people and desecrated my inheritance; I gave them into your hand, and you showed them no mercy. Even on the aged you laid a very heavy yoke.

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      7 You said, ‘I am forever— the eternal queen!’ But you did not consider these things or reflect on what might happen.

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