Isaiah 47 LEB

Babylon’s Fall

1 Come down and sit on [the] dust, virgin daughter of Babylon! Sit on the ground without a throne, daughter of Chaldea! For {they shall no longer call}a you tender and delicate.

References for Isaiah 47:1

    • ̢ 47:1 - Literally "you shall not add they shall call to"
      2 Take [the] pair of mill stones and grind flour! Uncover your veil, strip off [your] skirt, uncover [your] thigh, pass through [the] rivers!
      3 Your nakedness shall be exposed; indeed, your shame shall become visible. I will take vengeance and I will not {spare}b a person.

      References for Isaiah 47:3

        • ̣ 47:3 - Literally "plead with"
          4 Our redeemer, Yahweh of hosts [is] his name, the holy one of Israel.
          5 Sit silently and go into the darkness, daughter of Chaldea, for {they shall no longer call}c you mistress of kingdoms.

          References for Isaiah 47:5

            • ̤ 47:5 - Literally "you shall not add they shall call to"
              6 I was angry with my people; I profaned my inheritance, and I gave them into your hand. You did not {give}d them mercy; on [the] aged you made your yoke very heavy.

              References for Isaiah 47:6

                • ̥ 47:6 - Literally "set up"
                  7 And you said, "I shall be an eternal mistress forever!" You did not set these [things] upon your heart; you did not remember its end.
                  8 Therefore now hear this, luxuriant [one] who sitse in security, who saysf in her heart, "I [am], and besides me [there is] no one. I shall not sit [as] a widow, and I shall not know [the] loss of children."

                  References for Isaiah 47:8

                    • ̦ 47:8 - Or "sitting"
                    • ̧ 47:8 - Or "saying"
                      9 And these two shall come to you [in] a moment, in one day: [the] loss of children and widowhood shall come on you {completely},g in spite of your many sorceries, in spite of the power of your great enchantments.

                      References for Isaiah 47:9

                        • ̨ 47:9 - Literally "as their fullness"
                          10 And you felt secure in your wickedness; you said, "{No one}h seesi me." Your wisdom and your knowledge led you astray, and you said in your heart, "I [am], and besides me [there is] no one."

                          References for Isaiah 47:10

                            • ̩ 47:10 - Literally "none"
                            • ̪ 47:10 - Or "[is] seeing"
                              11 And evil shall come upon you, you will not know; it will be on the lookout for her. And disaster shall fall upon you; you will not be able to {avert}j it. And ruin shall come on you suddenly; you do not know.

                              References for Isaiah 47:11

                                • ̫ 47:11 - Literally "make amends"
                                  12 Stand, now, in your enchantments, and in your many sorceries with which you have labored from your youth. Perhaps you may be able to benefit; perhaps you may {scare away}.k

                                  References for Isaiah 47:12

                                    • ̬ 47:12 - Literally "terrify"
                                      13 You struggle with your many consultations;l let them stand, now, and save you-- those who see the stars, divide [the] {celestial sphere},m who inform by new moons-- from [those things] that are coming upon you.

                                      References for Isaiah 47:13

                                        • ̭ 47:13 - Or "advice"
                                        • ̮ 47:13 - Literally "heavens," that is, for astrology
                                          14 Look! They are like stubble; [the] fire burns them completely. They cannot deliver {themselves}n from [the] {power}o of [the] flame; there is no coal {for warming oneself},p [no] fire before which to sit.

                                          References for Isaiah 47:14

                                            • ̯ 47:14 - Literally "their lives"
                                            • ̰ 47:14 - Literally "hand"
                                            • ̱ 47:14 - Literally "to grow warm"
                                              15 So are to you [those with] whom you have labored, your traders from your youth. They wander, each to his side; there is no one who can save you.