|Overview - Isaiah 21|
|1||The prophet, bewailing the captivity of his people, sees in a vision the fall of Babylon by the Medes and Persians.|
|11||Edom, scorning the prophet, is moved to repentance.|
|13||The set time of Arabia's calamity.|
Isaiah 21:1 (King James Version)
The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.
- The burden
- The first ten verses of this chapter contain a prediction of the taking of Babylon by the Medes and Persians; which is here denominated "the desert of the sea," because the country around it, and especially towards the sea, was a great morass, often overflowed by the Tigris and Euphrates, and only rendered habitable by being drained by a number of canals.
- 13:1 17:1
- the desert
- 13:20-22 14:23 Jeremiah 51:42
- As whirlwinds
- Job 37:9 ; Daniel 11:40 ; Zechariah 9:14
- Isaiah 13:4 Isaiah 13:5 Isaiah 13:17 Isaiah 13:18 Ezekiel 30:11 ; 31:12