|Overview - Isaiah 23|
|1||The miserable overthrow of Tyre.|
|15||Her restoration and whoredoms.|
Isaiah 23:1 (King James Version)
The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
- M. 3289. B.C. 715. burden.
- Tyre, whose destruction by Nebuchadnezzar is here foretold, was a city of Phoenicia, on the shore of the Mediterranean, twenty-four miles south of Sidon, and thirty-two north of Accho or Ptolemais, according to the Antonine and Jerusalem Itineraries, about lat
- 33 degrees 18' N. long. 35 degrees 10' E. There were two cities of this name; one on the continent called Pal Tyrus, or Old Tyre, according to Strabo, thirty stadia south of the other, which was situated on an island, not above 700 paces from the main land, says Pliny. Old Tyre was taken by Nebuchadnezzar, after a siege of thirteen years, B
- C. 573, which he so utterly destroyed, that it never afterwards rose higher than a village. But previous to this, the inhabitants had removed their effects to the island which afterwards became so famous by the name of Tyre, though now consisting only of about 800 dwellings.
- Jeremiah 25:15 Jeremiah 25:22 ; 47:4 Ezekiel 26:1-28:25 ; Joel 3:4-8 ; Amos 1:9 Amos 1:10
- Zechariah 9:2 Zechariah 9:4
- Isaiah 15:2 Isaiah 15:8 Revelation 18:17-19
- ye ships
- 2:16 60:9 1 Kings 22:48 ; 2 Chronicles 9:21 ; Psalms 48:7 ; Ezekiel 27:25
- for it is
- 15:1 Jeremiah 25:10 Jeremiah 25:11 ; Revelation 18:22 Revelation 18:23
- the land
- 12 ; Numbers 24:24 ; Jeremiah 2:10 ; Ezekiel 27:6 ; Daniel 11:30