1 Step down! Sit in the dust, virgin daughter of Babylon. Sit on the ground, no throne, daughter of the Chaldaeans, for never again will you be called tender and delicate.
Jer 51:33 Ps 137:8 Jer 46:11 Jer 50:42 Zech 2:7 Isa 3:26 Isa 14:13-14
2 Take the grinding mill, crush up the meal. Remove your veil, tie up your skirt, bare your legs, cross the rivers.
Matt 24:41 Exod 11:5 Judg 16:21 Isa 20:4 Job 31:10 Ezek 16:37-39 Gen 24:65
3 Let your nakedness be displayed and your shame exposed. I am going to take vengeance and no one will stand in my way.
Nah 3:5 Deut 32:35 Deut 32:41-43 Ezek 16:37 Heb 10:30-31 Isa 34:1-8 Isa 59:17-18
4 Our redeemer, Yahweh Sabaoth is his name, the Holy One of Israel, says:
Isa 41:14 Isa 43:14 Isa 43:3 Isa 44:6 Isa 49:26 Isa 54:5 Jer 31:11
5 Sit in silence, bury yourself in darkness, daughter of the Chaldaeans, for never again will you be called the mistress of kingdoms.
Isa 47:7 1Sam 2:9 Dan 2:37-38 Hab 2:20 Isa 13:10 Isa 13:19-20 Isa 14:4
6 Being angry with my people, I rejected my heritage, surrendering them into your clutches. You showed them no mercy, you made your yoke very heavy on the aged.
Zech 1:15 2Chr 28:9 Deut 28:50 Isa 14:17 Jas 2:13 Obad 1:10 Obad 1:16
7 You thought, 'I shall be a queen for ever.' You did not reflect on these matters or think about the future.
Deut 32:29 Isa 47:5 Jer 5:31 Dan 4:29 Dan 5:18-23 Ezek 7:3-9 Ezek 28:2
8 Now listen to this, voluptuous woman, lolling at ease and thinking to yourself, 'I am the only one who matters. I shall never be widowed, never know bereavement.'
Zeph 2:15 Isa 32:9 Isa 45:6 Isa 47:10 Jer 50:11 2Thess 2:4 Dan 4:22
9 Yet both these things will befall you, suddenly, in one day. Bereavement and widowhood will suddenly befall you in spite of all your witchcraft and the potency of your spells.
Nah 3:4 1Thess 5:3 Ps 73:19 Isa 47:12-13 Rev 18:8-10 2Thess 2:9-10 Dan 2:2
10 Confident in your wickedness, you thought, 'No one can see me.' Your wishes and your knowledge were what deluded you, as you thought to yourself, 'I am the only one who matters.'
Isa 5:21 Isa 29:15 Ps 52:7 1Cor 1:19-21 Ezek 8:12 Ezek 9:9 Isa 59:4
11 Hence, disaster will befall you which you will not know how to charm away, calamity overtake you which you will not be able to avert, ruination will suddenly befall you, such as you have never known.
1Thess 5:3 Dan 5:25-30 Exod 12:29-30 Isa 37:36 Jer 51:39-42 Luke 12:59 Matt 18:34
12 Keep to your spells then, and all your sorceries, at which you have worked so hard since you were young. Perhaps you will succeed, perhaps you will strike terror!
Acts 13:8-12 Dan 5:7-9 Exod 7:11 Exod 8:7 Exod 8:18-19 Exod 9:11 Isa 8:19
13 You have had many tiring consultations: let the astrologers come forward now and save you, the star-gazers who announce month by month what will happen to you next.
Isa 44:25 Isa 57:10 Jer 51:58 Dan 2:2-10 Dan 5:7-8 Dan 5:15-16 Dan 5:30
14 Look, they are like wisps of straw, the fire will burn them up. They will not save their lives from the power of the flame. No embers these, for keeping warm, no fire to sit beside!
Mal 4:1 Nah 1:10 Isa 10:17 Isa 41:2 Matt 10:28 Ezek 15:7 Isa 5:24
15 Such will your wizards prove to be for you, for whom you have worked so hard since you were young; each wandering his own way, none of them can save you.
Ezek 27:12-25 Isa 56:11 Jer 51:6-9 Rev 18:11-19