Isaiah 47:2
Good News Translation
Turn the millstone! Grind the flour! Off with your veil! Strip off your fine clothes! Lift up your skirts to cross the streams!

Contemporary English Version
Start grinding grain! Take off your veil. Strip off your fancy clothes and wade across rivers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.

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Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.

the milestones

Exodus 11:5 And every firstborn in the land of the Egyptians shall die, from the firstborn of Pharao who sitteth on his throne, even to the firstborn of the handmaid that is at the mill, and all the firstborn of beasts.

Judges 16:21 Then the Philistines seized upon him, and forthwith pulled out his eyes, and led him bound in chains to Gaza, and shutting him up in prison made him grind.

Job 31:10 Let my wife be the harlot of another, and let other men lie with her.

Jeremiah 27:7 And all nations shall serve him, and his son, and his son's son: till the time come for his land and himself: and many nations and great kings shall serve him.

Lamentations 5:13 They abused the young men indecently: and the children fell under the wood.

Matthew 24:41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill. One shall be taken and one shall be left.

Luke 17:35 Two women shall be grinding together. The one shall be taken and the other shall be left. Two men shall be in the field. The one shall be taken and the other shall be left.

make bare

Isaiah 3:17 The Lord will make bald the crown of the head of the daughters of Sion, and the Lord will discover their hair.

Isaiah 20:4 So shall the king of the Assyrians lead away the prisoners of Egypt, and the captivity of Ethiopia, young and old, naked and barefoot, with their buttocks uncovered to the shame of Egypt.

Jeremiah 13:22,26 And if thou shalt say in thy heart: Why are these things come upon me? For the greatness of thy iniquity, thy nakedness is discovered, the soles of thy feet are defiled. . . .

Ezekiel 16:37-39 Behold, I will gather together all thy lovers with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all whom thou hast loved, with all whom thou hast hated: and I will gather them together against thee on every side, and will discover thy shame in their sight, and they shall see all thy nakedness. . . .

Hosea 2:3 Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born: and I will make her as a wilderness, and will set her as a land that none can pass through and will kill her with drought.

Micah 1:11 Declare ye it not in Geth, weep ye not with tears: in the house of Dust sprinkle yourselves with dust.

Nahum 3:5,6 Behold I come against thee, saith the Lord of hosts: and I will discover thy shame to thy face, and will shew thy nakedness to the nations, and thy shame to kingdoms. . . .

Context
The Fall of Babylon Predicted
1Come down, sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne for the daughter of the Chaldeans, for thou shalt no more be called delicate and tender. 2Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.3Thy nakedness shall be discovered, and thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and no man shall resist me.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:41
Two women shall be grinding at the mill. One shall be taken and one shall be left.

1 Corinthians 11:5
But every woman praying or prophesying with her head not covered disgraceth her head: for it is all one as if she were shaven.

Genesis 24:65
And said to the servant: Who is that man who cometh towards us along the field? And he said to her: That man is my master. But she quickly took her cloak, and covered herself.

Exodus 11:5
And every firstborn in the land of the Egyptians shall die, from the firstborn of Pharao who sitteth on his throne, even to the firstborn of the handmaid that is at the mill, and all the firstborn of beasts.

Job 31:10
Let my wife be the harlot of another, and let other men lie with her.

Ecclesiastes 12:4
And they shall shut the doors in the street, when the grinder's voice shall be low, and they shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of music shall grow deaf.

Isaiah 3:23
And lookingglasses, and lawns, and headbands, and fine veils.

Isaiah 20:4
So shall the king of the Assyrians lead away the prisoners of Egypt, and the captivity of Ethiopia, young and old, naked and barefoot, with their buttocks uncovered to the shame of Egypt.

Isaiah 32:11
Be astonished, ye rich women, be troubled, ye confident ones: strip you, and be confounded, gird your loins.

Jeremiah 13:22
And if thou shalt say in thy heart: Why are these things come upon me? For the greatness of thy iniquity, thy nakedness is discovered, the soles of thy feet are defiled.

Jeremiah 25:10
And I will take away from them the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound of the mill and the light of the lamp.

Nahum 3:5
Behold I come against thee, saith the Lord of hosts: and I will discover thy shame to thy face, and will shew thy nakedness to the nations, and thy shame to kingdoms.

Additional Translations
Take millstones and grind flour; remove your veil, strip off your skirt, bare your thigh, wade through the streams.Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover your locks, make bore the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove thy veil, strip off the train, uncover the leg, pass through the rivers.

Take a millstone, grind meal: remove thy veil, uncover thy white hairs, make bare the leg, pass through the rivers.

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove thy veil, lift up the train, uncover the leg, pass over rivers:

Take the millstones, and grind meal: remove thy veil, strip off the train, uncover the leg, pass through the rivers.

Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove your veil, strip off the train, uncover the leg, pass through the rivers.

Take millstones, and grind flour, Remove thy veil, draw up the skirt, Uncover the leg, pass over the floods.
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