Sit in silence and go into darkness, O Daughter of Chaldea. For you will no longer be called the queen of kingdoms.
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 13:10
For the stars of heaven and their constellations will not give their light. The sun will be darkened when it rises, and the moon will not give its light.
And Babylon, the jewel of the kingdoms, the glory of the pride of the Chaldeans, will be overthrown by God like Sodom and Gomorrah.
Look, here come the riders, horsemen in pairs." And one answered, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon! All the images of her gods lie shattered on the ground."
Be silent, O dwellers of the coastland, you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched.
You said, 'I will be queen forever.' You did not take these things to heart or consider their outcome.
"Why are we just sitting here? Gather together, let us flee to the fortified cities and perish there, for the LORD our God has doomed us. He has given us poisoned water to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.
The elders of the Daughter of Zion sit on the ground in silence. They have thrown dust on their heads and put on sackcloth. The young women of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground.
You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given sovereignty, power, strength, and glory.
Chapter Outline1. God's judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea
6. For their unmercifulness
10. And over-boldness
11. Shall be irresistible
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 2:9
Matthew 22:12, 13
Daniel 2:37, 38
Revelation 17:3-5, 18
Revelation 18:7, 16-19
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