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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1God's judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea,
6for their unmercifulness,
7pride,
10and overboldness,
11shall be irresistible.
 
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Chapter 47

Verse 1
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.


down
3:26; 26:5; 52:2; Job 2:8,13; Psalms 18:27; Jeremiah 13:18; 48:18; Lamentations 2:10,21; Ezekiel 26:16; 28:17; Obadiah 1:3,4; Jonah 3:6
O virgin
37:22; Jeremiah 46:11
daughter
Psalms 137:8; Jeremiah 50:42; 51:33; Zechariah 2:7
there is
14:13,14; Psalms 89:44; Haggai 2:22
thou shalt
7-9; 32:9-11; Deuteronomy 28:56,57; Lamentations 4:5; Revelation 18:7

Verse 2
Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.
the millstones
Exodus 11:5; Judges 16:21; Job 31:10; Jeremiah 27:7; Lamentations 5:13; Matthew 24:41; Luke 17:35
make bare
3:17; 20:4; Jeremiah 13:22,26; Ezekiel 16:37-39; Hosea 2:3; Micah 1:11; Nahum 3:5,6

Verse 3
Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and I will not meet thee as a man.
I will take
34:1-8; 59:17,18; 63:4-6; Deuteronomy 32:35,41-43; Psalms 94:1,2; 137:8,9; Jeremiah 13:22,26; 50:27,28; 51:4,11,20-24,34-36,56; Romans 12:19; Hebrews 10:30,31; Nahum 3:5; Revelation 6:9,10; 16:19; 18:5-8,20

Verse 4
As for our redeemer, the LORD of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel.
our redeemer
41:14; 43:3,14; 44:6; 49:26; 54:5; Jeremiah 31:11; 50:33,34

Verse 5
Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.
silent
13:20; 14:23; 1 Samuel 2:9; Psalms 31:17; 46:10; Jeremiah 25:10; Lamentations 1:1; Habakkuk 2:20; Zechariah 2:13; Matthew 22:12,13; Jude 1:13; Revelation 18:21-24
for
After Babylon was taken by Cyrus, instead of being "the lady of kingdoms," the metropolis of a great empire, and mistress of all the East, it became subject to the Persians; and the imperial seat being removed to Susa, instead of having a king, it had only a deputy residing there, who governed it as a province of the Persian empire.
7; 13:19; 14:4; Daniel 2:37,38; Revelation 17:3-5,18; 18:7,16-19

Verse 6
I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.
wroth
10:6; 42:24,25; 2 Samuel 24:14; 2 Chronicles 28:9; Psalms 69:26; Zechariah 1:15
I have polluted
43:28; Lamentations 2:2; Ezekiel 24:21; 28:16
thou didst
13:16; 14:17; Obadiah 1:10,16; Matthew 7:2; James 2:13
upon
Deuteronomy 28:50

Verse 7
And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: so that thou didst not lay these things to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
thou saidst
5; Ezekiel 28:2,12-14; 29:3; Daniel 4:29; 5:18-23
so that
46:8,9; Deuteronomy 32:29; Jeremiah 5:31; Ezekiel 7:3-9

Verse 8
Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
given
21:4,5; 22:12,13; 32:9; Judges 18:7,27; Jeremiah 50:11; Daniel 5:1-4,30; Zephaniah 2:15; Revelation 18:3-8
I am
10; Jeremiah 50:31,32; 51:53; Daniel 4:22,30; 5:23; 11:36; Habakkuk 2:5-8; 2 Thessalonians 2:4
I shall not
Psalms 10:5,6; Nahum 1:10; Luke 12:18-20; 17:27-29; Revelation 18:7

Verse 9
But these two things shall come to thee in a moment in one day, the loss of children, and widowhood: they shall come upon thee in their perfection for the multitude of thy sorceries, and for the great abundance of thine enchantments.
these two
51:18,19; Ruth 1:5,20; Luke 7:12,13
in a moment
13:19; Psalms 73:19; 1 Thessalonians 5:3; Revelation 18:8-10
they shall come
13:20-22; 14:22,23; Jeremiah 51:29,62-64; Revelation 18:21-23
for the multitude
12,13; Daniel 2:2; 4:7; 5:7; Nahum 3:4; 2 Thessalonians 2:9,10; Revelation 9:20,21; 18:23; Revelation 21:8; 22:15

Verse 10
For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.
thou hast trusted
28:15; 59:4; Psalms 52:7; 62:9
thou hast said
29:15; Job 22:13,14; Psalms 10:11; 64:5; 94:7-9; Ecclesiastes 8:8; Jeremiah 23:24; Ezekiel 8:12; 9:9
Thy wisdom
5:21; Ezekiel 28:2-6; Romans 1:22; 1 Corinthians 1:19-21; 3:19
perverted thee
or, caused thee to turn away. I am.

Verse 11
Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
thou shalt not know
37:36; Exodus 12:29,30; Nehemiah 4:11; Revelation 3:3
from whence it riseth
Heb. the morning thereof. thou shalt not be.
Psalms 50:22; Jeremiah 51:39-42; Daniel 5:25-30; 1 Thessalonians 5:3; Revelation 18:9,10
put it off
Heb. expiate.
Matthew 18:34; Luke 12:59

Verse 12
Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail.
9,10; 8:19; 19:3; 44:25; Exodus 7:11; 8:7,18,19; 9:11; Jeremiah 2:28; Daniel 5:7-9; Nahum 3:4; Acts 13:8-12; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12; Revelation 17:4-6

Verse 13
Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.
wearied
57:10; Ezekiel 24:12; Habakkuk 2:13
Let now
44:25; Daniel 2:2-10; 5:7,8,15,16,30
astrologers, the stargazers
Heb. viewers of the heavens. the monthly prognosticators. Heb. that gave knowledge concerning the months.

Verse 14
Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.
they shall
40:24; 41:2; Ezekiel 15:7; Psalms 83:13-15; Joel 2:5; Obadiah 1:18; Nahum 1:10; Malachi 4:1
themselves Heb
their souls.
Matthew 10:28; 16:26
there shall
30:14; Jeremiah 51:25,26; Revelation 18:21

Verse 15
Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, even thy merchants, from thy youth: they shall wander every one to his quarter; none shall save thee.
thy merchants
56:11; Ezekiel 27:12-25; Revelation 18:11-19
they shall
Babylon was replenished from all nations, by a concourse of people, whom Jeremiah (ch. 50:37) calls "the mingled people." All these, at the approach of Cyrus, sought to escape to their several countries.
Jeremiah 51:6-9; Revelation 18:15-17


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 47". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=isa&chapter=047>.  

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