Isaiah 13:19

The Destruction of Babylon

Isaiah 13:19: "And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah."




Isaiah 34:8-10

Isaiah 34:8: "For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion."

Isaiah 34:9: "And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, and the dust thereof into brimstone, and the land thereof shall become burning pitch."

Isaiah 34:10: "It shall not be quenched night nor day; the smoke thereof shall go up for ever: from generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it for ever and ever."




2 Esdras 15:43-44

2 Esdras 15:43: “And they” [The clouds] “shall go stedfastly unto Babylon, and make her afraid.”

2 Esdras 15:44: “They” [The clouds] “shall come to her,” [Babylon] “and besiege her,” [Babylon] “the star" [Christ] "and all wrath shall they" [Christ, the angels and the 144,000] "pour out upon her:" [Babylon] "then shall the dust and smoke go up unto the heaven, and all they” [The people alive on earth] “that be about her” [Babylon] “shall bewail her.”




Revelation 18:1-2, 8-10

Revelation 18:1: “And after these things I” [John] “saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.”

Revelation 18:2: “And he” [The angel] “cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.”

Revelation 18:8: “Therefore shall her” [Babylon’s] “plagues come in one day," [The Day of the Lord] "death, and mourning, and famine; and she” [Babylon] “shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.”

Revelation 18:9: “And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her,” [Babylon] “shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,”

Revelation 18:10: “Standing afar off” [In other places of the earth including the Valley of Decision] “for the fear of her” [Babylon's] “torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.”