Revelation 18:8, 17

The Destruction of Babylon

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 18:17: “For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,”

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.”