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Isaiah 47

Overview

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

Verse 1

down: Isaiah 3:26, Isaiah 26:5, Isaiah 52:2, Job 2:8, Job 2:13, Psalms 18:27, Jeremiah 13:18, Jeremiah 48:18, Lamentations 2:10, Lamentations 2:21, Ezekiel 26:16, Ezekiel 28:17, Obadiah 1:3, Obadiah 1:4, Jonah 3:6

O virgin: Isaiah 37:22, Jeremiah 46:11

daughter: Psalms 137:8, Jeremiah 50:42, Jeremiah 51:33, Zechariah 2:7

there is: Isaiah 14:13, Isaiah 14:14, Psalms 89:44, Haggai 2:22

thou shalt: Isaiah 47:7-9, Isaiah 32:9-11, Deuteronomy 28:56, Deuteronomy 28:57, Lamentations 4:5, Revelation 18:7

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:21 - The virgin Isaiah 13:1 - of Babylon Isaiah 14:6 - is persecuted Isaiah 23:7 - her own Isaiah 23:12 - thou oppressed Isaiah 32:11 - strip Jeremiah 25:12 - perpetual Jeremiah 25:26 - drink Jeremiah 27:7 - until Jeremiah 50:1 - against Babylon Jeremiah 51:29 - every Lamentations 1:1 - sit Lamentations 1:21 - thou wilt Daniel 5:20 - deposed Daniel 5:26 - God Nahum 3:18 - nobles 1 Timothy 5:6 - in pleasure

Verse 2

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: Isaiah 3:17, Isaiah 20:4, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 13:26, Ezekiel 16:37-39, Hosea 2:3, Micah 1:11, Nahum 3:5, Nahum 3:6

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 10:4 - cut off 1 Chronicles 19:4 - and cut Isaiah 23:7 - her own Revelation 18:7 - much she

Verse 3

I will take: Isaiah 34:1-8, Isaiah 59:17, Isaiah 59:18, Isaiah 63:4-6, Deuteronomy 32:35, Deuteronomy 32:41-43, Psalms 94:1, Psalms 94:2, Psalms 137:8, Psalms 137:9, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 13:26, Jeremiah 50:27, Jeremiah 50:28, Jeremiah 51:4, Jeremiah 51:11, Jeremiah 51:20-24, Jeremiah 51:34-36, Jeremiah 51:56, Romans 12:19, Hebrews 10:30, Hebrews 10:31, Nahum 3:5, Revelation 6:9, Revelation 6:10, Revelation 16:19, Revelation 18:5-8, Revelation 18:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:25 - ashamed Genesis 3:10 - because Exodus 32:25 - naked 2 Samuel 10:4 - cut off 1 Chronicles 19:4 - and cut Isaiah 3:17 - discover Lamentations 1:8 - they Hosea 2:3 - I strip Amos 4:12 - prepare Micah 1:11 - thou inhabitant of Saphir Habakkuk 2:16 - with shame for glory Revelation 3:18 - the shame Revelation 16:15 - lest

Verse 4

our redeemer: Isaiah 41:14, Isaiah 43:3, Isaiah 43:14, Isaiah 44:6, Isaiah 49:26, Isaiah 54:5, Jeremiah 31:11, Jeremiah 50:33, Jeremiah 50:34

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:16 - Angel 2 Samuel 6:2 - whose name Psalms 19:14 - redeemer Isaiah 48:2 - The Lord Isaiah 51:15 - The Lord Jeremiah 10:16 - The Lord Jeremiah 46:18 - saith Jeremiah 51:19 - the Lord Amos 4:13 - The Lord Revelation 3:7 - he that is holy

Verse 5

silent: Isaiah 13:20, Isaiah 14:23, 1 Samuel 2:9, Psalms 31:17, Psalms 46:10, Jeremiah 25:10, Lamentations 1:1, Habakkuk 2:20, Zechariah 2:13, Matthew 22:12, Matthew 22:13, 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. Isaiah 47:7, Isaiah 13:19, Isaiah 14:4, Daniel 2:37, Daniel 2:38, Revelation 17:3-5, Revelation 17:18, Revelation 18:7, Revelation 18:16-19

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:21 - the daughter Isaiah 23:2 - still Isaiah 23:12 - thou oppressed Jeremiah 30:16 - General Jeremiah 51:53 - mount Jeremiah 51:55 - destroyed Lamentations 2:10 - elders Micah 7:10 - she that

Verse 6

wroth: Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 42:24, Isaiah 42:25, 2 Samuel 24:14, 2 Chronicles 28:9, Psalms 69:26, Zechariah 1:15

I have polluted: Isaiah 43:28, Lamentations 2:2, Ezekiel 24:21, Ezekiel 28:16

thou didst: Isaiah 13:16, Isaiah 14:17, Obadiah 1:10, Obadiah 1:16, Matthew 7:2, James 2:13

upon: Deuteronomy 28:50

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:43 - rule Deuteronomy 28:48 - a yoke Deuteronomy 29:25 - Because Joshua 9:25 - we are 1 Kings 12:10 - My little finger 1 Chronicles 21:13 - but let me 2 Chronicles 10:4 - Thy father 2 Chronicles 10:11 - I will put Psalms 79:1 - into Isaiah 9:4 - For thou hast broken Isaiah 14:6 - who smote Isaiah 21:2 - all the Isaiah 52:5 - make Isaiah 54:8 - a little Isaiah 58:3 - labours Jeremiah 2:3 - all that Jeremiah 10:16 - Israel Jeremiah 21:7 - he shall Jeremiah 30:16 - General Jeremiah 50:7 - We offend Jeremiah 50:11 - ye destroyers Jeremiah 50:17 - this Jeremiah 50:33 - and all Jeremiah 50:42 - they are cruel Jeremiah 51:24 - General Jeremiah 51:36 - I will plead Lamentations 1:14 - yoke Lamentations 5:12 - General Ezekiel 22:16 - take thine inheritance in thyself Habakkuk 2:8 - the violence Ephesians 6:9 - ye 1 Timothy 6:1 - servants

Verse 7

thou saidst: Isaiah 47:5, Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 28:12-14, Ezekiel 29:3, Daniel 4:29, Daniel 5:18-23

so that: Isaiah 46:8, Isaiah 46:9, Deuteronomy 32:29, Jeremiah 5:31, Ezekiel 7:3-9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:27 - lest their 2 Samuel 2:27 - unless Psalms 10:6 - not Psalms 30:6 - And Ecclesiastes 7:2 - living Isaiah 14:13 - thou Isaiah 32:9 - ye women Isaiah 47:1 - thou shalt Isaiah 57:1 - no man Jeremiah 49:4 - gloriest Jeremiah 51:53 - mount Lamentations 1:9 - she remembereth Daniel 4:4 - was Amos 6:3 - put Obadiah 1:3 - saith Habakkuk 2:9 - set Zephaniah 2:15 - the rejoicing Zechariah 1:15 - General Malachi 2:2 - if ye will not lay James 4:16 - General Revelation 18:7 - much she

Verse 8

given: Isaiah 21:4, Isaiah 21:5, Isaiah 22:12, Isaiah 22:13, Isaiah 32:9, Judges 18:7, Judges 18:27, Jeremiah 50:11, Daniel 5:1-4, Daniel 5:30, Zephaniah 2:15, Revelation 18:3-8

I am: Isaiah 47:10, Jeremiah 50:31, Jeremiah 50:32, Jeremiah 51:53, Daniel 4:22, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 5:23, Daniel 11:36, Habakkuk 2:5-8, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

I shall not: Psalms 10:5, Psalms 10:6, Nahum 1:10, Luke 12:18-20, Luke 17:27-29, Revelation 18:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:17 - thou shalt Isaiah 14:14 - I will be Jeremiah 13:22 - if Jeremiah 49:4 - gloriest Jeremiah 49:31 - that Lamentations 1:1 - as a Ezekiel 30:9 - careless Daniel 4:4 - was Obadiah 1:3 - saith Hebrews 11:25 - the pleasures James 4:16 - General James 5:5 - have lived

Verse 9

these two: Isaiah 51:18, Isaiah 51:19, Ruth 1:5, Ruth 1:20, Luke 7:12, Luke 7:13

in a moment: Isaiah 13:19, Psalms 73:19, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, Revelation 18:8-10

they shall come: Isaiah 13:20-22, Isaiah 14:22, Isaiah 14:23, Jeremiah 51:29, Jeremiah 51:62-64, Revelation 18:21-23

for the multitude: Isaiah 47:12, Isaiah 47:13, Daniel 2:2, Daniel 4:7, Daniel 5:7, Nahum 3:4, 2 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:10, Revelation 9:20, Revelation 9:21, Revelation 18:23, Revelation 21:8, Revelation 22:15

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 17:17 - used 2 Chronicles 33:6 - he observed Isaiah 13:15 - General Jeremiah 4:20 - in Jeremiah 15:9 - She that hath Jeremiah 51:8 - suddenly Lamentations 1:1 - as a Daniel 5:8 - but Daniel 5:30 - General Amos 5:12 - manifold Acts 8:11 - he had Hebrews 11:25 - the pleasures Revelation 18:17 - in one

Verse 10

thou hast trusted: Isaiah 28:15, Isaiah 59:4, Psalms 52:7, Psalms 62:9

thou hast said: Isaiah 29:15, Job 22:13, Job 22:14, Psalms 10:11, Psalms 64:5, Psalms 94:7-9, Ecclesiastes 8:8, Jeremiah 23:24, Ezekiel 8:12, Ezekiel 9:9

Thy wisdom: Isaiah 5:21, Ezekiel 28:2-6, Romans 1:22, 1 Corinthians 1:19-21, 1 Corinthians 3:19

perverted thee: or, caused thee to turn away

I am: Isaiah 47:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:9 - tree of knowledge Psalms 62:10 - Trust Isaiah 13:9 - cruel Isaiah 19:12 - where are thy Isaiah 19:14 - hath mingled Isaiah 30:12 - and trust Isaiah 47:12 - General Jeremiah 50:29 - for she hath Jeremiah 50:36 - dote 1 Corinthians 8:1 - Knowledge James 4:16 - General

Verse 11

thou shalt not know: Isaiah 37:36, Exodus 12:29, Exodus 12:30, 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, Revelation 18:10

put it off: Heb. expiate, Matthew 18:34, Luke 12:59

Reciprocal: Judges 20:34 - knew not Isaiah 19:14 - hath mingled Jeremiah 51:31 - to show Habakkuk 2:7 - they

Verse 12

Isaiah 47:9, Isaiah 47:10, Isaiah 8:19, Isaiah 19:3, Isaiah 44:25, Exodus 7:11, Exodus 8:7, Exodus 8:18, Exodus 8:19, Exodus 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

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:22 - as one Genesis 8:21 - the imagination Genesis 41:8 - the magicians of Egypt Numbers 22:6 - I wot Numbers 22:25 - crushed Balaam's Numbers 22:38 - have I Numbers 23:8 - General 1 Samuel 6:2 - called 2 Kings 17:17 - used Ecclesiastes 10:15 - labour Isaiah 2:6 - and are Jeremiah 10:2 - be Jeremiah 27:9 - dreamers Daniel 1:20 - the magicians Daniel 2:2 - General Daniel 2:27 - cannot Daniel 4:6 - to bring Daniel 4:18 - forasmuch Daniel 5:8 - but Daniel 5:15 - General Micah 3:7 - the seers Acts 19:19 - used Revelation 9:21 - their sorceries Revelation 22:15 - sorcerers

Verse 13

wearied: Isaiah 57:10, Ezekiel 24:12, Habakkuk 2:13

Let now: Isaiah 44:25, Daniel 2:2-10, Daniel 5:7, Daniel 5:8, Daniel 5:15, Daniel 5:16, Daniel 5:30

astrologers, the stargazers: Heb. viewers of the heavens, the monthly prognosticators. Heb. that gave knowledge concerning the months.

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:22 - as one Genesis 41:8 - the magicians of Egypt Exodus 7:11 - wise men Exodus 8:18 - they could Leviticus 19:31 - General Numbers 22:6 - I wot Numbers 23:8 - General Deuteronomy 18:10 - that useth divination 1 Samuel 6:2 - called 2 Kings 17:17 - used Ecclesiastes 10:15 - labour Isaiah 2:6 - and are Isaiah 16:12 - but Isaiah 47:9 - for the multitude Jeremiah 50:35 - her wise men Ezekiel 21:29 - they see Nahum 2:8 - Stand Nahum 3:4 - the mistress Acts 19:19 - used

Verse 14

they shall: Isaiah 40:24, Isaiah 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, Matthew 16:26

there shall: Isaiah 30:14, Jeremiah 51:25, Jeremiah 51:26, Revelation 18:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:12 - stubble Exodus 15:7 - consumed Isaiah 5:24 - devoureth Jeremiah 50:35 - her wise men

Verse 15

thy merchants: Isaiah 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 - Jeremiah 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

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:21 - the imagination Isaiah 13:14 - they shall Jeremiah 25:12 - that I Jeremiah 51:9 - forsake Ezekiel 17:4 - into Revelation 18:3 - the merchants

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Isaiah 47". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/isaiah-47.html.