22 this is the word the Lord has spoken against him:

“Virgin Daughter(A) Zion(B)
    despises and mocks you.
Daughter Jerusalem
    tosses her head(C) as you flee.

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The Fall of Babylon

47 “Go down, sit in the dust,(A)
    Virgin Daughter(B) Babylon;
sit on the ground without a throne,
    queen city of the Babylonians.[a](C)
No more will you be called
    tender or delicate.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 47:1 Or Chaldeans; also in verse 5

17 “Speak this word to them:

“‘Let my eyes overflow with tears(A)
    night and day without ceasing;
for the Virgin(B) Daughter, my people,
    has suffered a grievous wound,
    a crushing blow.(C)

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11 “Go up to Gilead and get balm,(A)
    Virgin(B) Daughter Egypt.
But you try many medicines in vain;
    there is no healing(C) for you.

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13 What can I say for you?(A)
    With what can I compare you,
    Daughter(B) Jerusalem?
To what can I liken you,
    that I may comfort you,
    Virgin Daughter Zion?(C)
Your wound is as deep as the sea.(D)
    Who can heal you?

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14 Sing, Daughter Zion;(A)
    shout aloud,(B) Israel!
Be glad and rejoice(C) with all your heart,
    Daughter Jerusalem!

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10 “Shout(A) and be glad, Daughter Zion.(B) For I am coming,(C) and I will live among you,”(D) declares the Lord.(E)

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