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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13 Therefore this is what the Lord says:

“Inquire among the nations:
    Who has ever heard anything like this?(A)
A most horrible(B) thing has been done
    by Virgin(C) Israel.

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I will build you up again,
    and you, Virgin(A) Israel, will be rebuilt.(B)
Again you will take up your timbrels(C)
    and go out to dance(D) with the joyful.(E)

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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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“Fallen is Virgin(A) Israel,
    never to rise again,
deserted in her own land,
    with no one to lift her up.(B)

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