Isaiah, 13

Isaiah, 13

The Destruction of Babylon Prophesied ● 22 verses ● 2 min

In Isaiah chapter 13, the prophet receives a vision from God about the coming destruction of Babylon. He describes the devastating judgment that will fall upon the city, brought on by the armies of God. The chapter ends with a call for all to seek refuge in the Lord in the face of impending disaster.

Isaiah 13 offers a vivid portrayal of God's judgment against the wicked. Babylon was a powerful and wealthy city, but it had also become a symbol of idolatry and oppression. The Lord had warned the Babylonians through Isaiah to turn from their ways, but they refused to listen. As a result, they faced the catastrophic consequences of their sin.This chapter also demonstrates God's faithfulness to His people. Despite the overwhelming destruction that would come upon Babylon, the Lord promises to protect His faithful followers. As we read this chapter, we are reminded of the importance of repentance and turning to God. Though we may face trials and challenges in life, the Lord is our refuge and our strength.


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Isaiah, 13

The Destruction of Babylon Prophesied

The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 1

Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 2

I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called my mighty ones for mine anger, even them that rejoice in my highness.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 3

The noise of a multitude in the mountains, like as of a great people; a tumultuous noise of the kingdoms of nations gathered together: the LORD of hosts mustereth the host of the battle.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 4

They come from a far country, from the end of heaven, even the LORD, and the weapons of his indignation, to destroy the whole land.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 5

Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 6

Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt:

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 7

And they shall be afraid: pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them; they shall be in pain as a woman that travaileth: they shall be amazed one at another; their faces shall be as flames.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 8

Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 9

For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 10

And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 11

I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of Ophir.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 12

Therefore I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the LORD of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 13

And it shall be as the chased roe, and as a sheep that no man taketh up: they shall every man turn to his own people, and flee every one into his own land.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 14

Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and every one that is joined unto them shall fall by the sword.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 15

Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 16

Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which shall not regard silver; and as for gold, they shall not delight in it.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 17

Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 18

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

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 19

It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 20

But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 21

And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged.

Isaiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 22


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How many verses does Isaiah, chapter 13 have?

There are 22 verses in the book of Isaiah.

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