And it shall be to me a name
of joy, a praise and an honour before
all the nations of the earth, which shall hear all the good that I do unto them: and they shall fear
and tremble for all the goodness and for all the prosperity that I procure unto it.
[There shall be
] no more
praise of Moab: in Heshbon
they have devised evil against it; come
, and let us cut it off from [being
] a nation. Also thou shalt
be cut down
, O Madmen; the sword shall pursue thee.
They shall howl, [saying
], How is it
broken down! how hath Moab turned the back
with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.
How is Sheshach
taken! and how is the praise
of the whole earth surprised! how is Babylon become an astonishment
among the nations!
-36 I have
seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. ... Yet he passed away, and, lo, he [was
] not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
Isaiah 1:26 And I will
restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellors as at the beginning: afterward thou shalt
be called, The city of righteousness, the faithful city.
That thou shalt take up this proverb
against the king of Babylon, and say, How
hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city
ceased! ... He who smote
the people in wrath with a continual stroke
, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, [and] none
The king spake, and said, Is not
I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for
the honour of my majesty?
the fear of her torment, saying, Alas
, alas, that great
city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.
And saying, Alas
, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls! ... And they cast
dust on their heads, and cried, weeping
and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for
in one hour is she made desolate.