Gaebelein's Annotated Bible
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.CHAPTER 47
A Description of the Fall of Babylon
1. Babylon’s degradation announced (Isaiah 47:1-3) 2. Israel acknowledges the redeemer (Isaiah 47:4) 3. Retribution for Babylon (Isaiah 47:5-7) 4. The destruction swift and sure (Isaiah 47:8-15) In chapter 14 a similar description of Babylon and the fall of the king of Babylon is recorded. All has its meaning for the future.