New Living Translation
Isaiah son of Amoz received this message concerning the destruction of Babylon:
King James Bible
The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.
Darby Bible Translation
The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.
World English Bible
The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw:
Young's Literal Translation
The burden of Babylon that Isaiah son of Amoz hath seen:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:1 The burden - This title is commonly given to sad prophecies, which indeed are grievous burdens to them on whom they are laid. Babylon - Of the city and empire of Babylon by Cyrus.
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Josiah was the father of Jehoiachin and his brothers (born at the time of the exile to Babylon).
Then another angel followed him through the sky, shouting, "Babylon is fallen--that great city is fallen--because she made all the nations of the world drink the wine of her passionate immorality."
2 Kings 9:25
Jehu said to Bidkar, his officer, "Throw him into the plot of land that belonged to Naboth of Jezreel. Do you remember when you and I were riding along behind his father, Ahab? The LORD pronounced this message against him:
These are the visions that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. He saw these visions during the years when Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah were kings of Judah.
Babylon, the most glorious of kingdoms, the flower of Chaldean pride, will be devastated like Sodom and Gomorrah when God destroyed them.
you will taunt the king of Babylon. You will say, "The mighty man has been destroyed. Yes, your insolence is ended.
This message came to me the year King Ahaz died:
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