ISA-13:1 The burden of Babylon, which Isaiah the son of Amoz did


ISA-13:2 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.

ISA-13:3 I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called

my mighty ones for mine anger, [even] them that rejoice in my


ISA-13:4 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


ISA-13:5 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.

ISA-13:6 Howl ye; for the day of the LORD [is] at hand; it shall

come as a destruction from the Almighty.

ISA-13:7 Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's

heart shall melt:

ISA-13:8 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]


ISA-13:9 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.

ISA-13:10 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.

ISA-13:11 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.

ISA-13:12 I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a

man than the golden wedge of Ophir.

ISA-13:13 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.

ISA-13:14 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.

ISA-13:15 Every one that is found shall be thrust through; and

every one that is joined [unto them] shall fall by the sword.

ISA-13:16 Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before

their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives


ISA-13:17 Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, which

shall not regard silver; and [as for] gold, they shall not

delight in it.

ISA-13:18 [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.

ISA-13:19 And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the

Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and


ISA-13:20 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


ISA-13:21 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.

ISA-13:22 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.