From Israel In Prophecy

Concordance: II. C. God's plan with specific nations

8. Babylon

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Origin

Gen 10:8-10 founder was Nimrod
Gen 11 Tower of Babel (in Accadian lang. : bab+el " gate of God ", in Hebrew: allusion to "confusion"

Early mention of Babylon

Gen 14:1,9-12 Amraphel, king of Shinear (= Babylon), had taken Lot captive but Abraham rescued him again
Josh 7:20-21 Achan took a beautiful robe of Babylonia

Babylon captivity as judgment used by God

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2Kgs 17-25
2Kgs 17:24 King of Assyria resettled people in Samaria
2Kgs 20:12-15 King Hezekiah showed all his treasures to the ambassadors from Babylon
2Kgs 20:17 1st announcement of exile
2Kgs 24:14-20 2Kgs 24:1-3 Nebuk., king of Bab. invaded the land of Judah as judgment from the Lord
XYZ Neb. took 7000 soldiers and 1000 craftsmen to Babylon
2Kgs 25:6-20 N. besieged Jerusalem, burned temple, removed king, appointed Gedaliah as governor
1Chron 9:1 Israel exiled because of unfaithfulness
2Chron 32-36
2Chron 33:10-11 King Manasse taken to Babylon
2Chron 33:12-13 King Manasse taken back from B. to Jerusalem
2Chron 36:17-18 N. took the people, king and the treasures from the temple to B.

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Isa 39:1-7 King Hezekiah showed all his treasures to the ambassadors from Babylon
Jer 20:4 prophecy of Judah's exile and plundering by Babylon
Jer 21:1-10 announcement to Zedekiah of exile and captivity of him and his people
Jer 22:25 announcement of captivity
Jer 27:6-17 God asks all the exiles to serve Neb. king of Babylon
Jer 34:1-21 Jeremiah announces to Zedekiah that he will go to B.
Jer 37:9-13 Jeremiah announces the destruction of Jerus. and is put in prison for this.
Jer 38:17-28 Jeremiah tells Zedekiah that if he surrenders to B. he will live, bad consequences if he disobeys
Jer 39:1-10 Jerusalem besieged by Neb. king of B., carried away the people and the king
Jer 52:8-14 Zedekiah is captured by the Babylonians, Jerus.'s walls broken down
Jer 40:11 Jeremiah tells the remnant left in Jerus. not to be afraid of the king of B.
Ezek 16:29 promiscuity with Babylonia
Ezek 17:12-24 prediction of Babylonian captivity
Ezek 21:19-21 prediction of Babylonian captivity
Ezek 23:10 "Oholiba" (Jerusalem) lusted after drawings of Babylonian chariot officers
Dan 1:1-6 N. took the people of Judah to Babylon, treasures and even young nobility

Exile in Babylon

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Ps 137 Lamentation of the Israelites by the rivers of Babylon
Jer 25:9 Neb. called "God's servant"
Jer 27:5-8 Neb. called "God's servant"
Jer 28:2-17 Hananiah prophesies falsely about a return in 2 years
Jer 29:1-14 God asks the Israelites to settle in Babylon, build houses and seek the peace and prosperity of the city, with promise of return
Jer 29:15-32 judgment of false prophets who prophesy lies to the exiles
Dan 2:12-49 Daniel interprets the king's dream of the image
Dan 2:38 Neb. is "the head of gold"
Dan 3:1 Neb. makes an image of gold of himself to be worshipped
Dan 3:30 Neb. promotes Daniel's 3 friends to posts in province of Babylon
Dan 4:29-30 Neb. becomes proud and is stripped of his kingship
Dan 5 Belshazzar's feast, handwriting on the wall
Dan 7:4 Bab. is called the lion with eagles' wings
Micah 4:10 "you will go to Babylon, there you will be rescued"

Return from exile in Babylon

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Ezra 1:11

Sheshbazzar brought 5400 articles of gold and silver back to J.

Ezra 2:1 list of people returning from exile in B.
Ezra 5:12-17 Cyrus decreed the return of the exiles and gave back the temple treasures
Ezra 6:1 -12 Darius searched archives and confirmed the decree of Cyrus
Ezra 7:6-16 Ezra came with other Israelites back from B. in the reign of king Artaxerxes
Ezra 8:1 list of people coming back from exile in B.
Neh 7:6 list of people coming back from exile in B.
Esth 2:6 Mordechai had also been one taken into exile by Neb.
Jer 27:22 God had promised to bring back the articles belonging to Judah from Babylon
Zech 2:7 God asks his people to escape from Babylon
Zech 6:8 God asks Z. to take gold from exiles to make a crown for Joshua the High Priest

Sin of Babylon

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Isa 13:19 pride
Jer 50:11 pillaged God's inheritance
Jer 50:31 arrogance
Jer 50:2,38 a land full of idols (Bel, Marduk)
Dan 5:20-22 arrogance and pride, dishonoring God (Neb. and Belshazzar)
Zech 5:7-11 personified wickedness

Prophecies on the fall and judgment of Babylon
prophecies already fulfilled

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Isa 13:17-18 prophecy of the conquest by the Medes and Persians
Isa 21:9 fall of B.
Isa 43:14 end of Babilonian captivity
Isa 47:1 B. humiliated
Isa 48:14,20 end of Babilonian captivity
Jer 25:11 prophecy of 70 years captivity
Jer 29:10 prophecy of 70 years captivity
Jer 43:10-13 prophecy that Bab. would conquer Egypt
Jer 44:30 prophecy that Bab. would conquer Egypt
Jer 46:1-26 prophecy that Bab. would conquer Egypt
Jer 50 prophecy that Bab. would be conquered by the M + P
Jer 51 prophecy that Bab. would be conquered by the M + P
Jer 52 prophecy that Neb. would besiege Jer. and carry them to exile
Ezek 12:13 announcement of exile to the prince
Dan 5:28 Daniel prophesies that Bab. kingdom will be given to the M + P

Prophecies on the fall and judgment of Babylon
prophecies not yet fulfilled

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Isa 11:10 God will return a second time the remnant of his people from Bab.
Isa 13:1-16 B. is sharing in the destruction by God at the 2nd coming of Christ ("all nations")
Isa 13:19-27 not yet fulfilled as B. continued to be inhabited [?]
Isa 14 ultimate downfall related to the fall of Satan
Isa 47 judgment likened to that of a wicked woman
Jer 50:4-5 after B.'s destruction Israel will turn to the Lord
Jer 50:39-40 B. never to be inhabited
Jer 51:25-26,43 desolate forever

Prophecy of Neb. king of Babylon conquering Tyre and Egypt

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Ezek 26:7 Tyre
Ezek 29:18-19 Tyre and Egypt
Ezek 30:10-25 Egypt
Ezek 32:11-13 Egypt

Babylon one day belongs to Zion

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Ps 87:4 (compare Isa 19:23-25

highway between Egypt and Assyria

Babylon in the NT

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1Pet 5:13 church in Babylon?
Rev 14:8 second angel announces the fall of Bab.
Rev 16:19 Babylon's final judgment occurs after God splits Mount Zion
Rev 17 rebuilt Babylon, the woman on the Beast, has control over the beast, the endtime ruler
Rev 18 final judgment and fall of Babylon
Rev 19:1-3 response in heaven to Babylon's fall

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