Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms.
It shall not be inhabited forever, and it shall not be dwelt in even to generation and generation: and the Arabian shall not go on there, and the shepherds shall not recline there.
And I set it for the possession of the hedge-hog, and pools of water: and I swept her with the broom of desolation, says Jehovah of armies.
1 Samuel 2:9
He will watch the feet of the merciful and the unjust shall be silent in darkness; for not by strength shall man prevail.
O Jehovah, I shall not be ashamed, for I called upon thee: the unjust shall be ashamed and they shall be destroyed to hades.
Desist, and know that I am God: I will be exalted in the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.
And I destroyed from them the voice of joy and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the voice of the two millstones and the light of the lamp.
How sat the city alone being many in people she was as a widow: being many among the nations, being a leader in the provinces, she became for tribute.
And Jehovah in his holy temple: be silent all the earth before his face.
Be silent, all flesh, from the face of Jehovah: for he was raised from the habitation of his holiness.
And he says to him, Friend, how camest thou in here, not having a garment of the nuptial feast? And he was muzzled.
Fierce waves of the sea, foaming out their own shames; wandering stars, to whom the obseurity of darkness has been kept forever.
And one strong angel lifted up a stone as a great millstone, and cast into the sea, saying, Thus with excitement shall Babylon, the great city, be cast down, and be found no more.
And thou wilt say, I shall be mistress forever: till thou didst not set these upon thy heart, thou didst not remember its last part
And Babel the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' grandeur was as God overthrowing Sodom and Gomorrah.
And thou tookest up this parable against the king of Babel, and thou saidst, How did he oppressing, cease! oppression ceased.
Thou, O king, a king of kings: for the God of the heavens gave to thee a kingdom strong and powerful, and splendid.
And he brought me away in the spirit into the desert: and I saw a woman sitting upon a scarlet wild beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
As much as she glorified herself, and led an insolent life, give her so much torture and grief: for in her heart she says, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and I should see no grief.
For this, all consuming thee shall be consumed; and all thine adversaries, all of them shall go into captivity; and they spoiling thee, were for spoiling, and all plundering thee I will give to plunder.