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Passage Lookup: Isaiah 47

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Isaiah 47:1
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"Go down, sit in the dust,(a) Virgin Daughter(b) Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, queen city of the Babylonians.[a](c) No more will you be called tender or delicate.(d)
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Isaiah 47:2
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Take millstones(e) and grind(f) flour; take off your veil.(g) Lift up your skirts,(h) bare your legs, and wade through the streams.
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Isaiah 47:3
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Your nakedness(i) will be exposed and your shame(j) uncovered. I will take vengeance;(k) I will spare no one.(l)"
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Isaiah 47:4
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Our Redeemer(m)—the Lord Almighty(n) is his name(o)— is the Holy One(p) of Israel.
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Isaiah 47:5
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"Sit in silence,(q) go into darkness,(r) queen city of the Babylonians;(s) no more will you be called queen(t) of kingdoms.(u)
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Isaiah 47:6
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I was angry(v) with my people and desecrated my inheritance;(w) I gave them into your hand,(x) and you showed them no mercy.(y) Even on the aged you laid a very heavy yoke.
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Isaiah 47:7
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You said, ‘I am forever(z)— the eternal queen!'(aa) But you did not consider these things or reflect(ab) on what might happen.(ac)
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Isaiah 47:8
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"Now then, listen, you lover of pleasure, lounging in your security(ad) and saying to yourself, ‘I am, and there is none besides me.(ae) I will never be a widow(af) or suffer the loss of children.'
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Isaiah 47:9
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Both of these will overtake you in a moment,(ag) on a single day: loss of children(ah) and widowhood.(ai) They will come upon you in full measure, in spite of your many sorceries(aj) and all your potent spells.(ak)
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Isaiah 47:10
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You have trusted(al) in your wickedness and have said, ‘No one sees me.'(am) Your wisdom(an) and knowledge mislead(ao) you when you say to yourself, ‘I am, and there is none besides me.'
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Isaiah 47:11
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Disaster(ap) will come upon you, and you will not know how to conjure it away. A calamity will fall upon you that you cannot ward off with a ransom; a catastrophe you cannot foresee will suddenly(aq) come upon you.
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Isaiah 47:12
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"Keep on, then, with your magic spells and with your many sorceries,(ar) which you have labored at since childhood. Perhaps you will succeed, perhaps you will cause terror.
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Isaiah 47:13
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All the counsel you have received has only worn you out!(as) Let your astrologers(at) come forward, those stargazers who make predictions month by month, let them save(au) you from what is coming upon you.
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Isaiah 47:14
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Surely they are like stubble;(av) the fire(aw) will burn them up. They cannot even save themselves from the power of the flame.(ax) These are not coals for warmth; this is not a fire to sit by.
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Isaiah 47:15
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That is all they are to you— these you have dealt with and labored(ay) with since childhood. All of them go on in their error; there is not one that can save(az) you.
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