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Isaiah 13 and 14: Babylon Near and Far, Part 1 :: By Mark A. Becker

Isaiah 13 and 14: Babylon Near and Far, Part 1 :: By Mark A. Becker

Introduction According to my calculations, research, and Scripture studies, there are four Babel/Babylons mentioned in the Scriptures. The first is Nimrod’s Babel which is of an unknown location. We do know that Babel was located somewhere in the Land of Shinar (Genesis 10:10). Best-guess estimates put this location somewhere in northern Iraq or possibly around […]

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Isaiah 7:14 translation error? [duplicate]

Isaiah 7:14 translation error? [duplicate]

The source Isaiah 7:14 (GNT)

Well then, the Lord himself will give you a sign: a young woman who is pregnant will have a son and will name him ‘Immanuel.’

Some translations do show ‘virgin’ so we have to check the original text in Hebrew…

What are the "briars and thorns" in Isaiah 27:4?

What are the "briars and thorns" in Isaiah 27:4?

I have no wrath.
Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely. (NASB)

Simply put, how should we understand this verse? Who are the briars and thorns, and why is it given to s…

Did Sargon Ever Conquer Egypt?

Did Sargon Ever Conquer Egypt?

In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him,) and fought against Ashdod, and took it;

2 At the same time spake the Lord by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loi…