Isaiah Chapter 13


Destruction of Babylon politically and commercially. Note when the Medes and Persians took over in 539 BC they did not destroy the city, but it gradually diminished. Saddaam Hussein put in great effort to rebuild some areas. See links below.

Isaiah 13:1-22

Note comments in JND synopsis vol.2 about Isaiah 13 pgs.220.221(see footnote pg.221.)

Genesis 11:9

Overview of Babylon.

Isaiah 21:9

Jeremiah 50:39-40

Jeremiah 51:8

Revelation 16:19

Revelation 17:1-6

Revelation 18:1-24 (P)

Note Isaiah 13:9-16 may well look to this future day of destruction.

JND v5, pp62-69

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp245-248

JND Collected writing. Notes on the Revelation.


Babel (confusion). Scriptures below trace the path of Babylon and Satan right through to their final doom in Rev. Comment: Why in Ezekiel is there so little reference to Babylon when the Jews were captive there?

Isaiah 13:1-22

judgment of Babylon.

Genesis 11:9 (P)

See further history of Babylon in Isaiah 13&14.

Psalms 137:4

Isaiah 14:1-23

Judgment on king of Babylon (Sennacherib) Link to Lucifer.Compare to King of Tyre in Ezek. 28 : 11-19.

Isaiah 21:9

Isaiah 47:1-15

Isaiah 48:20

Isaiah 52:11

Depart, depart, a hint of coming out of Babylon.

Jeremiah 7:18

queen of heaven.

Jeremiah 25:10-14

Jeremiah 25:12

Jeremiah 44:17-19

queen of heaven.

Jeremiah 50:8-9,35-46

Jeremiah 51:7-10, 47-58

Ezekiel 8:14-15

Weeping for Tammuz.

Zechariah 2:6-9

Zechariah 5:5-11

2 Corinthians 6:17

come out of her my people see Is 52:11 & Rev.18 & 19.

Revelation 14:8

Revelation 16:19

Revelation 17:1-9

Revelation 17:15-18

Babylon's destruction (religious) by the beast and 10 kings (horns).

Revelation 18:1-24

Babylon destroyed (commercial system). The Lord God judges her.

Revelation 19:1-5

Note hallelujahs rare in the N.T.Reserved for Babylon's destruction, concluding in 1 for the Lord our God, related to the marraige supper of the Lamb. The false corrupt woman removed to make way for the Lamb's wife.


See most references in Gen.11:9.

Isaiah 13:1-22 (P)

Genesis 11:9

JND v30, pp199,200

JND Collected writings.


7th BOWL Jerusalem (the great city) was divided into 3 parts by the earthquake. See links below.

Isaiah 13:6

Isaiah 51:17

Zechariah 14:3,4

Revelation 16:19 (P)

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

Isaiah 13:6-10

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Mark 13:19,26

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Acts 2:20

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Judgement of Babylon in the day of Jehovah. See many references in Isaiah 2:12.

Isaiah 13:6,9 (P)

Isaiah 2:12


1st BOWL: poured out. An evil and grievous sore comes upon the men that had the mark of the beast, and worshipped its image. See links below.

Isaiah 13:9

Exodus 9:9-11

Leviticus 21:21-24

Psalms 79:6

Revelation 13:14,15

Revelation 15:1

Revelation 16:1-2 (P)

JND v5, pp52,53

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp236-238

JND Collected writings. Notes on the Revelation.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Day of Jehovah is near. See many references in Isaiah 2:12. Note also links to darkness and trumpet blown.

Isaiah 13:9,10

Sun shall be darkened.

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 18:3

Trumpet blown. See other references from this scripture.

Joel 2:1,2

Trumpet blown and darkness.

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18 (P)


6th SEAL: Darkness, earthquakes, heavens shaken and many hide in caves and rocks. The great day of the wrath of the Lamb. See many references below.

Isaiah 13:9,10

Isaiah 24:23

Ezekiel 38:19

Hosea 10:8

Mountains cover us and hills, fall on us.

Joel 2:28-32

Joel 3:14-16

Amos 8:9

Haggai 2:6

Zechariah 14:6,7

Matthew 24:7,29,30

Mark 13:24,25

Luke 21:25,26

Revelation 6:12-17 (P)

JND v5, pp22

JND Collected writings.

God's judgement on the nations.

Isaiah 13:9

Psalms 79:6 (P)

Revelation 16:1-21

Judgments on the earth and nations intensified in the bowl judgments,as well as Babylon chs. 18,19.


Gathering of all the nations into the valley of Jehoshaphat. See references in Isaiah 2:12, Day of the Lord. This valley is in a different location related to the valley of Megiddon. See Zech12:11. Link with Matt.25:31-46.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 34:3

Isaiah 63:1-6

Ezekiel 39:20 (P)

Not Armageddon but similar in carnage.

Joel 3:1,2,9-17 (P)

Joel 3:2

"Have parted my land". May be judgement against nations in pressuring Israel for Israel / Palestine partition.

Micah 4:11-13 (P)

Hint of Armageddon?

Zephaniah 3:8

Zechariah 9:11-17

Zechariah 12:3-9

Nations gathered agaist Jerusalem.

Zechariah 14:2,12-15

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:22

Matthew 25:31-46 (P)

Main link with Joel Ch.3. Jehoshaphat means "Jehovah is judge".

Revelation 14:17-20

Note the carnage of Armageddon (1,600 stadia,about 184 miles)possibly begins on the plains of Megiddo, goes down through the valley of Jehosaphat and Jerusalem and Edom.

Revelation 16:12-16

Revelation 17:14

The Lamb overcomes the beast and the false prophet.

Revelation 19:11-21

JND v2, pp339,343

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp365

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp276,308

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also darkness. See most references in Isaiah 2:12 and 13:10-13.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 24:21-23 (P)

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Darkness and earthquakes in the tribulation. See Isaiah 13:10-13.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Zechariah 14:6,7 (P)

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Sun darkened, moon does not give her light, stars fall from heaven and powers of the heavens shaken. See scripture links in Mark 13:24,25 and Luke 21:25,26. See also most references in Isaiah 13:10-13.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Matthew 24:29 (P,M)

Mark 13:24,25

Link with Matt. 24:29.

Luke 21:25,26

Link with Matt. 24:29.


4th TRUMPET: Third part of the sun, moon and stars darkened. Day would not appear for a third part, and likewise the night. See references in Isaiah 13:10-13.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Revelation 8:12 (P)

JND v5, pp27,28

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Darkness and earthquakes in the Tribulation.

Isaiah 13:10-13 (P)

Isaiah 8:22

Isaiah 24:23

Joel 2:2,10,11,28-31

See link with Acts 2:20.

Joel 3:14-16

Amos 8:9

Zechariah 14:6,7

Matthew 24:29

Mark 13:24,25

Acts 2:20

Revelation 6:12-14

Revelation 8:12

Revelation 16:10,11


5th BOWL: poured out on throne of the beast, and its kingdom became darkened. They gnawed their tongues with distress and blasphemed the God of heaven because of their distresses and sores. See links below.

Isaiah 13:10

Exodus 10:21

Isaiah 8:22

Isaiah 60:2

Joel 2:2

Matthew 24:29

Revelation 8:12

Revelation 16:10-11 (P)

JND v5, pp55

JND Collected writings.

Darkness, sun going down at noon. See most references about darkness etc in Isaiah 13:10-13. This relates mostly to the coming Tribulation.

Isaiah 13:10-13

Amos 8:9 (P)

Matthew 27:45

Christ's suffering for sin. 12(noon)to 3pm. 3 hours of darkness. See also Mark 15:33 and Luke 23:44-49.

Mark 15:33

Luke 23:44-49