51:10,11 Ps 33:10,11 Isa 14:24-27 46:10,11 Ac 4:28 Eph 1:11
* the least.
* surely he.
We have already adverted to the completion of the prophecies
respecting the final destruction of Babylon, (on Isa 13:18,)
and shall only add a few more observations, in order to shew
more clearly the full accomplishment of some of these
predictions. Strabo says that in his time (about the
Christian era) a great part of it was a desert. Jerome says
that in his time (cir. A.D. 340) it was quite in ruins, the
walls merely serving for an inclosure for wild beasts, for the
hunting of the kings of Parthia: and modern travellers
universally concur in describing it in a state of utter
desolation, and the habitation of wild beasts and noxious