Isaiah 13:3-53I myself have commanded my consecrated ones,
and have summoned my mighty men to execute my anger,
my proudly exulting ones. ▼
▼Or those who exult in my majesty
4 The sound b of a tumult is on the mountains
as of a great multitude!
The sound of an uproar of kingdoms,
of nations gathering together!
c The Lord of hosts is mustering
a host for battle.
5 d They come from a distant land,
from the end of the heavens,
the Lord and the weapons of his indignation,
to destroy the whole land. ▼
▼Or earth; also verse 9
Isaiah 21:22A stern vision is told to me;
f the traitor betrays,
and the destroyer destroys.
Go up, O g Elam;
lay siege, O h Media;
all the i sighing she has caused
I bring to an end.
Isaiah 41:2525 j I stirred up one from the north, and he has come,
k from the rising of the sun, l and he shall call upon my name;
he shall trample on rulers as on mortar,
as the potter treads clay.
Jeremiah 50:99For behold, I am stirring up and bringing against Babylon m a gathering of great nations, from the north country. And they shall array themselves against her. From there she shall be taken. Their arrows are like a skilled warrior who does not return empty-handed.
Jeremiah 51:1111 n “Sharpen the arrows!
Take up the shields!
o The Lord has stirred up the spirit of the kings of p the Medes, because q his purpose concerning Babylon is to destroy it, r for that is the vengeance of the Lord, the vengeance for s his temple.
Jeremiah 51:27-2827 t “Set up a standard on the earth;
u blow the trumpet among the nations;
v prepare w the nations for war against her;
summon against her x the kingdoms,
y Ararat, Minni, and z Ashkenaz;
appoint a aa marshal against her;
ab bring up horses like bristling locusts.
28 ac Prepare ad the nations for war against her,
the kings of ae the Medes af with their governors ag and deputies,
and every ah land under their dominion.
Daniel 5:28-3128Peres, your kingdom is divided and given to ai the Medes and aj Persians.” ▼
▼ Peres (the singular of Parsin) sounds like the Aramaic for divided and for Persia29Then al Belshazzar gave the command, and Daniel am was clothed with purple, a chain of gold was put around his neck, and a proclamation was made about him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom. 30 an That very night ao Belshazzar the ap Chaldean king was killed. 31 ▼
▼Ch 6:1 in AramaicAnd ar Darius as the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.
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