What Happens to Ms Babylon in Isaiah 47, Why, and Who Says So?
"Babylon" is used as a metaphor in Isaiah 47 for a city portrayed as a woman punished for her promiscuity. This article calls attention to the fact that her punishment is not by rape or sexual humiliation but by her reduction from a position of royal authority to one of domestic servanthood.
Source: Tyndale Bulletin, 1996. 29 pages.
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