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{Isaiah 23:11} He stretched out 5186 z8804 his hand 3027 over x5921 the sea, 3220 he shook 7264 z8689 the kingdoms: 4467 the LORD 3068 hath given a commandment 6680 z8765 against x413 the merchant 3667 [city], to destroy 8045 z8687 the strong y4581 holds 4581 thereof.
"And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth." {Isa 2:19} + "They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, [and] consider thee, [saying, Is] this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; ... [That] made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; [that] opened not the house of his prisoners?" {Isa 14:16-17} + "And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as an heap, [and] the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea. ... Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters." {Exd 15:8-10} + "The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted." {Psa 46:6} + "By reason of the abundance of his horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls shall shake at the noise of the horsemen, and of the wheels, and of the chariots, when he shall enter into thy gates, as men enter into a city wherein is made a breach." {Ezk 26:10} + "Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee? ... For thus saith the Lord GOD; When I shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; when I shall bring up the deep upon thee, and great waters shall cover thee;" {Ezk 26:15-19} + "In the time [when] thou shalt be broken by the seas in the depths of the waters thy merchandise and all thy company in the midst of thee shall fall. ... All the inhabitants of the isles shall be astonished at thee, and their kings shall be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in [their] countenance." {Ezk 27:34-35} + "I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth." {Ezk 31:16} + "And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts." {Hgg 2:7}
"I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets." {Isa 10:6} + "Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou [art] my rock and my fortress." {Psa 71:3} + "How can it be quiet, seeing the LORD hath given it a charge against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there hath he appointed it." {Jer 47:7} + "And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, [that] no more of thy name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave; for thou art vile." {Nah 1:14}
against the merchant city:
or, concerning a merchantman, "And by great waters the seed of Sihor, the harvest of the river, [is] her revenue; and she is a mart of nations." {Isa 23:3} + "[He is] a merchant, the balances of deceit [are] in his hand: he loveth to oppress. ... And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: [in] all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that [were] sin." {Hsa 12:7-8}
the merchant city:
Heb. Canaan, "And he said, Cursed [be] Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren." {Gen 9:25} + "And Canaan begat Sidon his firstborn, and Heth, ... And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha." {Gen 10:15-19} + "Yea, every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be holiness unto the LORD of hosts: and all they that sacrifice shall come and take of them, and seethe therein: and in that day there shall be no more the Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts." {Zch 14:21} + "And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves." {Mrk 11:17} + "And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make not my Father's house an house of merchandise." {Jhn 2:16}
strong holds:
or, strengths, "And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets. ... Behold, the Lord will cast her out, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire." {Zch 9:3-4} - Cross Reference Bible Search

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