America Described in The Bible
America (USA) is metaphorically and factually described in six chapters of the Bible.
A metaphor is A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate another, thus making an implicit comparison. Metaphor is a figure of speech that involves designating one thing with the name of another, a process that is carried out essentially by substituting one term for another.
First, your modern-day Bible Scholars will attest that the events in Jeremiah chapters 50 & 51 have to do with a future New Testament era " Babylon" from the time it was written. Even Matthew Henry, the well respected 17th century Bible commentator as he expounds in Jeremiah chapters 50&51 refers to the Babylon in these chapters as the New Testament Babylon correlating Jeremiah chapters 50&51 with the book of Revelation.
Pay close attention to the following because it is the research method to unlocking the metaphoric meanings identifying America and its demise in the bible. The following is one of the metaphoric examples in the bible of describing how America will be attacked and in this scripture how guided missiles will be used against America to destroy it.
Scripture verse in Jeremiah 50:9 ; For, lo, I will raise and cause to come up against Babylon(America)an assembly of great nations from the north country: and they shall set themselves in array (row) against her; from thence she shall be taken: their arrows (missiles) shall be as of a mighty expert (guided) man; none shall return in vain. (no retaliation)
See, 101 Scriptures metaphorically and factually describing the USA at Beacon of Truth. No nation in the world, past, present, or future except the USA can fulfill these scriptures.
Jer. 51:12 Set up the standard upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes:(Hebrew word = Arabs)for the LORD hath both devised and done that which he spake against the inhabitants of Babylon.
Discovering this in Jeremiah 51:12 was the beginning of discovering of the Old Testament prophets, Isaiah, and Jeremiah's link to the New Testament book of Revelation's description of Mystery Babylon, in its chapters 17 and 18, metaphorically identifying America as Mystery (Commercial) Babylon, Daughter of Babylon and the modern-day Babylon
It was no human coincidence that 19 Arabs, all but one was from Saudi Arabia, participated in the 911 ambush attack on America and it will be no human coincidence when ten Islamic terrorist leaders who have no kingdom will conspire to destroy America and in that hour of nuclear missile attack and its one day of America's destruction by fire, they will receive their kingdoms: "And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings (Islamic leaders or Imams), which have received no kingdom as yet; (they are hidden) but receive power as kings one hour (at the time of time attack on America) with the beast.(anti-christ)These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. . . "( initially planned to have the one world leader, Antichrist, man of perdition, surface from obscurity to lead them and rule the world) . . . And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore (USA) sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. (presently no other nation in the world has more inland and surrounding water, and speaks more foreign languages and has had more legal and illegal immigrants than the USA)
And the ten horns (Islamic leaders) which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, (USA) and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, (WMDs/ NBC's) and burn her with fire. (nuclear firestorms) For God hath put in their (Arabs')hearts to fulfill his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.(God used the Arabs (Medes) in judgment against backsliding Israel several times in the Old Testament scriptures just as he used the 19 Islamic Arabs to bring down two of America's idols of Pride, Arrogance, Commerce, and Greed, the World Trade Towers. Of course, He eventually brought judgment against the Arabs as soon as Israel repented and likewise will eventually bring judgment and victory over modern-day Islam verse as described in vs, 14 ) Rev.17:12,13, 15-17 Note that most of the Book of Revelation is not in chronological order.
Key: Read Isaiah chapters 13 & 47; Jeremiah chapters 50 & 51 and Revelation chapters 17 & 18 keeping in mind that whenever you see Babylon, Daughter of Babylon, Mystery (commercial) Babylon, the whore, substitute America (USA) for these names and you will begin to decipher the metaphoric descriptions into the modern-day terminology and meanings.
The following are 105 scriptures that metaphorically and factually identify New York and America (USA) as Mystery (Commercial) Babylon, Daughter of Babylon and Babylon.
- Babylon would be an END TIME GREAT NATION (Revelation 17,18; Isaiah 13:6).
- Babylon would have a huge seaport city within its borders (Revelation 18:17).
- The Great City Babylon is the home of a world government attempt (Revelation 14:9; 17:18).
- The Great City Babylon would be the economic nerve center of the world (Revelation 18:3).
- Babylon would be the center of a one-world Luciferian religious movement (Jeremiah 51:44).
- Babylon would be the center for the move to a global economic order (Revelation 13:16).
BABYLON THE NATION
- Babylon would be the youngest and greatest of the end-time nations (Jeremiah 50:12).
- Babylon would be the Queen among the nations (Isaiah 47:5-7; Revelation 18:7).
- Babylon would be the most powerful nation in the world (Isaiah 47; Jeremiah 50,51; Revelation 18).
- Babylon would be the HAMMER OF THE WHOLE EARTH (Jeremiah 50:23; Revelation 18:23).
- Babylon is called a lady and has the symbol of the lady (Isaiah 47:7-9).
- Babylon would be the praise of the WHOLE EARTH (Jeremiah 51:41).
- Babylon is center of world trade (Jeremiah 51:41; Revelation 17:18; 18:19).
- Babylon would grow to be the richest nation in the World (Revelation 18:3,7,19,23).
- All nations that traded with Babylon would grow rich (Revelation 18:3).
- The merchants of Babylon were the GREAT MEN OF THE EARTH (Revelation 18:23).
- Babylon is a huge nation, with lands, cities, and great wealth (implied throughout).
- Babylon is a nation “peeled,” or timbered, a land of open fields (Isaiah 18:2).
- Babylon is land quartered by mighty rivers (Isaiah 18:2).
- Babylon is a land that is measured out and populated throughout (Isaiah 18:2).
- Babylon destroys her own land, with pollution and waste (Isaiah 14:20; 18,2,7).
- Babylon is a land rich in mineral wealth (Jeremiah 51:13).
- Babylon is a leading agricultural nation of the world (Jeremiah 50,51; Revelation 18).
- Babylon is the leading exporting nation in the world (Jeremiah 51:13; Revelation 18).
- Babylon is the leading importing nation of the entire world (Jeremiah 50,51; Revelation 18).
- Babylon is a nation filled with warehouses and granaries (Jeremiah 50:26).
- Babylon is the leading INDUSTRIAL NATION OF THE WORLD (Isaiah 13, 47, Jeremiah 50,51; Revelation 18).
- Babylon is noted for her horses (Jeremiah 50:37).
- Babylon is noted for her cattle, sheep and other livestock (Jeremiah 50:26, 27; Revelation 18).
- Babylon is noted for her fine flour and mill operations (Revelation 18:3).
- Babylon is a nation of farmers and harvests huge crops (Jeremiah 50:16, 26, 27).
- Babylon is a huge exporter of MUSIC (Revelation 18:22).
- Babylon’s musicians are known around the world (Revelation 18:22).
- Babylon has a huge aviation program (Isaiah 14:13-14; Jeremiah 51:53; Habakkuk 1:6-10).
- Babylon’s skies are filled with the whisper of aircraft wings (Isaiah 18:1; Jeremiah 51:53).
- Babylon has a huge space industry, has “mounted up to the heavens” (Jeremiah 51:53).
- Babylon fortifies her skies with a huge military aviation program (Jeremiah 51:53).
- Babylon is portrayed as a leading in high tech weapons and abilities (Jeremiah 51:53; Habakkuk 1:6-10; implied throughout).
- Babylon is a nation filled with warm water seaports (Revelation 18:17-19).
- Babylon is a coastal nation and sits upon MANY WATERS (Jeremiah 51:13).
- Babylon trades with all who have ships in the sea year-round (Revelation 18:17-18).
- Babylon is a nation filled with a “mingled” people (Jeremiah 50:37).
- Babylon is a SINGULAR NATION founded upon OUT OF MANY, ONE (Isaiah 13, 47, Jeremiah 50, 51, Habakkuk 1).
- Babylon is a REPUBLIC or a DEMOCRACY, it is ruled by many counsels (Isaiah 47:13).
- Babylon’s government system breaks down (Isaiah 47:13).
- Babylon is bogged down with deliberations and cannot govern properly (Isaiah 47:13).
- Babylon’s leaders use astrology, and mystics for guidance (Isaiah 47:13; Revelation 18:2).
- Babylon labored in the occult from her very inception (Isaiah 47:12).
- Babylon falls to the occult just before her end by nuclear fire (Revelation 18:2).
- Babylon was born as a CHRISTIAN NATION (Jeremiah 50:12).
- Babylon turns upon its heritage and destroys it all in the end (Jeremiah 50:11).
- Babylon’s Christian leaders lead their flock astray in prophecy and salvation (Jeremiah 50:6; ImpliedRevelation 18:2).
- Babylon’s Christian leaders are “strangers” in the Lord’s Houses of Worship (Jeremiah 51:51).
- The people of Babylon are deep into astrology and spiritism (Isaiah 47:12; Revelation 18:2).
- Babylon becomes the home of all antichrist religions in the world (Revelation 18:2).
- Babylon is a nation of religious confusion (Isaiah 47:12-13).
- Babylon turns upon its own people and imprisons and slays them by the millions (Jeremiah 50:7 33;51:35; 39; Dan 7:25; Revelation 13:7; 17:6; 18:24).
- Babylon sets off detention centers for Jews and Christians and rounds them up for extermination (Jeremiah 50:7, 33; 51:35, 49; Revelation 17:6; 18:24).
- Babylon has a mother nation that remains in existence from her birth to death (Jeremiah 50:12).
- The mother of Babylon has the symbol of the LION (Dan 7:4; Ezekiel 38:13; Jeremiah 51:38; Psalm 17:12).
- The mother of Babylon will rule over her daughter her entire life (Dan 7:4; Jeremiah 50:12).
- The mother of Babylon will be a state of major decline as the end nears (Jeremiah 50:12).
- Babylon is considered to be a lion’s whelp (Ezekiel 38:13; Jeremiah 51:38).
- Babylon will have the symbol of the EAGLE and builds her nest in the stars (Dan 7:4 EAGLE WINGS; Isaiah 14:13-14; Jeremiah 51:53).
- Babylon turns totally antichrist and is the leading antichrist power at the end (Revelation 18:2; Isaiah 14:4-6).
- THE KING OF BABYLON is called LUCIFER, the ANTICHRIST (Isaiah 14:4-6).
- The king of Babylon will rule from THE GREAT CITY BABYLON (Isaiah 14:4-6; Revelation 17:18).
- A world government entity will rise up to rule the world from BABYLON THE CITY (Isaiah 14; Habakkuk 2, Revelation 13, 17, 18).
- This world entity will be a diverse entity, different than all other ruling bodies of the world (Dan 7:7,23).
- This entity will be a TREATY POWER ENTITY (Dan 7:7, 23 DIVERSE).
- This entity will rise up and use the military power of Babylon the nation to RULE THE WORLD (Isaiah 14:4-6; Habakkuk 1 & 2, Revelation 13, 17).
- Babylon is a huge producer and exporter of automobiles (Jeremiah 50:37; Revelation 18:13).
- Babylon is a nation of CRAFTSMEN, expert in their trade (Jeremiah 50, 51, Revelation 18:22).
- Babylon is noted for her jewelry of gold and silver (Revelation 18:22).
- Babylon is a huge importer and exporter of spices (Revelation 18:13).
- Babylon is a huge exporter of fine marble products (Revelation 18:22).
- Babylon is noted for her iron and steel production (Revelation 18:12).
- Babylon has huge corporations that have bases around the world (Revelation 18:23 implied throughout).
- Babylon is a nation of higher education and learning (Isaiah 47:10, implied throughout).
- Babylon is a nation with a GREAT VOICE in world affairs (Jeremiah 51:55).
- Babylon is a VIRGIN NATION, untouched by major war (Isaiah 47:1).
- Babylon has a vast military machine (Jeremiah 50:36; 51:30; Habakkuk 1 & 2, Revelation 13:4).
- Babylon will be instrumental in the setting up of Israel in the Middle East, and is the home of God’s people (Jeremiah 50:47; 51:45).
- Babylon will have a major enemy to her north (Jeremiah 50:3, 9, 41).
- Babylon’s enemy will lie on the opposite side of the world, over the poles (Isaiah 13:5).
- The enemy of Babylon will be a FEDERAL OF NATIONS (Jeremiah 50:9).
- The enemy of Babylon will be largely Moslem in make-up (Jeremiah 50:17; Revelation 17:16 Psalms 83:5-12).
- The enemy of Babylon will have nuclear missiles capable of reaching Babylon (Jeremiah 50:9, 14; Revelation 18:8, 18).
- The enemy of Babylon will be noted for her cruelty (Isaiah 13, 14, Jeremiah 50, 51, Revelation 17, 18).
- The enemy of Babylon will also have a huge aviation military machine (Jeremiah 50:9, 14, Revelation 18:8, 18 implied throughout).
- The enemy of Babylon will come into Babylon unnoticed (Isaiah 47:11, Jeremiah 50:24; 51:2, 14).
- Babylon will be filled with her enemies brought in under the guise of peace (Dan 11:21).
- Babylon will have all of her borders cut off, and there will be no way of escape (Jeremiah 50:28; 51:32).
- Babylon will be destroyed by nuclear fire (Implied throughout).
- Babylon is a vast land with huge cities, towns and villages throughout (Implied throughout).
- Babylon will have been a hugely blessed and a missionary nation for Jesus Christ (Jeremiah 50:11; 51:7).
- Babylon would be a home to multitudes of Jews who leave (Jeremiah 50:4-6, 8; 51:6, 45).
- The people of Babylon would not know their true identity (Jeremiah 50:6, Revelation 13:16-18 implied throughout).
- The people of Babylon would think they are God’s elect and eternal (Isaiah 47:7-8, Revelation 18:7).
- The people of Babylon would enjoy the highest standard of living in the world (Revelation 18:7).
- The people of Babylon would grow mad upon their idols (Jeremiah 50:2, 38; Habakkuk 2:18).
- The people of Babylon would go into deep sins of all kinds (Revelation 18:5).
- The nation of Babylon dwells carelessly before the Lord (Isaiah 47:8).
- Babylon becomes proud, haughty, and does not consider her end (Isaiah 47:7-8).
- Babylon deals in the occult, in sorceries and drugs (Isaiah 47:9, 12; Revelation 18:23).
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The following is an excerpt from my Watchmen Ministries initial contact email to a new recipient. It may seem redundant, but it is imperative that you use the right tools in your search for absolute truth.
. . . Note! All versions of the Christian Bible have their worth to a point for those who are still growing on the "milk" of the Word even though many modern versions have forbidden additions and deletions. ( Rev. 22:18,19)
When JESUS said not one jot or tittle will pass from the law till all be fulfilled, (Matt. 5:18) one can only conclude that GOD, who does not lie, would not be so heartless as to leave the English speaking people without an absolute written truth so that the teachers who teach GOD's Word to others need the written absolute truth with no additions or deletions.
Through trial and error and much research because of received prophecies and with the help of the Holy Spirit, I discovered along with many other servants of God, including titled Biblical scholars and Theologians the King James Bible (KJV), coupled with the Strong's Exhaustive Concordance Hebrew and Greek dictionary at the leading of the Holy Spirit has been supernaturally protected by GOD over the years in its translation to be the Absolute Truth. With the understanding that with the old English words used in the KJV, with normal everyday reading, can cause one's attention span to be interrupted, i, therefore, recommend the plain-speaking "Spirit-Filled Life Bible, (study bible) (New King James Version (NKJV) , Thomas Nelson, Pub. for everyday reading. But again, when it comes to the proof of Doctrine or when the Holy Spirit causes a check in the readers' spirit, then the KJV and its unique word(s) must be interpreted and analyzed in Strong's Hebrew or Greek Dictionary and always at the leading of the HOLY Spirit. In doing so, the avid Bible researcher and those who seek for and have a hunger for the Absolute Truth shall surely find correct HOLY SPIRIT doctrine.
To prove the previous statement, know that there are 25 different Hebrew words and meanings and 15 different Greek words and meanings in the KJV Bible for the words, "thought" singular and "thoughts" plural contingent on the context and their use in the Scriptures. Also, to prove the above statement I will mention only one of the many instances where I received a prophecy containing words that were in the KJV that only could be properly interpreted in the Hebrew or Greek in the Strong's Dictionary. The prophecy foretelling pending judgment(s) on America that was received on January 29, 1995 at a Church meeting, which eventually became of matter of public record in a civil court proceeding, on August 14, 1995 contained the phrase " Therefore, I will allow the Enemy to *Ambush and bring this Nation low because of your Pride and Detestable Practices.
In searching this prophecy in the KJV and i discovered the Hebrew word for ambush in the Strong's Concordance is "Arab". Also, additional research of this prophecy in the Scriptures revealed to me that chapters 50 and 51 in the book of the prophet Jeremiah metaphorically accurately described America as the future "Mystery" Babylon. It is significant to mention one of these Scriptures in Jeremiah chapter 51:12, since it confirms the previous prophecy "Set up the standard on the walls of Babylon; Make the guard strong, Set up the watchmen, Prepare the ambushes.(Heb. Arab) For the Lord has both devised and done What He spoke against the inhabitants of Babylon.(America). Jeremiah 51:12. Many Bible Prophecy Scholars and researchers in eschatology have known for years that Jeremiah chapters 50 and 51 describe events that have not happened yet and coincide with the future events in Revelation chapters 17 and 18, which undoubtedly metaphorically and factually identify "America" at the "Mystery" Commercial Babylon destined to be attacked in 1 hour and destroyed in one day by nuclear fire. We all know that the enemies of America have the nuclear capability to simultaneously surprise attack America in one hour to be devastated by fire (Nuclear Fire Storms) in one day as described in Revelation chapters 17 & 18, Jeremiah chapters 50 and 51< Isaiah 47 and many other Scriptures.
Watchmen Ministries has received several last days judgment prophecies over the past 16 years. In verifying these prophecies to GOD's servants has led to extensive research in the Scriptures to prove that GOD's true servants-prophets, in fact, are hearing from the LORD, have resulted in these revelations in the Scriptures of the Last Days. Some of which metaphorically and factually identify the USA as the "Mystery" Commercial Babylon or "daughter" of Babylon positively identified to suffer nuclear attack in one hour and be destroyed in one day by nuclear fire resulting from conspiracy of 10 leaders. (Revelation 17:16,17)
To be continued. . .