Isaiah 25, a song og praise.

After the dire prophecies of Chapter 24 comes this song of praise:

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Revelation 7:17: For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’”

Revelation 21:4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

 

Isaiah 15, a prophecy against Moab.

When the Jews settled the promised land, Reuben, Gad and half of the half-tribe of Manasseh decided to settle east of the Jordan river. Reuben settled in southern Ammon and northern Moab.

The city of Dibon changed hands many times, destroyed and rebuilt.

The fort of Macherus is no more. It was here, according to Josephus that John the Baptist was beheaded.