Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Isaiah 23:15


At that time 1  Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years, 2  the typical life span of a king. 3  At the end of seventy years Tyre will try to attract attention again, like the prostitute in the popular song: 4 


Jer 25:9-11,22; Jer 27:3-7; Jer 29:10; Eze 27:25; Eze 29:11; Da 7:14; Da 8:21; Ho 2:15; Re 17:10

NET © Notes

tn Or “in that day” (KJV). The verb that introduces this verse serves as a discourse particle and is untranslated; see note on “in the future” in 2:2.

sn The number seventy is probably used in a stereotypical, nonliteral sense here to indicate a long period of time that satisfies completely the demands of God’s judgment.

tn Heb “like the days of a king.”

tn Heb “At the end of seventy years it will be for Tyre like the song of the prostitute.”

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