Jeremiah Chapter 49b Star Chart: Clockwise from when "the (red radius line) word of the Lord ... came to Jeremiah (Orion) the prophet against Elam in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah" (49:34) in 597 B.C. and he (red radius line) spoke it till 576 B.C. when "I will break the (red radius line) bow of Elam" bisecting it (49:35) "and will scatter them" (49:36) and "will send the (lunar) sword after them, till I have consumed them" (49:37) "And I will set my (solar gold Auriga) throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the (Auriga) king and the (Gemini) princes, saith the Lord" (49:38) is 21° years.

Nebuchadnezzar's army containing soldiers from the four quarters of heaven, fulfilled this prophecy during the thirteen years' siege of Tyre (586-573). As Nebuchadnezzar acted under the commission of God, and had authority from him to conquer this and the neighbouring nations, and is called God’s servant, the establishing of his power was in effect the setting up of the throne or dominion of Yahweh. They shall be scattered through the one hundred and twenty-seven provinces of which the Babylonish empire is composed. The words find a historical fulfilment in the fact that Shushan, “in the province of Elam,” became one of the royal residences of the Chaldæan kings (Daniel 8:2).

 




The Word of the Lord Against the Elamites

 

49:34 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet against Elam in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah (597 B.C.) king of Judah, saying,

35 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

36 And upon Elam will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the (Gemini) outcasts of Elam shall not come.

Nebuchadnezzar's army containing soldiers from the four quarters. Fulfilled by the ministry of Nebuchadnezzar during the thirteen years' siege of Tyre (586-573).

37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their (Gemini) enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the Lord; and I will send the (lunar) sword after them, till I have consumed them:

38 And I will set my throne (Auriga) in Elam, and will destroy from thence the (Auriga) king and the (Gemini) princes, saith the Lord.

As Nebuchadnezzar acted under the commission of God, and had authority from him to conquer this and the neighbouring nations, and is called God’s servant, the establishing of his power was in effect the setting up of the throne or dominion of Jehovah. Some, however, think this is spoken of the Persian monarchy, established there by Cyrus, who is expressly called, in Scripture, God’s anointed one, whom he had particularly chosen.This, with Susiana, Nebuchadnezzar subdued, and took from Astyages, king of Media. Will I bring the four winds - Nebuchadnezzar and his armies, gathered out of different provinces, and attacking this people at all points in the same time.
There shall be no nation, etc. - They shall be scattered through the one hundred and twenty-seven provinces of which the Babylonish empire is composed. The words find an historical fulfilment in the fact that Shushan, “in the province of Elam,” became one of the royal residences of the Chaldæan kings (Daniel 8:2),

39 But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again the captivity of Elam, saith the Lord.

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