Isaiah Chapters 15 & 16 Star Charts: Clockwise from "a heifer of three years old" (sun in Taurus) (15:5) we add "three years" (Isaiah 16:14) or three laps or 1080° days to place the moon back on Taurus' head making a yellow bird's nest or corona. The Moabite birds have wandered from their yellow bird's nest (corona) on Taurus' head (16:2), hiding like a "shadow as the night" (16:1-3). But the lunar "baldness" is not just on Taurus' head. Whether new (black) or full (white) or somewhere in between, it has also rotated onto Cancer's head, Virgo's head, Scorpio's head, Sagittarius' head and Capricorn's head during its three laps -- "on all heads baldness" (15:2). Leo, Sagittarius and Capricorn also have had their beards cut (15:2) in the process. All constellations "shall gird themselves with (black) sackcloth" (15:3) since the whole Zodiac is black.

If chapters 15 and 16 have the same starting time as the previous chapter 14 star chart, then we must begin in 726 B.C. But the heifer is "three years old" implying Hezekiah's third year as king (723 B.C.). Therefore, "within three years" (Isaiah 16:14) would be 721 B.C. when, before "Shalmaneser, king of Assyria, came up against Samaria, and besieged it" (2 Kings 18:9), he first took Moab. If this is the case, then the vision was given in the third year of Hezekiah; and it was accomplished in his sixth year, when Shalmaneser invaded the kingdom of Israel. He probably marched through Moab; and, to secure every thing behind him, possessed the whole country, by taking the principal strong places, Ar and Kir-haresh. It had its completion in the sixth year of King Hezekiah, namely, from the death of his father, which was really the seventh year of his reign, when Shalmaneser, coming against the Ephraimites, suddenly attacked the Moabites, and plundered and destroyed their cities. See 2 Kings 18:9 (721 B.C.).

 


The Burden of Moab

15:1 The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to silence;

The most probable account is, that it was delivered soon after the foregoing chapter, in the first year of Hezekiah; and that it was accomplished in his fourth year, when Shalmaneser invaded the kingdom of Israel. He probably marched through Moab; and, to secure every thing behind him, possessed himself of the whole country, by taking the principal strong places, Ar and Kir-haresh. Nebuchadnezzar destroyed Moab in a separate incident in Jeremiah 48:1.
Vitringa is of opinion, that this prophecy was delivered at the same time with that preceding, that is, in the year when Ahaz died -- 726 B.C., at which time the Israelites, as well as the Jews, stood much in need of the kindness of the Moabites; so that it had its completion in the third year of King Hezekiah, namely, from the death of his father, which was really the fourth year of his reign, when Shalmaneser, coming against the Ephraimites, on a sudden attacked the Moabites, and plundered and destroyed their cities: see 2 Kings 18:9. (723 B.C.)

2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.

3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth (black Zodiac): on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.

4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous unto him.

5 My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old (Taurus: Hezekiah's third year as king): for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping (glistening star tears rotate down) shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.

6 For the waters of Nimrim shall be desolate: for the hay is withered away, the grass faileth, there is no green thing (black Zodiac).

7 Therefore the abundance they have gotten, and that which they have laid up, shall they carry away to the brook of the willows (green Milky Way).

8 For the cry is gone round about the borders of Moab; the howling thereof unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof unto Beerelim.

9 For the waters of Dimon shall be (red radius line) full of blood: for I will bring more upon Dimon, lions (Leo and Ursa Major) upon him that escapeth of Moab, and upon the remnant of the land.

16:1 Send ye the lamb (Aries) to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.

2 For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest (Corvus by Hydra cast out of Taurus' corona nest), so the daughters of Moab (Corvus) shall be at the fords of Arnon (Hydra).

3 Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night (like the crow on a black Zodiac chart) in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth.

4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.

5 And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.

6 We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.

7 Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab, every one shall howl: for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken.

8 For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they wandered through the wilderness: her branches are stretched out (green Milky Way), they are gone over the sea.

9 Therefore I will bewail with the weeping of Jazer the vine of Sibmah: I will water thee with my (glistening star) tears, O Heshbon, and Elealeh: for the shouting for thy summer fruits and for thy harvest is fallen.

10 And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the plentiful field; and in the vineyards there shall be no singing, neither shall there be shouting: the treaders shall tread out no wine in their presses; I have made their vintage shouting to cease.

11 Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.

12 And it shall come to pass, when it is seen that Moab is weary on the high place, that he shall come to his sanctuary to pray; but he shall not prevail.

13 This is the word that the Lord hath spoken concerning Moab since that time.

14 But now the Lord hath spoken, saying, Within three years, as the years of an hireling, and the glory of Moab shall be contemned, with all that great multitude; and the remnant shall be very small and feeble.


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