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Some Bible Prophecies and Their Fulfillment -
Content of Prophecy: 1. Babylon, which was yet to become the capital of a glorious world empire, would eventually become desolate, never to be
re-inhabited. Isaiah 13:19, 20 When Recorded: Before 732 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 900 years later Confirmation of Fulfillment: “Babylon lost its
primacy and finally left the historical arena by the second century A.D.”—The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 1974 English ed., Vol. 4, p. 8.
Content of Prophecy: 2. A ruler named Cyrus would conquer Babylon. Isaiah 45:1-3; 47:1-5 When Recorded: Before 732 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 193
years later Confirmation of Fulfillment: “The Persian king Cyrus II captured Babylon in 539 B.C.”—Ibid., p. 9.
Content of Prophecy: 3. Babylon would be followed by the Medo-Persian Empire, pictured by a ram with two horns, the taller of the two coming up
second. Daniel 8:1-4, 20 When Recorded: About 551 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 12 years later, in 539 B.C.E. Confirmation of Fulfillment: The Median
power came first, but the Persian power that followed surpassed it in strength.—Encyclopædia Britannica, 1959, Vol. 15, p. 172 and Vol. 17, p.
Content of Prophecy: 4. The two-horned Medo-Persian Empire would be broken by a one-horned he-goat, picturing Greece under a mighty king. Daniel
8:5-7, 21 When Recorded: About 551 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 217 years later, in 334 B.C.E. Confirmation of Fulfillment: Alexander the Great
inflicted a crushing defeat on the Persian Empire, thus establishing the Grecian Empire.—The Outline of History, by H. G. Wells, 1921, p. 321.
Content of Prophecy: 5. This mighty king of Greece would be broken at the zenith of his power. The empire would not pass on to his offspring;
instead it would be broken into four parts. Daniel 11:2-4 When Recorded: 539 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 216 years later, 323 to 301 B.C.E.
Confirmation of Fulfillment: At the age of 33 Alexander died of malarial fever; shortly afterward his only two sons were murdered. After wars among
his generals, the empire was finally divided between Seleucus, Ptolemy, Lysimachus and Cassander.—Ibid., pp. 336, 337.
Content of Prophecy: 6. The wealthy port city of Tyre would be conquered by King Nebuchadrezzar. So thorough would the destruction be that the dust
of the city would be scraped away and fishermen would dry their nets there. Ezekiel 26:4-7 When Recorded: 607 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 275 years
later, in 332 B.C.E. Confirmation of Fulfillment: Nebuchadrezzar destroyed the mainland city. Centuries later, Alexander scraped Tyre’s ruins into
the sea, forming a causeway to the island city, capturing it. Today fishing nets are sometimes seen drying there.—Encyclopædia Britannica, 1959,
Vol. 22, p. 653.
Content of Prophecy: 7. The Judean kingdom would be desolated, its treasures and its subjects taken to Babylon. (This prophecy was given in the time
of the mighty Assyrian Empire, when Babylon was merely a vassal state.) Isaiah 39:5-7 When Recorded: Before 732 B.C.E. When Fulfilled: 125 years
later, in 607 B.C.E. Confirmation of Fulfillment: “‘Diaspora’ denoted the existence of Jews outside Palestine, especially after their exile by
Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II.”—The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 1975 English ed., Vol. 8, p. 198.
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