Isaiah 17:1 The oracle concerning Damascus. “Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city and will become a fallen ruin.”
The original Hebrew is interesting in the description. Damascus is going to be wiped out. The grammar states it is going to be taken away and removed. One could state it will be a ruined ruin or a ruined heap!
This is the city of Damascus, Syria. Damascus is the oldest continually inhabited city on the planet. The city’s had residents and inhabitants for over 5,000 years.
December 7, 2016: The New Arab is reporting Israeli jets have struck Hezbollah positions near President Assad’s palace in Damascus. The presidential palace is also located close to the Mezzeh Military Airport. This area is located west of Damascus. There were no injuries or deaths reported in the strike. This is the second strike in the last 24 hours.
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