Ishmael in Prophecy


1.  Garden of Eden “Tigris & Euphrates” in Iraq

2.  Tower of Babel in Iraq

3.  Daniel in the Lion’s Den in Iraq

4.  Three Hebrew children and the fiery furnace in Iraq

5.  Jonah “Nineveh” in Iraq

6.  Wiseman “Persia” Iraq


1.  Abraham

    a.  Genesis 12:1-9(Acts 7:2-4; Heb.118-10)

         “Abram, get thee out of thy country (Iraq) kindred, father’s house

         to a land (city) I will show thee (Land of Canaan).”


2.  Hagar and Ishmael

     a.  Genesis 16:1-16

         1)  “I will multiply thy (Ishmael) seed exceedingly and shall not be

              numbered for multitude.”

         2)  “Ishmael shall be a wild man (Heb: running free as a wild ass).

         3)  “Ishmael’s hand (Heb: terror) against every man.”

         4)  “Every man’s hand (Heb: terror) against Ishmael.”

         5)  “Ishmael will dwell in the midst of his brethren.”


     b.  Genesis 17:19-22; Genesis 21:9-21

         1)  “I will bless Ishmael.”

         2)  “Make him fruitful.”

         3)  “Multiply him exceedingly.”

         4)  “Twelve princes shall Ishmael beget.”

         5)  “Make Ishmael a great nation.”

         6)  “Because Ishmael is Abraham’s seed.”

         7)  *BUT my covenant will I establish with Isaac!”


      c.  Genesis 25:12-17

           1)  “Twelve princes according to their nations and

                tongues: Nabajoth, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, Mishma, Dumah,

                Massa, Hadar, Tema, Jetur, Naphish and Kedemah.”


3.  Prophecy and Fulfillment

     a. Isaiah 66:18-24:

         1)  “I will gather all nations and tongues: Tarshish, Pul, Lud,

              Tubal, Javan (Islamic territories).”

         2)  “They shall see my glory.”

         3)  “That have not heard my fame, neither seen my glory.”

         4)  “They shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.”

         5)  “I will take of them for priests and Levites.”

         6)  “All flesh will come to worship before me.”


4.  Revelation 9:14-21:

         1)  “200 million horsemen from the Euphrates

              River (Iraq) to kill 1/3 part of men.”


5.  Revelation 18:1-24:

         1)  “Babylon (Iraq) the great is fallen.”

         2)  “Her plagues come in one day, death, mourning and famine.”

         3)  “She shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord

              God who judgeth her.”


6.  Revelation 20:8-9:

         1)  “Satan shall go out to deceive the nations: Gog &

              Magog (Islamic territories)”

         2)  “To gather together for battle.”

         3)  “The number of whom is as the sands of the sea: Rosh,

              Meshech, Tubal, Gomer, Gog and Magog (Islamic


         4)  “They compassed the camp of saints and the beloved city


         5)  “Fire came down from God out of heaven & devoured them.”


Revelation 7:9-10:

“A great multitude, which no man could number: all

  nations, kindred, people, tongues, every nation, tribe,

  language and people group stood before the throne, and

  before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in

  their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation

  to our God, which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.”

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