Bible prophecies fulfilled by other nations

The Bible has many prophecies about other nations - countries other than Israel. These nations include Babylon, Tyre, Nineveh and Edom. These and other nations had tormented Israel in ancient times, by conquering the Holy Land, and forcing the Jews into exile and slavery. Many of these prophecies about other nations involve ancient nations and many were fulfilled in ancient times.

Below is a selection of Bible prophecies involving other nations, including Babylon, Tyre, Nineveh, Edom and Egypt. The copyrighted commentaries are based on research from the book, 100 Prophecies.

Amos 1:9-10
Tyre's fortresses would fail

Ezekiel 25:14
The Jews would avenge the Edomites

Ezekiel 26:3
Tyre would be attacked by many nations

Ezekiel 26:12
Tyre's stones, timber and soil would be cast into the sea

Ezekiel 26:14
Phoenician Tyre would never be rebuilt

Ezekiel 26:21
Phoenician Tyre would never again be found

Ezekiel 29:15
Egypt would never again rule over nations

Isaiah 13:19
Babylon's kingdom would be overthrown, permanently

Isaiah 14:23
Babylon would be reduced to swampland

Isaiah 45:1
Babylon's gates would open for Cyrus

Jeremiah 25:11-12
Babylon would rule Judah for 70 years

Jeremiah 32:36-37
The Jews would survive Babylonian rule and return home

Jeremiah 49:16
Edom would be toppled and humbled

Matthew 24:14
Before the end comes, the Gospel will be preached to the entire world

Matthew 24:14
Jesus foretold that the Gospel would be preached throughout the world

Nahum 1:10
Ninevites would be drunk in their final hours

Nahum 1:14
Ninevites would be wiped out

Nahum 3:15
Nineveh would be destroyed by fire

Nahum 3:17
Nineveh's army officers would desert

Nahum 3:19
Nineveh would be destroyed, permanently

Zechariah 9:3-4
Tyre would lose its power over the sea