about a year and a half ago the Lord showed me some things about Damascus and it's destruction. this is based on the famous verse Isaiah 17:1:
"The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap."
from the 9-11 event, the number 109 emerged as a destruction number, among other things.
total verse gematria for Isaiah 17:1 = 2616 = 109 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3
Isaiah 17:1 is Bible verse number 17985 = 109 x 3 x 5 x 11
at the same time the Lord gave me a number associated with this:
first four words of Isaiah 17:1 have a gematria total of 1289.
Strong's hebrew number for Damascus = 1834
1834 = (109 x 5) + 1289 ! too accurate.
there are five verses in the Bible that have a gematria total of 1834
"When your fear cometh as desolation and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you."
seems to contain both the Descending (of the Lord from 1 Thess 4:16) and the Destruction of Damascus embedded in it.
you can go here for a word by word breakdown of the verse:
1) the total verse gematria of 1834 indicates it may be referring to Damascus.
2) the verse contains this special word:
Strong's hebrew 343 = Eyd
"from the same as 0181 (in the sense of bending down); TWOT - 38c; n m AV - calamity 17, destruction 7; 24 1) distress, burden, calamity 1a) burden (of the righteous) 1b) calamity (of nation) 1c) disaster (of wicked) 1d) day of calamity"
note - this is the word that tied the 9-11 events to Strong's numbers. 343 is the number of firefighters killed in the NYC attacks. this tragic number was plastered all over the media of the world. it is found in this base conversion triad:
343 decimal = 527 octal = 157 hexadecimal
all of which were 9-11 numbers: 343, 527 (Jared), 157
3) this verse contains a word valued at 416
Jared (meaning = Descend) greek geamtria = 416. this is an accurate match to the Scripture reference of 1 Thessalonians 4:16: "The Lord Himself shall DESCEND from heaven with a shout ...".
this is the beginning of the Resurrection/Rapture event - the Lord Descends.
4) the verse has Ten words like Genesis 5 has Ten Patriarchs, and Jared 416 is in his proper position at slot number Six! here are the Ten words in order, with the Patriarch names from Genesis 5 out to the side:
word 1 = 5 = Adam
word 2 = 332 = Seth
word 3 = 152 = Enosh
word 4 = 81 = Kenan
word 5 = 171 = Mahalalel
word 6 = 416 = Jared <<<<
word 7 = 5 = Enoch
word 8 = 170 = Methuselah
word 9 = 295 = Lamech
word 10 = 207 = Noah
5) the verse references a Whirlwind - a possible pointer to Elijah and his being 'caught up' in a chariot of fire to heaven bodily (a rapture event) from:
"And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven."