Isaiah 17:1 states that Damascus (Syria) will be destroyed.
if 17:1 = 171 then note the following:
verse 171 in the Bible =
as MJ Agee notes - it is the first date given in the Bible.
Noah enters the Ark for the last time, the Flood starts.
this may again indicate that the Rapture (Rain starts) and the
Destruction of Damascus are in quick succession.