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Isaiah - Chapter 21
  • 1. An oracle concerning the Desert by the Sea: Like whirlwinds sweeping through the southland, an invader comes from the desert, from a land of terror.
  • 2. A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused.
  • 3. At this my body is racked with pain, pangs seize me, like those of a woman in labor; I am staggered by what I hear, I am bewildered by what I see.
  • 4. My heart falters, fear makes me tremble; the twilight I longed for has become a horror to me.
  • 5. They set the tables, they spread the rugs, they eat, they drink! Get up, you officers, oil the shields!
  • 6. This is what the Lord says to me: "Go, post a lookout and have him report what he sees.
  • 7. When he sees chariots with teams of horses, riders on donkeys or riders on camels, let him be alert, fully alert."
  • 8. And the lookout shouted, "Day after day, my lord, I stand on the watchtower; every night I stay at my post.
  • 9. Look, here comes a man in a chariot with a team of horses. And he gives back the answer: 'Babylon has fallen, has fallen! All the images of its gods lie shattered on the ground!' "
  • 10. O my people, crushed on the threshing floor, I tell you what I have heard from the LORD Almighty, from the God of Israel.
  • 11. An oracle concerning Dumah: Someone calls to me from Seir, "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?"
  • 12. The watchman replies, "Morning is coming, but also the night. If you would ask, then ask; and come back yet again."
  • 13. An oracle concerning Arabia: You caravans of Dedanites, who camp in the thickets of Arabia,
  • 14. bring water for the thirsty; you who live in Tema, bring food for the fugitives.
  • 15. They flee from the sword, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow and from the heat of battle.
  • 16. This is what the Lord says to me: "Within one year, as a servant bound by contract would count it, all the pomp of Kedar will come to an end.
  • 17. The survivors of the bowmen, the warriors of Kedar, will be few." The LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken.

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