Isaiah 21

The burden of the wilderness of the sea. As whirlwinds in the South sweep through, it cometh from the wilderness, from a terrible land.
1) Or oracle concerning
A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous man dealeth treacherously, and the destroyer destroyeth. Go up, O Elam; besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
1) Or hard 2) Or will I make
Therefore are my loins filled with anguish; pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman in travail: I am pained so that I cannot hear; I am dismayed so that I cannot see.
1) Heb bent
My heart fluttereth, horror hath affrighted me; the twilight that I desired hath been turned into trembling unto me.
1) Heb wandereth
They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink: rise up, ye princes, anoint the shield.
1) Or spread the carpets
For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman: let him declare what he seeth: and when he seeth a troop, horsemen in pairs, a troop of asses, a troop of camels, he shall hearken diligently with much heed.
1) Or and he saw…and he hearkened 2) Or a chariot ; Or chariots 3) Or a pair of horsemen
And he cried as a lion: O Lord, I stand continually upon the watch-tower in the day-time, and am set in my ward whole nights;
1) Or every night
and, behold, here cometh a troop of men, horsemen in pairs. And he answered and said, Fallen, fallen is Babylon; and all the graven images of her gods are broken unto the ground.
1) Or come chariots of men 2) Or a pair of horsemen
10 O thou my threshing, and the grain of my floor! that which I have heard from Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
1) Heb son

11 The burden of Dumah. One calleth unto me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
1) Or oracle concerning 2) Or what hour
12 The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye: turn ye, come.
1) Or is come 2) Or come ye again

13 The burden upon Arabia. In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye caravans of Dedanites.
1) Or oracle 2) Or thickets
14 Unto him that was thirsty they brought water; the inhabitants of the land of Tema did meet the fugitives with their bread.
1) Or is thirsty bring ye 2) Or as otherwise read ye inhabitants of the land of Tema, meet
15 For they fled away from the swords, from the drawn sword, and from the bent bow, and from the grievousness of war. 16 For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar shall fail; 17 and the residue of the number of the archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar, shall be few; for Jehovah, the God of Israel, hath spoken it.

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