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His army is coming from a distant land,
    from the ends of heaven.
The Lord is coming with the weapons of his fury
    to destroy the whole world.

Cry loudly, for the day of the Lord is near.
    It will come like destruction from the Almighty.
That is why every hand will hang limp,
    and everyone’s courage will fail.

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They come from faraway lands,
    from the ends of the heavens(A)
the Lord and the weapons(B) of his wrath(C)
    to destroy(D) the whole country.

Wail,(E) for the day(F) of the Lord is near;
    it will come like destruction(G) from the Almighty.[a](H)
Because of this, all hands will go limp,(I)
    every heart will melt with fear.(J)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 13:6 Hebrew Shaddai