9 —And behold, there cometh a chariot of men; horsemen by pairs. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.
10 O my threshing, and the corn of my floor! What I have heard of Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
11 The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?Read full chapter
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10 My people who are crushed on the threshing floor,(F)
I tell you what I have heard
from the Lord Almighty,
from the God of Israel.
A Prophecy Against Edom
Someone calls to me from Seir,(H)
“Watchman, what is left of the night?
Watchman, what is left of the night?”
- Isaiah 21:11 Dumah, a wordplay on Edom, means silence or stillness.