Revised Standard Version
9 And behold, here come riders,
horsemen in pairs!”
And he answered,
“Fallen, fallen is Babylon;
and all the images of her gods
he has shattered to the ground.”
10 O my threshed and winnowed one,
what I have heard from the Lord of hosts,
the God of Israel, I announce to you.
11 The oracle concerning Dumah.
One is calling to me from Se′ir,
“Watchman, what of the night?
Watchman, what of the night?”
New International Version
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.