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            Look! Here come chariots and horsemen in pairs.”
Then he said,
    “Babylon has fallen! It has fallen!
        All the idols they worship lie shattered on the ground.”

10 You, my people, have been threshed and winnowed.[a]
    I make known to you what I heard from the Lord of Armies,
        the God of Israel.

Someone Calling from Seir

11 This is the divine revelation about Dumah.[b]

Someone is calling to me from Seir,
    “Watchman, how much of the night is left?
    Watchman, how much of the night is left?”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 21:10 Threshing is the process of beating stalks to separate them from the grain. Winnowing is the process of separating husks from grain.
  2. Isaiah 21:11 The exact location of Dumah is unknown.

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