Isaiah 21:11-17 NIV

A Prophecy Against Edom

11 A prophecy against Dumaha : Someone calls to me from Seir, “Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?”

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    •  21:11 - "Dumah" , a wordplay on "Edom" , means "silence" or "stillness."
      12 The watchman replies, “Morning is coming, but also the night. If you would ask, then ask; and come back yet again.”

      A Prophecy Against Arabia

      13 A prophecy against Arabia: You caravans of Dedanites, who camp in the thickets of Arabia,

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      14 bring water for the thirsty; you who live in Tema, bring food for the fugitives.

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      15 They flee from the sword, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow and from the heat of battle.

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      16 This is what the Lord says to me: “Within one year, as a servant bound by contract would count it, all the splendor of Kedar will come to an end.

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      17 The survivors of the archers, the warriors of Kedar, will be few.” The LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken.

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