And the lookout1 shouted, "Day after day, my lord, I stand on the watchtower; every night I stay at my post.
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Look, here comes a man in a chariot2 with a team of horses. And he gives back the answer: 'Babylon3 has fallen,4 has fallen! All the images of its gods5 lie shattered6 on the ground!' "
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O my people, crushed on the threshing floor,7 I tell you what I have heard from the LORD Almighty, from the God of Israel.
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An oracle concerning Dumah:8 Someone calls to me from Seir,9 "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?"
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The watchman replies, "Morning is coming, but also the night. If you would ask, then ask; and come back yet again."
An oracle10 concerning Arabia:11 You caravans of Dedanites,12 who camp in the thickets of Arabia,
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bring water for the thirsty; you who live in Tema,13 bring food for the fugitives.
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They flee14 from the sword,15 from the drawn sword, from the bent bow and from the heat of battle.
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This is what the Lord says to me: "Within one year, as a servant bound by contract16 would count it, all the pomp17 of Kedar18 will come to an end.
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The survivors of the bowmen, the warriors of Kedar, will be few.19" The LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken.20
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