5Prepare the table,watch in the watchtower,eat , drink : arise , ye princes, and anoint the shield.6
For thus hath the Lordsaid unto me, Go , set a watchman , let him declare what he seeth .
And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a chariot of camels; and he hearkeneddiligently with muchheed:8
And he cried , A lion: My lord, I standcontinually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:9
And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. 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 corna of my floor: that which I have heard of the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir,Watchman , what of the night?Watchman , what of the night?12
The watchmansaid , The morningcometh , and also the night: if ye will enquire , enquire ye: return , come .
The burden upon Arabia. In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge , O ye travelling companies of Dedanim.14
The inhabitants of the land of Temabroughtbwater to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled .
For they fledfrom the swords,cfrom the drawnsword, and from the bentbow, and from the grievousness of war.