11Woe to the bloodycity, completelyfull of lies and pillage ; Her preyneverdeparts.
The 2noise of the whip, The noise of the rattling of the wheel, Gallopinghorses And aboundingchariots !
3Horsemencharging, Swordsflashing, 3spearsgleaming, 4Manyslain, a mass of corpses, And b5countlessdeadbodies - They stumble over cthe deadbodies !
All because of the 6manyharlotries of the harlot, The charmingone, the 7mistress of sorceries, Who 8sellsnations by her harlotries And families by her sorceries.
5"Behold, 9I am against you," declares the LORD of hosts ; "And I will d10lift up your skirtsover your face, And 11show to the nations your nakedness And to the kingdoms your disgrace.
"I will 12throwefilth on you And 13make you vile, And set you up as a 14spectacle.
"And it will come about that all who see you Will fshrink from you and say, 'Nineveh is devastated ! 15Who will grieve for her?' Where will I seekcomforters for you?"
Are you betterthang16No-amon , Which was situated by the 17waters of the Nile, With watersurrounding her, Whoserampart was hthe sea, Whose wall consisted of ithe sea ?
918Ethiopia was her might, And Egypt too, withoutlimits. 19Put and 20Lubim were among jher helpers.