Isaiah 21:13-17 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 The oracle concerning the desert plain. In the scrub of the desert plain you will lodge, O caravans of Dedanites. 13 An oracle concerning Arabia: You caravans of Dedanites, who camp in the thickets of Arabia,
14 Bring water to the thirsty, meet the fugitive with bread, O inhabitants of the land of Tema. 14 bring water for the thirsty; you who live in Tema, bring food for the fugitives.
15 For they have fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow, and from the stress of battle. 15 They flee from the sword, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow and from the heat of battle.
16 For thus the Lord said to me: Within a year, according to the years of a hired worker, all the glory of Kedar will come to an end; 16 This is what the Lord says to me: "Within one year, as a servant bound by contract would count it, all the pomp of Kedar will come to an end.
17 and the remaining bows of Kedar's warriors will be few; for the Lord, the God of Israel, has spoken. 17 The survivors of the bowmen, the warriors of Kedar, will be few." The LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken.