Parallel Bible results for Isaiah 21:1-9

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Isaiah 21:1-9

NIV 1 An oracle concerning the Desert by the Sea: Like whirlwinds sweeping through the southland, an invader comes from the desert, from a land of terror. NIV 1 An oracle concerning the Desert by the Sea: Like whirlwinds sweeping through the southland, an invader comes from the desert, from a land of terror. NIV 2 A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused. NIV 2 A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused. NIV 3 At this my body is racked with pain, pangs seize me, like those of a woman in labor; I am staggered by what I hear, I am bewildered by what I see. NIV 3 At this my body is racked with pain, pangs seize me, like those of a woman in labor; I am staggered by what I hear, I am bewildered by what I see. NIV 4 My heart falters, fear makes me tremble; the twilight I longed for has become a horror to me. NIV 4 My heart falters, fear makes me tremble; the twilight I longed for has become a horror to me. NIV 5 They set the tables, they spread the rugs, they eat, they drink! Get up, you officers, oil the shields! NIV 5 They set the tables, they spread the rugs, they eat, they drink! Get up, you officers, oil the shields! NIV 6 This is what the Lord says to me: "Go, post a lookout and have him report what he sees. NIV 6 This is what the Lord says to me: "Go, post a lookout and have him report what he sees. NIV 7 When he sees chariots with teams of horses, riders on donkeys or riders on camels, let him be alert, fully alert." NIV 7 When he sees chariots with teams of horses, riders on donkeys or riders on camels, let him be alert, fully alert." NIV 8 And the lookout shouted, "Day after day, my lord, I stand on the watchtower; every night I stay at my post. NIV 8 And the lookout shouted, "Day after day, my lord, I stand on the watchtower; every night I stay at my post. NIV 9 Look, here comes a man in a chariot with a team of horses. And he gives back the answer: 'Babylon has fallen, has fallen! All the images of its gods lie shattered on the ground!' " NIV 9 Look, here comes a man in a chariot with a team of horses. And he gives back the answer: 'Babylon has fallen, has fallen! All the images of its gods lie shattered on the ground!' "