The oracle concerning Arabia. In the thickets in Arabia you will lodge, O caravans of De'danites.
To the thirsty bring water, meet the fugitive with bread, O inhabitants of the land of Tema.
For they have fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow, and from the press of battle.
For thus the Lord said to me, "Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar will come to an end;
and the remainder of the archers of the mighty men of the sons of Kedar will be few; for the LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken."
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