For the Lord has said to me,
“Go, post a lookout;
let him report what he sees.
When he sees riders—
pairs of horsemen,
riders on donkeys,
riders on camels—
he must pay close attention.”
Then the lookout[a] reported,
“Lord, I stand on the watchtower all day,(A)
and I stay at my post all night.
Look, riders come—
horsemen in pairs.”
And he answered, saying,
“Babylon has fallen,(B) has fallen.
All the images of her gods
have been shattered on the ground.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 21:8 DSS, Syr; MT reads Then a lion

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