kjv@Isaiah:21:1@ The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.
kjv@Isaiah:21:2@ A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
kjv@Isaiah:21:3@ Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.
kjv@Isaiah:21:4@ My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.
kjv@Isaiah:21:5@ Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.
kjv@Isaiah:21:6@ For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.
kjv@Isaiah:21:7@ And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a chariot of camels; and he hearkened diligently with much heed:
kjv@Isaiah:21:8@ And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:
kjv@Isaiah:21:9@ And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.
kjv@Isaiah:21:10@ O my threshing, and the corn of my floor: that which I have heard of the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
kjv@Isaiah:21:11@ The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
kjv@Isaiah:21:12@ The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will enquire, enquire ye: return, come.