- The burden of the desert Sea.
As the whirlewindes in the South vse to passe from the wildernesse, so shall it come from the horrible land.
- A grieuous vision was shewed vnto me, The transgressour against a transgressour, and the destroyer against a destroyer.
Goe vp Elam, besiege Media: I haue caused all the mourning thereof to cease.
- Therefore are my loynes filled with sorow: sorowes haue taken me as the sorowes of a woman that trauayleth: I was bowed downe when I heard it, and I was amased when I sawe it.
- Mine heart failed: fearefulnesse troubled me: the night of my pleasures hath he turned into feare vnto me.
- Prepare thou the table: watch in the watch towre: eate, drinke: arise, ye princes, anoynt the shielde.
- For thus hath the Lord said vnto me, Go, set a watchman, to tell what he seeth.
- And he sawe a charet with two horsemen: a charet of an asse, and a charet of a camel: and he hearkened and tooke diligent heede.
- And he cryed, A lyon: my lorde, I stand continually vpon ye watche towre in the day time, and I am set in my watche euery night:
- And beholde, this mans charet commeth with two horsemen;
he answered and said, Babel is fallen: it is fallen, and all the images of her gods hath he broken vnto the ground.
- O my threshing, and the corne of my floore.
That which I haue heard of the Lorde of hostes, the God of Israel, haue I shewed vnto you.
- The burden of Dumah.
He calleth vnto me out of Seir, Watchman, what was in ye night?
Watchman, what was in the night?
- The watchman saide, The morning commeth, and also the night.
If yee will aske, enquire: returne and come.
- The burden against Arabia.
In the forest of Arabia shall yee tarie all night, euen in the waies of Dedanim.
- O inhabitants of the lande of Tema, bring foorth water to meete the thirstie, and preuent him that fleeth with his bread.
- For they flee from the drawen swords, euen from the drawen sword, & from the bent bowe, and from the grieuousnesse of warre.
- For thus hath the Lorde sayd vnto me, Yet a yeere according to the yeeres of an hireling, and all the glorie of Kedar shall faile.
- And the residue of the nomber of ye strong archers of the sonnes of Kedar shall be fewe: for the Lord God of Israel hath spoken it.