1833 Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB)
1 The prophet, bewailing the captivity of his people, seeth in a vision the fall of Babylon by the Medes and Persians. 11 Edom, scorning the prophet, is moved to repentance. 13 The set time of Arabia's calamity.
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.
21:2 A grievous vision is declared to me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler plundereth. Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all her sighing have I made to cease.
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].
21:4 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear to me.
21:5 Prepare the table, watch in the watch-tower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, [and] anoint the shield.
21:6 For thus hath the Lord said to me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.
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:
21:8 And he cried, a lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watch-tower in the day time, and I am set in my ward whole nights.
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 to the ground.
21:11 ¶ The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
21:12 The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will inquire, inquire ye: return, come.
21:13 ¶ The burden upon Arabia. In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye traveling companies of Dedanim.
21:14 The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought water to him that was thirsty, they met with their bread him that fled.
21:15 For they fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, and from the bent bow, and from the grievousness of war.
21:16 For thus hath the Lord said to me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, and all the glory of Kedar shall fail:
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