The Vision against Babylon The
vision against Babylon which [4
a mountain 5
Lift up 2
a sign]! Raise up high the voice to them! Do not fear! Call for aid with the hand! Open, O rulers!
I order and I lead them; giants come to fill my rage, rejoicing together and insulting.
A voice [2
of many] upon the mountains, like [2
many]; a voice of kings and nations being brought together. The LORD
of Hosts has given charge to a nation of armed warriors.
They come from out of a land at a distance, from the
extremity of the
foundation of the heaven; the LORD
and his armed warriors, to ruin all the world.
day 3of the LORD
], and destruction by God shall come.
Because of this every hand shall be loosened, and every soul of man shall be timid.
shall be disturbed 1
ambassadors], and [2
their pangs 1
they shall have] as a woman giving birth; and they shall lament together, another to another; and they shall be startled; and [2
a flame 1
they shall change].
For behold the
day of the LORD
comes; incurable rage and anger to make the world desolate, and [2
to destroy] from out of it.
For the stars of the heaven, and Orion, and all the cosmos of the heaven [3
of their light 1
shall not 2
give]; and [4
shall be made dark 2
of the 3
the rising], and the moon shall not give her light.
And I charge [2
to the 4
evils], and to the impious their sins; and I shall destroy the
insolence of lawless ones; and [2the
I will abase].
will be 1
ones being left 5
more] than [2
unfired]; and a man [2
will be] than the stone, the one of Ophir.
For the heaven shall be enraged, and the earth shall be shaken from out of its foundation, because of the
rage of the
anger of the LORD
of Hosts in the day which ever [2
should come about 1
will be 1
ones being left behind] as a young doe fleeing, and as a sheep wandering; and there is no one gathering so as for a man [2
his people 1
to return]; and a man [2
his own place 1
shall take flight].
For who ever should capture shall be vanquished; and the ones who [2
being brought together 1
are] shall fall by sword.
their children 1
they shall dash] before them; and [2
their houses 1
they shall despoil]; and [2
their women 1
they shall have].
Behold, I rouse against you the Medes -- the [2
ones not considering], nor [3
of gold 2
of young men, 1
They shall break], and [3
upon your children 1
in no way 2
shall they show mercy], nor [3
your children 2
shall their eyes].
And Babylon will be (the place
which is called honorable by the
king of the
Chaldeans) in which manner [2
God] Sodom and Gomorrah.
It shall not be dwelt in into the eon, nor shall they enter into it through many generations, nor shall [2
go through 3
Arabians], nor shepherds in any way shall rest in it.
shall rest 3
wild beasts], and they shall fill up the houses with a sound; and [2
shall rest 3
sirens], and demons will dance there.
And satyrs shall dwell there, and [2
shall build a nest 1
hedgehogs] in their houses.