Isaiah 21:1-3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Fall of Babylon
1 Oracle on the wastelands by the sea:
Like whirlwinds sweeping through the Negeb,
it comes from the desert,
from the fearful land.
2 A harsh vision has been announced to me:
“The traitor betrays,
the despoiler spoils.
Go up, O Elam; besiege, O Media;
put an end to all its groaning!”
3 Therefore my loins are filled with anguish,
pangs have seized me like those of a woman in labor;
I am too bewildered to hear,
too dismayed to look.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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