Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The noise of a multitude in the mountains, like as of a great people; a tumultuous noise of the kingdoms of nations gathered together: the LORD of hosts mustereth the host of the battle.
The oracle on the valley of vision, - What aileth thee, then, That thou art wholly gone up to the house-tops?
Tell ye among the nations And let it be heard And lift ye up a standard, Let it be heard do not conceal: Say ye - Captured is Babylon, Confounded is Bel, Broken in pieces is Merodach, Confounded are her images, Broken down her manufactured gods;
Polish the arrows, Lay hold of the shields, - Yahweh hath roused the spirit of the kings of the Medes, For against Babylon, his purpose is, to destroy her, - For it is, The avenging of Yahweh, The avenging of his temple.
and thou shalt say, Thus, saith My Lord Yahweh, - Behold me! against thee O Gog, Prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal;
Multitudes, multitudes, in the vale of strict decision, - for near is the day of Yahweh, in the vale of strict decision.
Lo! a day, cometh, pertaining to Yahweh, - when apportioned shall be thy spoil in thy midst;
And I saw heaven, set open, and lo! a white horse, and, he that was sitting thereon, calledFaithful, and True; and, in righteousness, doth he judge and make war;
As the appearance of horses, is his appearance, and, as war-horses, so, shall they run:
And, the likenesses of the locusts, were like unto horses prepared for battle; and, upon their heads, as it were crowns, like unto gold, and, their faces, were as the faces of men,
Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:
Thus, saith Yahweh, to his Anointed, to Cyrus - Whose right hand I have firmly grasped To subdue before him, nations, And the loins of kings, will I ungird, - To open, before him, the two-leaved doors, And, the gates, shall not be shut:
Set yourselves in array against Babylon round about All ye who tread the bow, Shoot at her, do not spare so much as an arrow, - For against Yahweh, hath she sinned.
Flee out of the midst of Babylon And deliver ye every man his own life, Be not cut off in her punishment, - For it is Yahweh's, time of avenging, A recompense, is be repaying unto her.
Blow ye a horn in Zion, sound an alarm in my holy mountain, let all the inhabitants of the land, tremble, - for coming is the day of Yahweh, for it is near! -
Therefore, in one day, shall have come her plagues, - death and grief and famine; and, with fire, shall she be burned up; - because, mighty, is the LordGod who hath judged her.
Lo! a people coming in from the North, - Yea, a great nation and many kings, shall be round up out of the remote parts of the earth: