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One post shall run to meet another, and one messenger to meet another, to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken in all places,
Howl; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as destruction from the Almighty.
Therefore my loins are filled with pain; pangs have taken hold upon me as the pangs of a woman that travails; I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.
In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote.
The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!