People who live west of him are appalled at his fate; those who live east of him are seized with terror.
The upright are appalled over this, and the innocent person is troubled by the godless.
"An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land:
"Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "Ask the nations. Who has ever heard of anything like this? You have done a most horrible thing, virgin Israel.
"On that day," declares the LORD, "the courage of the king and the leaders will fail. The priests will be appalled and the prophets astounded."
Heavens, be appalled at this, be shocked, be utterly devastated," declares the LORD.
"The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. I'll deal with them according to their behavior and I will judge them by how they've judged. Then they'll learn that I am the LORD."
I came to the exiles at Tel-abib by the Chebar River and sat down among them for seven days, appalled.
He also told me, "Son of Man, look! I'm about to disrupt the source of bread in Jerusalem. As a result, they'll ration bread by weight while their terror continues to grow and they'll ration drinking water while their horror continues to mount!
Because of the anger of the LORD she won't be inhabited, but will be utterly devastated. Everyone who passes by Babylon will be horrified and will scoff because of all her wounds.
Look, I'm bringing terror on you from all around you," declares the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies. "You will be driven out, fleeing recklessly, and there will be no one to gather the fugitives.
"Indeed, this is what the LORD says: "We have heard a sound of terror and of fear, and there is no peace.
when what you dread comes like a storm, and your calamity comes on like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you.
I will laugh at your calamity. I will mock when what you fear comes,
He raped the women, devastating their towns. The land was made desolate, and all the while the land was filled with the sound of his roaring.
You'll be filled with drunkenness and grief. The cup that belongs to your sister Samaria is filled with horror and devastation,
This is what the Lord GOD says: "Bring an army against them and deliver them over to terror and plunder.
Everyone who knows you throughout all the nations will be appalled at your calamity and you will no longer exist forever."'"
Everyone who lives by the sea is appalled at your destruction. Their leaders are terrified their faces reflect their fears!
I'll make many nations be appalled at you, and their kings will be terrified because of you when I brandish my sword right in their face. They will all tremble from fear for their own safety on the day that you fall!'
Then Daniel (also known as Belteshazzar) was greatly troubled for a while and was terrified by his thoughts. The king said, "Belteshazzar, don't let the dream or its meaning terrify you."
So King Belshazzar became even more frightened, and his facial expression showed it. His officials also were thrown into confusion.
Hearing the voices of the king and his officials, the queen entered the banquet hall. "Your majesty, live forever," the queen said. "Don't be frightened by your thoughts or allow your facial expression to show it.
While the king watched the back of the hand as it was writing, his facial expression changed. Utterly frightened, he lost control of his own bowels and his knees knocked together.
As a result, my spirit is desolate within me, and my mind within me is appalled.
Then I, Daniel, was exhausted and ill for days, but afterward I got up and went about the king's business. Nevertheless, I was astonished by the vision, and could not understand it."
The LORD will shout in the presence of his forces, because his encampment is very great; for powerful is he who carries out his message. Truly the Day of the LORD is great, and very terrifying. Who will be able to survive it?"