Add year to year;
Let feasts come around.
There shall be heaviness and sorrow,
And it shall be to Me as Ariel.
I will lay siege against you with a mound,
And I will raise siegeworks against you.
You shall speak out of the ground;
Your speech shall be low, out of the dust;
Your voice shall be like a medium’s, cout of the ground;
And your speech shall whisper out of the dust.
5 “Moreover the multitude of your dfoes
Shall be like fine dust,
And the multitude of the terrible ones
Like echaff that passes away;
Yes, it shall be fin an instant, suddenly.
6 gYou will be punished by the Lord of hosts
With thunder and hearthquake and great noise,
With storm and tempest
And the flame of devouring fire.
Even all who fight against her and her fortress,
And distress her,
Shall be jas a dream of a night vision.
8 kIt shall even be as when a hungry man dreams,
And look—he eats;
But he awakes, and his soul is still empty;
Or as when a thirsty man dreams,
And look—he drinks;
But he awakes, and indeed he is faint,
And his soul still craves:
So the multitude of all the nations shall be,
Who fight against Mount Zion.”
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