1 Come near and listen, you nations, pay attention, you peoples. Let the earth and its contents listen, the world and its entire population.
Deut 32:1 Isa 41:1 Isa 43:9 Isa 1:2 1Cor 10:26 Deut 4:26 Isa 18:3
2 For Yahweh is angry with all the nations, enraged with all their hordes. He has vowed them to destruction, handed them over to slaughter.
Amos 1:1-2 Isa 13:5 Isa 24:1-23 Isa 30:25 Isa 30:27-30 Jer 25:15-29 Joel 3:9-14
3 Their dead will be thrown away, the stench will rise from their corpses, the mountains will run with their blood,
Joel 2:20 Ezek 39:4 Isa 34:7 2Kgs 9:35-37 Amos 4:10 Ezek 14:19 Ezek 32:5-6
4 the entire array of heaven will fall apart. The heavens will be rolled up like a scroll and all their array will fade away, as fade the leaves falling from the vine, as fade those falling from the fig tree.
Matt 24:29 Rev 6:13-14 Ezek 32:7-8 Joel 3:15 2Pet 3:7-12 Acts 2:19-20 Isa 13:10
5 For my sword has drunk deep in the heavens: see how it now falls on Edom, on the people vowed to destruction, to punish them.
Mal 1:4 Amos 1:11-12 Isa 63:1 Jer 46:10 Ezek 21:3-5 Ezek 25:12-14 Jer 49:7-22
6 Yahweh's sword is gorged with blood, it is greasy with fat, with the blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams. For Yahweh has a sacrifice in Bozrah, a great slaughter in the land of Edom.
Isa 63:1 Jer 49:13 Deut 32:14 Ezek 21:4-5 Ezek 21:10 Ezek 39:17-20 Isa 34:5
7 The wild oxen will fall with them, the bullocks with the bulls; their land will be drenched with blood and their dust will be greasy with fat.
Num 23:22 Ps 68:30 Jer 50:27 Deut 33:17 Jer 46:21 Jer 50:11 Job 39:9-10
8 For this will be Yahweh's day of vengeance, the year of retribution in Zion's lawsuit.
Isa 63:4 Isa 61:2 Isa 35:4 Ps 94:1 Jer 46:10 Rev 6:10-11 Rev 18:20
9 Its streams will turn into pitch, its dust into brimstone, its country will turn into blazing pitch.
Deut 29:23 Ps 11:6 Gen 19:28 Job 18:15 Jude 1:7 Luke 17:29 Rev 19:20
10 Never quenched night or day, its smoke rising for ever, it will lie waste age after age, no one will travel through it for ever and ever.
Rev 19:3 Isa 13:20 Isa 66:24 Mal 1:3-4 Ezek 29:11 Isa 1:31 Rev 14:10-11
11 It will be the haunt of pelican and hedgehog, the owl and the raven will live there; over it Yahweh will stretch the measuring line of chaos and the plumb-line of emptiness.
2Kgs 21:13 Lam 2:8 Zeph 2:14 Rev 18:2 Isa 14:23 2Sam 8:2 Isa 13:20-22
12 There will be no more nobles to proclaim the royal authority; there will be an end of all its princes.
1Cor 8:4 1Cor 13:2 2Cor 12:11 Eccl 10:16-17 Isa 3:6-8 Isa 41:11-12 Isa 41:24
13 Brambles will grow in its bastions, nettles and thorn-bushes in its fortresses, it will be the lair of jackals, an enclosure for ostriches.
Jer 9:11 Jer 10:22 Mal 1:3 Ps 44:19 Hos 9:6 Isa 13:21-22 Isa 32:13-14
14 Wild cats will meet hyenas there, satyr will call to satyr, there Lilith too will lurk and find somewhere to rest.
15 The snake will nest and lay eggs there, will hatch and gather its young into the shade; and there the vultures will assemble, each one with its mate.
16 Search in Yahweh's book, and read, not one of these will be missing, not one of them lacking a mate; for thus his mouth has ordained it, and his spirit has brought them together.
Josh 1:8 Ps 33:9 Isa 30:8 Ps 33:6 Matt 5:18 Prov 23:12 Amos 3:7
17 He has thrown the lot for each, his hand has measured out their share; they will possess it for ever, and live there age after age.
Isa 34:10 Ps 78:55 Acts 13:19 Acts 17:26 Isa 13:20-22 Isa 17:14 Jer 13:25