Isaiah 21:11

“The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 21:11

The burden of Dumah. Hee calleth to me out of Seir: Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The oracle concerning Edom. One keeps calling to me from Seir, "Watchman, how far gone is the night? Watchman, how far gone is the night?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The burden of Dumah. One calleth unto me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The word about Edom. A voice comes to me from Seir, Watchman, how far gone is the night? how far gone is the night?
- Basic English Bible

The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
- Darby Bible

The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?
- Webster's Bible

The burden of Dumah. One calls to me out of Seir, "Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?"
- World English Bible

The burden of Dumah. Unto me is [one] calling from Seir `Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

The burden of Dumah. One calleth unto me out of Seir: 'Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Isaiah 21:11

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 21:11


21:11 Dumah - Of Edom or Idumea. He - The people of Dumah, one of them in the name and by the appointment of the rest. Me - To the watchman: the prophet delivers his prophecy in the form of a dialogue between the people and the watchman. Seir - Out of Edom, which is frequently called Seir. Watchman - The watchman of Edom, whom they had set as people use to do in times of great danger. Night - The people are supposed to come to him very early in the morning, to enquire what had happened in the night; which shews a state of great perplexity and fear. Night - The repetition of the words, shew the greatness of their solicitude.


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