Isaiah 21:4
Good News Translation
My head is spinning, and I am trembling with fear. I had been longing for evening to come, but it has brought me nothing but terror.

New Revised Standard Version
My mind reels, horror has appalled me; the twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.

Contemporary English Version
My head spins; I'm horrified! Early evening, my favorite time, has become a nightmare.

New American Bible
My mind reels, shuddering assails me; The twilight I yearned for he has turned into dread.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My heart failed, darkness amazed me: Babylon my beloved is become a wonder to me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My heart failed, darkness amazed me: Babylon my beloved is become a wonder to me.

heart panted.

Isaiah 5:11-14 Woe to you that rise up early in the morning to follow drunkenness, and to drink in the evening, to be inflamed with wine. . . .

1 Samuel 25:36-38 And Abigail came to Nabal: and behold he had a feast in his house, like the feast of a king: and Nabal's heart was merry, for he was very drunk: and she told him nothing less or more until morning. . . .

2 Samuel 13:28,29 And Absalom had commanded his servants, saying: Take notice when Ammon shall be drunk with wine, and when I shall say to you: Strike him, and kill him, fear not: for it is I that command you: take courage, and be valiant men. . . .

Esther 5:12 And after this he said: Queen Esther also hath invited no other to the banquet with the king, but me: and with her I am also to dine to morrow with the king:

Esther 7:6-10 And Esther said: It is this Aman that is our adversary and most wicked enemy. Aman hearing this was forthwith astonished, not being able to bear the countenance of the king and of the queen. . . .

Job 21:11-13 Their little ones go out like a flock, and their children dance and play. . . .

Jeremiah 51:39,57 In their heat I will set them drink: and I will make them drunk, that they may slumber, and sleep an everlasting sleep, and awake no more, saith the Lord. . . .

Daniel 5:1,5,30 Baltasar, the king, made a great feast for a thousand of his nobles: and every one drank according to his age. . . .

Nahum 1:10 For as thorns embrace one another: so while they are feasting and drinking together, they shall be consumed as stubble that is fully dry.

Luke 21:34-36 And take heed to yourselves, lest perhaps your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and the cares of this life: and that day come upon you suddenly. . . .


Babylon is Fallen
3Therefore are my loins filled with pain, anguish hath taken hold of me, as the anguish of a woman in labour: I fell down at the hearing of it, I was troubled at the seeing of it. 4My heart failed, darkness amazed me: Babylon my beloved is become a wonder to me.5Prepare the table, behold in the watchtower them that eat and drink: arise, ye princes, take up the shield.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:67
In the morning thou shalt say: Who will grant me evening? and at evening: Who will grant me morning? for the fearfulness of thy heart, wherewith thou shalt be terrified, and for those things which thou shalt see with thy eyes.

Deuteronomy 32:11
As the eagle enticing her young to fly, and hovering over them, he spread his wings, and hath taken him and carried him on his shoulders.

Psalm 55:5
Fear and trembling are come upon me: and darkness hath covered me.

Daniel 5:30
The same night Baltasar, the Chaldean king, was slain.

Isaiah 21:3
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