34:1 Come near, you+ nations, to hear; and listen, you+ peoples: let the earth hear, and the fullness of it; the world, and all things that come forth from it.
34:2 For Yahweh has indignation against all the nations, and wrath against all their host: he has completely destroyed them, he has delivered them to the slaughter.
34:3 Their slain also will be cast out, and the stench of their dead bodies will come up; and the mountains will be melted with their blood.
34:4 And all the host of heaven will be dissolved, and the heavens will be rolled together as a scroll; and all their host will fade away, as the leaf fades from off the vine, and as a fading [leaf] from the fig tree.
34:5 For my sword has drank its fill in heaven: look, it will come down on Edom, and on the people of my curse, to judgment.
34:6 The sword of Yahweh is filled with blood, it is made fat with fatness, with the blood of lambs and goats, with the fat of the kidneys of rams; for Yahweh has a sacrifice in Bozrah, and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.
34:7 And the wild-oxen will come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls: and their land will be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.
34:8 For Yahweh has a day of vengeance, a year of recompense for the cause of Zion.
34:9 And the streams of [Edom] will be turned into pitch, and its dust into brimstone, and its land will become burning pitch.
34:10 It will not be quenched night nor day; its smoke will go up forever; from generation to generation it will lie waste; none will pass through it forever and ever.
34:11 But the pelican and the porcupine will possess it; and the owl and the raven will stay in it: and he will stretch over it the line of confusion, and the plummet of emptiness.
34:12 They will call its nobles to the kingdom, but none will be there; and all its princes will be nothing.
34:13 And thorns will come up in its palaces, nettles and thistles in its fortresses; and it will be a habitation of jackals, a court for ostriches.
34:14 And the wild beasts of the desert will meet with the wolves, and the wild goat will cry to his companion; yes, the night-monster will settle there, and will find her a place of rest.
34:15 There will the dart-snake make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shade; yes, there will the kites be gathered, every one with her mate.
34:16 Seek+ out of the Book of Yahweh, and read: no one of these will be missing, none will want her mate; for my mouth, it has commanded, and his Spirit, it has gathered them.
34:17 And he has cast the lot for them, and his hand has divided it to them by line: they will possess it forever; from generation to generation they will stay in it.
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