He makes the winds his messengers, and the flaming fire his attendant. 1
The gatekeepers were posted on all four sides – east, west, north, and south.
All a person’s ways 1 seem right 2 in his own opinion, 3 but the Lord evaluates 4 the motives. 5
He measured it on all four sides. It had a wall around it, 875 feet long and 875 feet wide, to separate the holy and common places.
The male goat acted even more arrogantly. But no sooner had the large horn become strong than it was broken, and there arose four conspicuous horns 1 in its place, 2 extending toward the four winds of the sky. 3
“You there! 1 Flee from the northland!” says the Lord, “for like the four winds of heaven 2 I have scattered you,” says the Lord.
I will cause enemies to blow through Elam from every direction like the winds blowing in from the four quarters of heaven. I will scatter the people of Elam to the four winds. There will not be any nation where the refugees of Elam will not go. 1
He said to me, “Prophesy to the breath, 1 – prophesy, son of man – and say to the breath: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe on these corpses so that they may live.’”
Shortly after his rise to power, 1 his kingdom will be broken up and distributed toward the four winds of the sky 2 – but not to his posterity or with the authority he exercised, for his kingdom will be uprooted and distributed to others besides these.