On it the quiver rattles; the lance and javelin 1 flash.
All of its soldiers are strong and mighty. 1 Their arrows will send you to your grave. 2
The Elamites picked up the quiver, and came with chariots and horsemen; 1 the men of Kir 2 prepared 3 the shield. 4
How blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! They will not be put to shame 1 when they confront 2 enemies at the city gate.
Therefore, take your weapons – your quiver and your bow – and go out into the open fields and hunt down some wild game 1 for me.
He made my mouth like a sharp sword, he hid me in the hollow of his hand; he made me like a sharpened 1 arrow, he hid me in his quiver. 2
I listened and my stomach churned; 1 the sound made my lips quiver. My frame went limp, as if my bones were decaying, 2 and I shook as I tried to walk. 3 I long 4 for the day of distress to come upon 5 the people who attack us.
“Sharpen 1 your arrows! Fill your quivers! 2 The Lord will arouse a spirit of hostility in 3 the kings of Media. 4 For he intends to destroy Babylonia. For that is how the Lord will get his revenge – how he will get his revenge for the Babylonians’ destruction of his temple. 5
Then Jonathan gave his equipment to the servant who was with him. He said to him, “Go, take these things back to the city.”
“Do you give the horse its strength? Do you clothe its neck with a mane? 1
In excitement and impatience it consumes the ground; 1 it cannot stand still 2 when the trumpet is blown.
“Son of man, eat your bread with trembling, 1 and drink your water with anxious shaking.
All the inhabitants of the coastlands are shocked at you, and their kings are horribly afraid – their faces are troubled.
The Arvadites 1 joined your army on your walls all around, and the Gammadites 2 were in your towers. They hung their quivers 3 on your walls all around; they perfected your beauty.
At the sound of the trumpet, it says, ‘Aha!’ And from a distance it catches the scent of battle, the thunderous shouting of commanders, and the battle cries.
The people of 1 Heshbon and Elealeh cry out, their voices are heard as far away as Jahaz. For this reason Moab’s soldiers shout in distress; their courage wavers. 2
when they grasped you with their hand, 1 you broke and tore 2 their shoulders, and when they leaned on you, you splintered and caused their legs to be unsteady. 3
For the king of Babylon stands at the fork 1 in the road at the head of the two routes. He looks for omens: 2 He shakes arrows, he consults idols, 3 he examines 4 animal livers. 5