At that time
Let the desert and its cities shout out, the towns where the nomads of Kedar live! Let the residents of Sela shout joyfully; let them shout loudly from the mountaintops.
“Shout loudly! Don’t be quiet! Yell as loud as a trumpet! Confront my people with their rebellious deeds;
Come through! Come through the gates! Prepare the way for the people! Build it! Build the roadway! Remove the stones! Lift a signal flag for the nations!
“This is what the Lord says: ‘Beware! An army
I will install rulers
The Lord who rules over all
For the Lord is ready to destroy Babylon, and put an end to her loud noise. Their waves
She reared one of her cubs; he became a young lion. He learned to tear prey; he devoured people.
So this is what the sovereign Lord says: I vow
Then you will know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves and raise you from your graves, my people.
He changes times and seasons, deposing some kings and establishing others.
Blow the ram’s horn in Gibeah! Sound the trumpet in Ramah! Sound the alarm in Beth Aven!
They are all like bakers,
My people are obsessed
Look! I am rousing them from that place to which you sold them. I will repay you for what you have done!
and said, “Sir, we remember that while that deceiver was still alive he said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’
and will come out – the ones who have done what is good to the resurrection resulting in life, and the ones who have done what is evil to the resurrection resulting in condemnation.
When they persisted in asking him, he stood up straight