1. In the year that the king Uziah died,
I saw Maryah sitting on a high throne
and the train of his robes covered the temple.
2. And the Seraphim stood above him,
each one of them had six wings.
With two of them they covered their faces,
with two of them they covered their feet,
and with two of them they flew.
3. And they called out one to the other, saying,
"Holy, holy, holy, O Lord Almighty,
whose glory covers the whole earth."
4. And the entrance stones shook
from the sounds that were uttered,
and the house was filled with the smell of incense.*
5. And I said, "Woe to me, I am ruined,*
for I am a man with unclean lips
and I live among a people of unclean lips,
and yet I have seen the Almighty Maryah King with my eyes."
6. And one of the Seraphim flew to me
and in his hand he took an ember from the altar with tongs.
7. And he brought it to my lips and said,
"Behold, pass this close to your lips
and your abominations shall pass
and your sins shall be forgiven."
8. And I heard the voice of Maryah saying,
"Whom shall I send?
Who shall go?
And I said, "Behold, send me."
9. And he commanded me,
"Go tell this people, 'Listen well*
and be not foolish;
you look to see but you do not understand.'
10. "For the heart of this people has over-flooded*
and their ears have grown heavy
and their eyes closed shut,*
so as not to see with their eyes,
hear with their ears
and understand with their hearts,
thus to repent and be forgiven."
11. And I said, "Until when, Lord?"
And he said, "Until the towns are left in ruins
by their inhabitants,
and the houses [are left empty] by humanity,
and the land is destroyed and accursed."
12. And Maryah shall exile* mankind,
and the abandonment shall augmented
in the midst of the earth,
13. And what is left in it one in ten
shall remain and be burned out,
like the nut tree and the chestnut tree
that have been pulled* from their roots --
for there will be a holy seedling
that I will plant in their place.
*6:4 Lit. Ar. idiomatic construction: "And shaken the edge stones of the doors from the voice that called and the house was filled with that smoke."
*6:5 Lit Ar. id.: "Broken."
*6:9 Lit. Ar. id.: "Listeningly listen."
*6:10.1 Lit. Ar. idiom retained: "Sluggish."
*6:10.2 Lit. Ar. id.: "Glued together," or "painted over."
*6:12 Lit. Ar. id.: (verb:) "Distance."
*6:13 Lit. Ar. id.: "Fallen."
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