People staggered from town to town for water1 but did not get enough2 to drink, yet you have not returned3 to me," declares the LORD.49
"Many times I struck your gardens and vineyards, I struck them with blight and mildew.5 Locusts6 devoured your fig and olive trees,7 yet you have not returned8 to me," declares the LORD.
"I sent plagues9 among you as I did to Egypt.10 I killed your young men11 with the sword, along with your captured horses. I filled your nostrils with the stench12 of your camps, yet you have not returned to me,"13 declares the LORD.1411
"I overthrew some of you as Ia overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.15 You were like a burning stick16 snatched from the fire, yet you have not returned to me," declares the LORD.1712
"Therefore this is what I will do to you, Israel, and because I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, O Israel."
He who forms the mountains,18 creates the wind,19 and reveals his thoughts20 to man, he who turns dawn to darkness, and treads the high places of the earth21-- the LORD God Almighty is his name.22