Woe to the Complacent

1 Woe to you who are complacent in Zion, and to you who feel secure on Mount Samaria, you notable men of the foremost nation, to whom the people of Israel come!

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2 Go to Kalneh and look at it; go from there to great Hamath, and then go down to Gath in Philistia. Are they better off than your two kingdoms? Is their land larger than yours?

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3 You put off the day of disaster and bring near a reign of terror.

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4 You lie on beds adorned with ivory and lounge on your couches. You dine on choice lambs and fattened calves.

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5 You strum away on your harps like David and improvise on musical instruments.

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6 You drink wine by the bowlful and use the finest lotions, but you do not grieve over the ruin of Joseph.

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7 Therefore you will be among the first to go into exile; your feasting and lounging will end.

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The LORD Abhors the Pride of Israel

8 The Sovereign LORD has sworn by himself—the LORD God Almighty declares: “I abhor the pride of Jacob and detest his fortresses; I will deliver up the city and everything in it.”

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