The LordaGOD has 1sworn by Himself, the LORDGod of hosts has declared : "I 2loathe the arrogance of Jacob, And bdetest his 3citadels ; Therefore I will 4deliver up the city and call it contains."
And it will be, if5tenmen are left in onehouse, they will die.
Then one's duncle, or his e6undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermostpart of the house, "Is anyone else with you?" And that one will say, "Noone." Then he will fanswer, "7Keepquiet. For gthe name of the LORD is 8not to be mentioned."
For behold, the LORD is going to 9command that the 10greathouse be smashed to pieces and the smallhouse to fragments.
Do horsesrun on rocks ? Or does one plowhthem with oxen ? Yet you have turned11justice into poison And the fruit of righteousness into iwormwood,
You who rejoice in j12Lodebar, kAnd say, "Have we not 13by our own strengthtakenlKarnaim for ourselves?"
"For behold, 14I am going to raise up a nationagainst you, O house of Israel," declares the LORDGod of hosts, "And they will afflict you from the 15entrance of Hamath To the 16brook of the Arabah."