And these also stagger1 from wine2 and reel3 from beer: Priests4 and prophets5 stagger from beer and are befuddled with wine; they reel from beer, they stagger when seeing visions,6 they stumble when rendering decisions.
All the tables are covered with vomit7 and there is not a spot without filth.
"Who is it he is trying to teach?8 To whom is he explaining his message?9 To children weaned10 from their milk,11 to those just taken from the breast?
For it is: Do and do, do and do, rule on rule, rule on rulea; a little here, a little there.12"
Very well then, with foreign lips and strange tongues13 God will speak to this people,14