"On that day," says the LORD, "a cry of alarm will come from the Fish Gate and echo throughout the newer Mishneh section a of the city. And a great crashing sound will come from the surrounding hills.
Wail in sorrow, all you who live in the market area, for all who buy and sell there will die.
"I will search with lanterns in Jerusalem's darkest corners to find and punish those who sit contented in their sins, indifferent to the LORD, thinking he will do nothing at all to them.
They are the very ones whose property will be plundered by the enemy, whose homes will be ransacked. They will never have a chance to live in the new homes they have built. They will never drink wine from the vineyards they have planted.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)