"So I will 1stretch out My handagainstJudah And againstall the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And I will 2cutoff the remnant of Baal from thisplace, And the names of the 3idolatrouspriestsalong with the priests.
"And those who bowdown on the 4housetops to the host of heaven, And those who bowdown and 5swear to the LORD and yet swear by a6Milcom,
And those who have 7turnedback from following the LORD, And those who have 8not sought the LORD or inquired of Him."
7b9Be silentbefore the LordcGOD ! For the 10day of the LORD is near, For the LORD has prepared a 11sacrifice, He has 12consecrated His guests.
"Then it will come about on the day of the LORD'Ssacrifice That I will 13punish the princes, the king'ssons And all who clothe themselves with 14foreigngarments.
"And I will punish on that dayall who leap on the temple threshold, Who fill the house of their dlord with 15violence and deceit.