"I have cutoffnations; Their cornertowers are in ruins. I have made their streets1desolate, With noonepassing by; Their 2cities are laidwaste, Without a man, 3without an inhabitant.
"I said, 'Surely you will revere Me, 4Acceptinstruction.' So her dwelling will 5not be cutoff According to all that I have appointedconcerning her. But they were eager to 6corruptall their deeds.
8"Therefore7wait for Me," declares the LORD, "For the day when I rise up as a witness. Indeed, My decision is to 8gathernations, To assemblekingdoms, To pour out on them My indignation, All My burninganger; For 9all the earth will be devoured By the fire of My zeal.