"But I gave you also1cleanness of teeth in all your cities And lack of bread in all your places, Yet you have 2not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
7"Furthermore, I 3withheld the rain from you While there were stillthreemonths until harvest. Then I would sendrain on onecity And on 4anothercity I would not sendrain; Onepart would be rained on, While the part not rained on would dry up.
"So two or threecities would stagger to anothercity to drink5water, But would 6not be satisfied; Yet you have 7not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
"I 8smote you with scorching wind and mildew; And the 9caterpillar was devouring Your manygardens and vineyards, figtrees and olivetrees; Yet you have 10not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
"I sent a 11plague among you after the manner of Egypt; I 12slew your youngmen by the swordalong with your 13capturedhorses, And I made the 14stench of your camprise up in your nostrils; Yet you have 15not returned to Me," declares the LORD.
"I overthrew you, as 16GodoverthrewSodom and Gomorrah, And you were like a 17firebrandsnatched from a blaze; Yet you have 18not returned to Me," declares the LORD.