They will not pour out drink offerings of wine to the LORD, Their sacrifices will not please Him. Their bread will be like mourners' bread ; All who eat of it will be defiled, For their bread will be for themselves alone; It will not enter the house of the LORD.
The days of punishment have come, The days of retribution have come ; Let Israel know this! The prophet is a fool, The inspired man is demented, Because of the grossness of your iniquity, And because your hostility is so great.
I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness ; I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season. But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to shame, And they became as detestable as that which they loved.
Though he flourishes among the reeds, An east wind will come, The wind of the LORD coming up from the wilderness ; And his fountain will become dry And his spring will be dried up; It will plunder his treasury of every precious article.