For thussays the LORD, "Do not enter a house of a1mourning, or go to lament or to console them; for I have 2withdrawn My peace from thispeople," declares the LORD, "My 3lovingkindness and compassion.
"Both 4greatmen and small will die in thisland ; they will not be buried, they will not be lamented, nor will anyone 5gash himself or 6shave his head for them.
"Men will not 7break bread in mourning for them, to comfort anyone for the dead, norgive them a cup of consolation to drink for anyone's father or mother.
"Moreover you shall 8not go into a house of feasting to sit with them to eat and drink."
For thussays the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel : "Behold, I am going to b9eliminate from thisplace, before your eyes and in your time, the voice of rejoicing and the voice of gladness, the voice of the groom and the voice of the bride.