Don't announce it in Gath,a don't weep at all. In Beth-leaphrah roll in the dust.
Depart in shameful nakedness, you residents of Shaphir; the residents of Zaanan will not come out. Beth-ezel is lamenting; its supportb is taken from you.
Though the residents of Maroth anxiously wait for something good, calamity has come from the Lord to the gate of Jerusalem.
Harness the horses to the chariot, you residents of Lachish. This was the beginning of sin for Daughter Zion, because Israel's acts of rebellion can be traced to you.
Therefore, send farewell gifts to Moresheth-gath; the houses of Achzib are a deception to the kings of Israel.
I will again bring a conqueror against you who live in Mareshah. The nobilityc of Israel will come to Adullam.d