91For her wound is incurable, and it has come to Judah; it has reached to the gate of my people, to Jerusalem.
102Tell it not in 3Gath; weep not at all; in Beth-le-aphrah 4roll yourselves in the dust.
Pass on your way, inhabitants of Shaphir, 5in nakedness and shame; the inhabitants of Zaanan do not come out; the lamentation of Beth-ezel shall take away from you its standing place.
For the inhabitants of Maroth wait anxiously for good, because disaster has come down 6from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.
Harness the steeds to the chariots, inhabitants of 7Lachish; it was the beginning of sin to the daughter of Zion, for in you were found 8the transgressions of Israel.
Therefore you shall give parting giftsa to 9Moresheth-gath; the houses of 10Achzib shall be a deceitful thing to the kings of Israel.
I will again bring 11a conqueror to you, inhabitants of 12Mareshah; the glory of Israel shall come to 13Adullam.
1614Make yourselves bald and cut off your hair, for the children of your delight; 15make yourselves as bald as the eagle, for they shall go from you into exile.