Doom to you, rebellious children, says the LORD, who make a plan, which is not mine; who weave a plot,a but not by my spirit, piling up sin on sin;
setting out to go down to Egypt without consulting me, taking refuge in Pharaoh's refuge and hiding in Egypt's shadow.
Pharaoh's refuge will become your shame, hiding in Egypt's shadow your disgrace.
Though their officials are in Zoan, and their messengers reach Hanes,
all will become shamed because of a people who can't assist them. They are no help; they are no profit; rather, shame and disgrace.
An oracle about the beasts in the arid southern plain. Through a land of distress and danger, lioness and roaringb lion, viper and flying serpent, they will carry their wealth on donkeys' shoulders and their treasures on camels' humps to a people who won't profit,