The LORD will turn the rain1 of your country into dust and powder; it will come down from the skies until you are destroyed.
The LORD will cause you to be defeated2 before your enemies. You will come at them from one direction but flee from them in seven,3 and you will become a thing of horror4 to all the kingdoms on earth.526
Your carcasses will be food for all the birds of the air6 and the beasts of the earth, and there will be no one to frighten them away.727
The LORD will afflict you with the boils of Egypt8 and with tumors, festering sores and the itch, from which you cannot be cured.
The LORD will afflict you with madness, blindness and confusion of mind.
At midday you will grope9 about like a blind man in the dark. You will be unsuccessful in everything you do; day after day you will be oppressed and robbed, with no one to rescue10 you.
You will be pledged to be married to a woman, but another will take her and ravish her.11 You will build a house, but you will not live in it.12 You will plant a vineyard, but you will not even begin to enjoy its fruit.1331
Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes, but you will eat none of it. Your donkey will be forcibly taken from you and will not be returned. Your sheep will be given to your enemies, and no one will rescue them.
Your sons and daughters will be given to another nation,14 and you will wear out your eyes watching for them day after day, powerless to lift a hand.
A people that you do not know will eat what your land and labor produce, and you will have nothing but cruel oppression15 all your days.1634
The sights you see will drive you mad.17