But this is a people plundered1 and looted, all of them trapped in pits2 or hidden away in prisons.3 They have become plunder, with no one to rescue them;4 they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back."
Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention5 in time to come?
Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers?6 Was it not the LORD,7 against whom we have sinned? For they would not follow8 his ways; they did not obey his law.925
So he poured out on them his burning anger,10 the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames,11 yet they did not understand;12 it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.13