Many of them will stumble;1 they will fall and be broken, they will be snared and captured."
Bind up the testimony2 and seal3 up the law among my disciples.
I will wait4 for the LORD, who is hiding5 his face from the house of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.618
Here am I, and the children the LORD has given me.7 We are signs8 and symbols9 in Israel from the LORD Almighty, who dwells on Mount Zion.1019
When men tell you to consult11 mediums and spiritists,12 who whisper and mutter,13 should not a people inquire14 of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living?
To the law15 and to the testimony!16 If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light17 of dawn.
Distressed and hungry,18 they will roam through the land;19 when they are famished, they will become enraged and, looking upward, will curse20 their king and their God.
Then they will look toward the earth and see only distress and darkness and fearful gloom,21 and they will be thrust into utter darkness.22