People will oppress each other— man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the old, the nobody against the honored.
References for Isaiah 3:5
A man will seize one of his brothers in his father’s house, and say, “You have a cloak, you be our leader; take charge of this heap of ruins!”
But in that day he will cry out, “I have no remedy. I have no food or clothing in my house; do not make me the leader of the people.”
References for Isaiah 3:7
Jerusalem staggers, Judah is falling; their words and deeds are against the LORD, defying his glorious presence.
References for Isaiah 3:8
The look on their faces testifies against them; they parade their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it. Woe to them! They have brought disaster upon themselves.
References for Isaiah 3:9
Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.
References for Isaiah 3:10
Woe to the wicked! Disaster is upon them! They will be paid back for what their hands have done.
References for Isaiah 3:11
Youths oppress my people, women rule over them. My people, your guides lead you astray; they turn you from the path.
References for Isaiah 3:12
The LORD takes his place in court; he rises to judge the people.
References for Isaiah 3:13
The LORD enters into judgment against the elders and leaders of his people: “It is you who have ruined my vineyard; the plunder from the poor is in your houses.
References for Isaiah 3:14
What do you mean by crushing my people and grinding the faces of the poor?” declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.
References for Isaiah 3:15