Gather up your belongings1 to leave the land, you who live under siege.
For this is what the LORD says: "At this time I will hurl2 out those who live in this land; I will bring distress3 on them so that they may be captured."
Woe to me because of my injury! My wound4 is incurable! Yet I said to myself, "This is my sickness, and I must endure5 it."
My tent6 is destroyed; all its ropes are snapped. My sons are gone from me and are no more;7 no one is left now to pitch my tent or to set up my shelter.
The shepherds8 are senseless9 and do not inquire of the LORD;10 so they do not prosper11 and all their flock is scattered.1222
Listen! The report is coming-- a great commotion from the land of the north!13 It will make the towns of Judah desolate,14 a haunt of jackals.15