Your wickedness will punish you; your backsliding5 will rebuke6 you. Consider then and realize how evil and bitter7 it is for you when you forsake8 the LORD your God and have no awe9 of me," declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.
a wild donkey26 accustomed to the desert,27 sniffing the wind in her craving-- in her heat who can restrain her? Any males that pursue her need not tire themselves; at mating time they will find her.
They say to wood,34 'You are my father,' and to stone,35 'You gave me birth.' They have turned their backs36 to me and not their faces;37 yet when they are in trouble,38 they say, 'Come and save39 us!'