Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame18 at all; they do not even know how to blush. So they will fall among the fallen; they will be brought down when they are punished,19 says the LORD.20
" 'I will take away their harvest, declares the LORD. There will be no grapes on the vine.21 There will be no figs22 on the tree, and their leaves will wither.23 What I have given them will be taken24 from them.a ' "
The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
"Why are we sitting here? Gather together! Let us flee to the fortified cities25 and perish there! For the LORD our God has doomed us to perish and given us poisoned water26 to drink, because we have sinned27 against him.