Gather up thy wares out of the land, O inhabitanta of the fortress.18
For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this once, and will distress them, that they may find it so.
19Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous : but I said , Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.
My tabernacle is spoiled , and all my cords are broken : my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.21
For the pastors are become brutish , and have not sought the LORD: therefore they shall not prosper , and all their flocks shall be scattered .
Behold, the noise of the bruit is come , and a greatcommotion out of the northcountry, to make the cities of Judahdesolate, and a den of dragons.23
O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.24
O LORD,correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing .
Pour out thy fury upon the heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name: for they have eaten upJacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have made his habitationdesolate .