14Draw thee waters for the siege,fortify thy strong holds:go into clay, and tread the morter, make strong the brickkiln.15
There shall the firedevour thee; the sword shall cut thee off , it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts.16
Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the cankerwormspoileth ,a and flieth away .
Thy crowned are as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers, which camp in the hedges in the coldday, but when the sunariseth they flee away , and their place is not knownwhere they are.
Thy shepherdsslumber , O king of Assyria: thy noblesb shall dwell in the dust: thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them.
There is no healingc of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous : all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickednesspassedcontinually?