I will destroy your high places,1 cut down your incense altars2 and pile your dead bodies on the lifeless forms of your idols,3 and I will abhor4 you.
I will turn your cities into ruins5 and lay waste6 your sanctuaries,7 and I will take no delight in the pleasing aroma of your offerings.832
I will lay waste the land,9 so that your enemies who live there will be appalled.1033
I will scatter11 you among the nations12 and will draw out my sword13 and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste,14 and your cities will lie in ruins.1534
Then the land will enjoy its sabbath years all the time that it lies desolate16 and you are in the country of your enemies;17 then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths.
All the time that it lies desolate, the land will have the rest18 it did not have during the sabbaths you lived in it.
" 'As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a windblown leaf19 will put them to flight.20 They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.2137
They will stumble over one another22 as though fleeing from the sword, even though no one is pursuing them. So you will not be able to stand before your enemies.2338
You will perish24 among the nations; the land of your enemies will devour you.2539
Those of you who are left will waste away in the lands of their enemies because of their sins; also because of their fathers'26 sins they will waste away.2740
" 'But if they will confess28 their sins29 and the sins of their fathers30--their treachery against me and their hostility toward me,