The vision of Isaiah the son of Amozconcerning1Judah and Jerusalem, which he saw during the areigns of 2Uzziah, 3Jotham, 4Ahaz and 5Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
26Listen, O heavens, and hear, O 7earth ; For the LORDspeaks, "8Sons I have reared and brought up, But they have 9revolted against Me.
"An oxknows its owner, And a donkey its master'smanger, But Israel10does not know, My people11do not understand."
4Alas, sinfulnation, Peopleweigheddown with iniquity, b12Offspring of evildoers, Sons who 13actcorruptly ! They have 14abandoned the LORD, They have 15despised the HolyOne of Israel, They have turnedawaycfrom Him.
5Where will you be strickenagain, As you 16continue in your rebellion ? The wholehead is 17sick And the wholeheart is faint.
618From the sole of the foot even to the headThere is 19nothingsound in it, Only bruises, welts and rawwounds, 20Not pressed out or bandaged, Norsoftened with oil.
Your 21land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields-strangers are devouring them in your presence ; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.
The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, Like a watchman'shut in a cucumberfield, like a besiegedcity.
922Unless the LORD of hosts Had left us a few23survivors, We would be like 24Sodom, We would be likeGomorrah.