201You have seenmanythings, but you do not observe them; Your ears are open, but nonehears.
The LORD was pleased for His righteousness'sake To make the law2great and glorious.
But this is a peopleplundered and despoiled; All of them are 3trapped in acaves, Or are 4hidden away in prisons; They have become a prey with none to deliver them, And a spoil, with none to say, "Give them back!"
23Who among you will giveear to this? Who will giveheed and listenhereafter?
24WhogaveJacob up for spoil, and Israel to plunderers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned, And in whose ways they 5were not willing to walk, And whose law they did not 6obey?
So He poured out on him the heat of His anger And the 7fierceness of battle; And it set him aflameallaround, Yet he did not recognize it; And it burned him, but he b8paidnoattention .