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 .