"I am the LORD, and 1there is noother ; 2Besides Me there is noGod. I will a3gird you, though you have not known Me;
That b4men may know from the rising to the setting of the sun That there is 5noonebesides Me. I am the LORD, and there is noother,
The One 6forminglight and 7creatingdarkness, Causingcwell-being and 8creatingcalamity ; I am the LORD who doesallthese.
"9Dripdown, O heavens, from above, And let the cloudspourdownrighteousness ; Let the 10earthopen up and salvationbearfruit, 11And righteousnessspring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it.
9"Woe to the one who 12quarrels with his dMaker - An earthenwarevesseleamong the vessels of earth ! Will the 13claysay to the fpotter, 'What are you doing ?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He hasnohands '?
10"Woe to him who says to a father, 'What are you begetting ?' Or to a woman, 'To what are you ggivingbirth ?' "