"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?' "