4 Then the word of the LORD of hosts came to me, saying,
5 "Say to all the people of the land and to the priests, 'When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months these 1seventy years, was it actually for 2Me that you fasted?
6 'When you eat and drink, do you not eat for yourselves and do you not drink for yourselves?
7 'Are not these the words which the LORD 3proclaimed by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and 4prosperous along with its cities around it, and the 5Negev and the foothills were inhabited?' "