If I were hungry I would not tell you, for the world1 is mine, and all that is in it.213
Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
Sacrifice thank offerings3 to God, fulfill your vows4 to the Most High,515
and call6 upon me in the day of trouble;7 I will deliver8 you, and you will honor9 me."
But to the wicked, God says: "What right have you to recite my laws or take my covenant10 on your lips?1117
You hate12 my instruction and cast my words behind13 you.
When you see a thief, you join14 with him; you throw in your lot with adulterers.1519
You use your mouth for evil and harness your tongue to deceit.1620
You speak continually against your brother17 and slander your own mother's son.
These things you have done and I kept silent;18 you thought I was altogethera like you. But I will rebuke19 you and accuse20 you to your face.
"Consider this, you who forget God,21 or I will tear you to pieces, with none to rescue:22