I will not look on you with pity; I will not spare you.13 I will repay you for your conduct and for the detestable practices among you.14 " 'Then you will know that it is I the LORD who strikes you.15
The sellers will not recover the property they have sold-- as long as both buyers and sellers live. For the vision concerning the whole crowd will not be reversed. Because of their sins, not one of them will preserve their life.21
" 'They will throw their silver into the streets,33 and their gold will be treated as a thing unclean. Their silver and gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD's wrath.34 It will not satisfy35 their hunger or fill their stomachs, for it has caused them to stumble36 into sin.37
Calamity upon calamity50 will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will go searching for a vision from the prophet,51 priestly instruction in the law will cease, the counsel of the elders will come to an end.52
The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with despair,53 and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. I will deal with them according to their conduct,54 and by their own standards I will judge them. " 'Then they will know that I am the LORD.55' "