See now, the Lord, the LORD Almighty, is about to take from Jerusalem and Judah both supply and support:1 all supplies of food2 and all supplies of water,3
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the hero and the warrior,4 the judge and the prophet, the diviner5 and the elder,6
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the captain of fifty7 and the person of rank,8 the counselor, skilled worker9 and clever enchanter.10
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I will make mere youths their officials; children will govern them.11
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People will oppress each other-- one against another, neighbor against neighbor.12 The young will rise up against the old, the nobody against the honored.
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A man will seize one of his brothers in his father's house, and say, "You have a cloak, you be our leader; take charge of this heap of ruins!"
But in that day13 he will cry out, "I have no remedy.14 I have no food15 or clothing in my house; do not make me the leader of the people."16
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Jerusalem staggers, Judah is falling;17 their words18 and deeds19 are against the LORD, defying20 his glorious presence.
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The look on their faces testifies21 against them; they parade their sin like Sodom;22 they do not hide it. Woe to them! They have brought disaster23 upon themselves.
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Tell the righteous it will be well24 with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.25
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Woe to the wicked!26 Disaster27 is upon them! They will be paid back28 for what their hands have done.29
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Youths30 oppress my people, women rule over them. My people, your guides lead you astray;31 they turn you from the path.
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The LORD takes his place in court;32 he rises to judge33 the people.
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The LORD enters into judgment34 against the elders and leaders of his people: "It is you who have ruined my vineyard; the plunder35 from the poor36 is in your houses.
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What do you mean by crushing my people37 and grinding38 the faces of the poor?"39 declares the Lord, the LORD Almighty.40
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The LORD says, "The women of Zion41 are haughty, walking along with outstretched necks,42 flirting with their eyes, tripping along with mincing steps, with ornaments jingling on their ankles.
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Therefore the Lord will bring sores on the heads of the women of Zion; the LORD will make their scalps bald.43"
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In that day44 the Lord will snatch away their finery: the bangles and headbands and crescent necklaces,45
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the earrings and bracelets46 and veils,47
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the headdresses48 and ankle chains and sashes, the perfume bottles and charms,
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the signet rings and nose rings,49
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the fine robes and the capes and cloaks,50 the purses
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and mirrors, and the linen garments51 and tiaras52 and shawls.
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Instead of fragrance53 there will be a stench;54 instead of a sash,55 a rope; instead of well-dressed hair, baldness;56 instead of fine clothing, sackcloth;57 instead of beauty,58 branding.59
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Your men will fall by the sword,60 your warriors in battle.61
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The gates62 of Zion will lament and mourn;63 destitute,64 she will sit on the ground.65
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