Go not forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy [and] fear [is] on every side.
O daughter of my people, gird [thee] with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, [as for] an only son, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.
I have set thee [for] a tower [and] a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way.
They [are] all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: [they are] brass and iron; they [are] all corrupters.
The bellows is burned, the lead is consumed by the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.
Reprobate silver shall [men] call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.