I said to the city, 'Surely you will fear me and accept correction!'1 Then her dwelling would not be cut off, nor all my punishments come upon her. But they were still eager to act corruptly2 in all they did.
Therefore wait3 for me," declares the LORD, "for the day I will stand up to testify.a I have decided to assemble4 the nations,5 to gather the kingdoms and to pour out my wrath6 on them-- all my fierce anger.7 The whole world will be consumed8 by the fire of my jealous anger.
On that day you will not be put to shame14 for all the wrongs you have done to me,15 because I will remove from this city those who rejoice in their pride.16 Never again will you be haughty on my holy hill.17