16 And they mocked the messengers of God, and they despised his words, and they scorned his prophets; till the great vengeance of the Lord ascended upon his people, and no cure, or healing, were to them. (But they mocked God's messengers, and they despised his words/and they defied his words, and they scorned his prophets; until the great vengeance of the Lord descended upon his people, and then there was no cure, or healing, for them.)