Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not
turn away the punishment thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into
But I will send a fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of Kirioth: and
Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet:
And I will cut off the judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes
thereof with him, saith the LORD.
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not
turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and
have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which
their fathers have walked:
But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not
turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the
poor for a pair of shoes;
That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the
way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my
And they lay themselves down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they
drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.
Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the
cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his
roots from beneath.
Also I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the
wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite.
And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is
it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD.
But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying,
Behold, I am pressed under you, as a cart is pressed that is full of sheaves.
Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not
strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:
Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall
not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself.
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith