"You neglected the Rock who begot you, And forgot the God who gave you birth.
For you have forgotten the God of your salvation And have not remembered the rock of your refuge. Therefore you plant delightful plants And set them with vine slips of a strange god.
"The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.
"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, Or a bride her attire? Yet My people have forgotten Me Days without number.
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces; And Judah has multiplied fortified cities, But I will send a fire on its cities that it may consume its palatial dwellings.
then watch yourself, that you do not forget the LORD who brought you from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
"Beware that you do not forget the LORD your God by not keeping His commandments and His ordinances and His statutes which I am commanding you today;
then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
"It shall come about if you ever forget the LORD your God and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I testify against you today that you will surely perish.
"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.
If we had forgotten the name of our God Or extended our hands to a strange god,
Then you counted the houses of Jerusalem And tore down houses to fortify the wall.
A voice is heard on the bare heights, The weeping and the supplications of the sons of Israel; Because they have perverted their way, They have forgotten the LORD their God.