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And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.
Neither will I any more hide my face from them, - In that I have poured out my spirit, upon the house of Israel, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.
Then will mine anger kindle upon them in that day, and I will forsake them and will hide my face from them and they shall be consumed, and many calamities and misfortunes shall find them out, - and they will say, in that day, Is it not because my God is not in my midst, that these calamities have found me out?
So he said: - I will hide any face from them, I will see what will be their hereafter, - For a generation given to intrigue, they are, Sons, whom there is no trusting;
Wherefore, O Yahweh, shouldst thou stand afar off? Wherefore hide thyself, in times of destitution?
O Yahweh, in thy good-pleasure, hadst thou caused my mountain to stand, strong, - Thou didst hide thy face - I was dismayed!
Even when ye spread forth your open palms, I hide mine eyes from you; Yea, though ye multiply prayers, I am not hearkening, - Your hands, with deeds of blood, are filled.
I will therefore long for Yahweh, Who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, - And will wait, for him.
But, your iniquities, have become separators betwixt you and your God, And your sins, have caused a biding of face from you that he should-not hear.
And there was none To call upon thy Name, To rouse himself to lay firm hold on thee, - For thou hadst hidden thy face from us, And hadst made us despond, by means of our iniquity.
In entering to fight with the Chaldeans, it is to fill them with the dead bodies of men, whom I have smitten in mine anger and in mine indignation, - and because of whom I have hidden my face from this city, - by reason of all their wickedness.
And will bring in upon you a sword that shall inflict the covenanted avenging: So shall ye be gathered into your cities, - Then will I send a pestilence into your midst, And ye shall be delivered into the hand of an enemy.
Oh! how would one, have chased, a thousand! And, two, put, ten thousand to flight, - Were it not that their Rock had sold them, And, Yahweh, had abandoned them;
Then kindled the anger of Yahweh upon Israel, and he delivered them into the hand of spoilers, who plundered them, - and he sold them into the hand of their enemies round about, so that they could no longer stand before their enemies.
Then kindled the anger of Yahweh upon Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushan-rishathaim, king of Mesopotamia, - and the sons of Israel served Chushan-rishathaim, eight years.
So he delivered them up into the hand of the nations, And they who hated them, had dominion over them;
Who gave, as a booty, Jacob. And, Israel, to them who were ready to take prey? Was it not Yahweh I? He against whom we have sinned, And they were not willing, in his ways, to walk, Neither hearkened they to his instruction?