For look, the Lord is coming out of the place where he lives, to punish the sin of those who live on the earth. The earth will display the blood shed on it; it will no longer cover up its slain.
But the Lord said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood is crying out to me from the ground!
And you must not accept a ransom for anyone who has fled to a town of refuge, to allow him to return home and live on his own land before the death of the high priest.
From Zion, the most beautiful of all places, God comes in splendor.
I will punish the world for its evil, and wicked people for their sin. I will put an end to the pride of the insolent, I will bring down the arrogance of tyrants.
For this is what the Lord has told me: "I will wait and watch from my place, like scorching heat produced by the sunlight, like a cloud of mist in the heat of harvest."
For this reason this is what the Holy One of Israel says: "You have rejected this message; you trust instead in your ability to oppress and trick, and rely on that kind of behavior.
He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing -- the great abominations that the people of Israel are practicing here, to drive me far from my sanctuary? But you will see greater abominations than these!"
Then the glory of the God of Israel went up from the cherub where it had rested to the threshold of the temple. He called to the man dressed in linen who had the writing kit at his side.
(The cherubim were standing on the south side of the temple when the man went in, and a cloud filled the inner court.)
Then the glory of the Lord moved away from the threshold of the temple and stopped above the cherubim.
For her blood was in it; she poured it on an exposed rock; she did not pour it on the ground to cover it up with dust.
I will be like a lion to Ephraim, like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear them to pieces, then I will carry them off, and no one will be able to rescue them!
Look, the Lord is coming out of his dwelling place! He will descend and march on the earth's mountaintops!
so that this generation may be held accountable for the blood of all the prophets that has been shed since the beginning of the world,
and to you who are being afflicted to give rest together with us when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.
Now Enoch, the seventh in descent beginning with Adam, even prophesied of them, saying, "Look! The Lord is coming with thousands and thousands of his holy ones,
Now when the Lamb opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been violently killed because of the word of God and because of the testimony they had given.
because they poured out the blood of your saints and prophets, so you have given them blood to drink. They got what they deserved!"