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Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
My heart fluttereth, horror hath affrighted me; the twilight that I desired hath been turned into trembling unto me.
And in that day did the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
Rise up, ye women that are at ease, and hear my voice; ye careless daughters, give ear unto my speech.
Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was none in the land, possessing authority, that might put them to shame in anything, and they were far from the Sidonians, and had no dealings with any man.
Because ye are glad, because ye rejoice, O ye that plunder my heritage, because ye are wanton as a heifer that treadeth out the grain , and neigh as strong horses;
Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
This is the joyous city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.
For by the wine of the wrath of her fornication all the nations are fallen; and the kings of the earth committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth waxed rich by the power of her wantonness.
I shall not
His ways are firm at all times; Thy judgments are far above out of his sight: As for all his adversaries, he puffeth at them.
For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.
And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my grain and my goods.
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
How much soever she glorified herself, and waxed wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall in no wise see mourning.
And I will render unto Babylon and to all the inhabitants of Chaldea all their evil that they have done in Zion in your sight, saith Jehovah.
And I am very sore displeased with the nations that are at ease; for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.
But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.