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He calleth to the heavens above, And to the earth, that he may judge his people:
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, And done that which is evil in thy sight; That thou mayest be justified when thou speakest, And be clear when thou judgest.
Hear ye the word of Jehovah, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:
Hear, O ye mountains, Jehovah's controversy, and ye enduring foundations of the earth; for Jehovah hath a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.
When therefore the lord of the vineyard shall come, what will he do unto those husbandmen?
What therefore will the lord of the vineyard do? he will come and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others.
And they cast him forth out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore will the lord of the vineyard do unto them?
but after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up for thyself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
God forbid: yea, let God be found true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy words, And mightest prevail when thou comest into judgment.
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: As the vine-tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.