I will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter. Because when I called, ye did not answer, when I spoke, ye did not hear, but ye did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I did not deli
And now, because ye have done all these works, says LORD. And I spoke to you, rising up early and speaking, but ye heard not, and I called you, but ye answered not,
And LORD, the God of their fathers, sent to them by his messengers, rising up early and sending, because he had compassion on his people, and on his dwelling-place.
Why, when I came, was there no man? When I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea. I make the rivers a wilderness.
And I will bring a sword upon you that shall execute the vengeance of the covenant, and ye shall be gathered together within your cities. And I will send the pestilence among you, and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enem
Outside the sword shall bereave, and in the chambers terror, [to] both young man and virgin, the suckling with the man of gray hairs.
Because I have called, and ye have refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man has regarded,
Wash you, make you clean, put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.
They shall only bow down under the prisoners, and shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
In that day LORD with his hard and great and strong sword will punish leviathan the swift serpent, and leviathan the crooked serpent, and he will kill the monster that is in the sea.
And when I look, there is no man. Even among them there is no counselor, that, when I ask of them, can answer a word.
a people who provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens, and burning incense upon bricks,
He who slaughters an ox is as he who kills a man. He who sacrifices a lamb, as he who breaks a dog's neck. He who offers an oblation, [as] swine's blood. He who burns frankincense, as he who blesses an idol. Yea, they have chosen t
For my eyes are upon all their ways. They are not hid from my face, nor is their iniquity concealed from my eyes.
Therefore deliver up their sons to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword, and let their wives become childless, and widows, and let their men be slain of death, [and] their young men smitten of the sword in battl
Therefore thus says LORD: Ye have not hearkened to me, to proclaim liberty, every man to his brother, and every man to his neighbor. Behold, I proclaim to you a liberty, says LORD--to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine
Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land, so that I cut off from it man and beast,
And I will stretch out my hand upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place, [and] the name of the Chemarim with the priests,
[Should ye] not [hear] the words which LORD cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity, and the cities thereof round about her, and the South and the lowland were inhabited?
But they refused to hearken, and pulled away the shoulder, and stopped their ears, that they might not hear.
And when the time of the fruits approached, he sent his bondmen to the farmers to receive his fruits.
And he sent forth his bondmen to call those who were invited to the wedding festivities, and they did not want to come.
But having heard that, the king was angry, and having sent forth his armies, he destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
He came to his own, and his own did not accept him.