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I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Therefore have I scattered them, As broken straw passing away, by the wind of the desert.
Yahweh will give thee up to be routed before thine enemies, one way, shalt thou go out against them, and, seven ways, shalt thou flee before them, - and thou shalt become a terror unto all the kingdoms of the earth.
An east wind shall lift him up, and he shall depart, and it shall sweep him away out of his place;
With an east wind, wilt thou shatter the ships of Tarshish.
Though, he, among brethren, be fruitful, there shall come in an east wind, the blast of Yahweh out of the desert coming up, that his spring, may dry up, and his fountain, be exhausted, he, will rob the treasure-house of all the vessels of delight.
Saying, to a tree, My father, art thou! And to a stone, Thou, didst give us birth, For they have turned unto me the back and not the face, - But in the time of their calamity, they will say, Arise, and save us!
Thus have they turned unto me the back, and not the face, - Though I instructed them, betimes, instructing them, Yet have they not been hearkening, to receive correction;
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?
Yet have, ye, forsaken me, and served other gods, - therefore will I not again save you.
Even her hirelings in her midst are like fatted calves, For, even they, have turned - have fled at once! have made no stand! For, their day of doom, hath come upon them, The time of their visitation.
Unto the days of vengeance and requital: Unto the time their foot shall totter? For, near, is the day of their fate, And their destiny speedeth on.
Let not thy heart, turn aside to her ways, Do not go astray, in her paths.