Who build Zion with bloodshed And Jerusalem with violent injustice.
“Woe to him who builds his house without righteousness And his upper rooms without justice, Who uses his neighbor’s services without pay And does not give him his wages,
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.
“Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!
Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.
And all the people said, “ His blood shall be on us and on our children!”
nor do you take into account that it is expedient for you that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish.”