Woe to the bloody city! It is a lie, and full of plunder; the prey is not withdrawn.
The lion tears in pieces enough for his cubs, and strangles for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with torn prey.
At evening time, behold, terror! Before the morning, he is not! This is the lot of those who plunder us, and the lot of those who rob us.
They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it.
Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to robbers? Did not Jehovah, against whom we have sinned? For they would not walk in His ways, nor did they obey His Law.
And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? And you shall make her know all her abominations.
So the Lord Jehovah says this: Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is in it, and whose scum has not gone out of it! Bring it out piece by piece; let no lot fall on it.
There is lying, and swearing, and killing, and stealing, and the committing of adultery; and blood touches blood.
Woe to her rebelling and becoming defiled, to the oppressing city!