Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So like a lion from the thicket their enemies will kill them. Like a wolf from the desert they will destroy them. Like a leopard they will lie in wait outside their cities and totally destroy anyone who ventures out. For they have rebelled so much and done so many unfaithful things.
Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert than wolves in the desert. Their horses gallop, their horses come a great distance; like a vulture they swoop down quickly to devour their prey.
"You must not turn away justice for your poor people in their lawsuits.
For they eat bread gained from wickedness and drink wine obtained from violence.
I saw something else on earth: In the place of justice, there was wickedness, and in the place of fairness, there was wickedness.
Justice is driven back; godliness stands far off. Indeed, honesty stumbles in the city square and morality is not even able to enter.
The Lord answered, "This has happened because these people have rejected my laws which I gave them. They have not obeyed me or followed those laws.
The Lord said to me, "The people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem have plotted rebellion against me!
You have killed many people in this city; you have filled its streets with corpses.'