For a man’s ways are before the Lord’s eyes,
and He considers all his paths.
I obey Your precepts and decrees,
for all my ways are before You.
Although my spirit is weak within me,
You know my way.Along this path I travel
they have hidden a trap for me.
A man’s steps are determined by the Lord,
so how can anyone understand his own way?
Yet He knows the way I have taken;
when He has tested me, I will emerge as pure gold.
I know, Lord,
that a man’s way of life is not his own;
no one who walks determines his own steps.
Now, the Lord of Hosts says this: “Think carefully about your ways:
The Lord of Hosts says this: “Think carefully about your ways.
I thought about my ways
and turned my steps back to Your decrees.
I told You about my life,
and You listened to me;
teach me Your statutes.
You observe my travels and my rest;
You are aware of all my ways.
the way of an eagle in the sky,
the way of a snake on a rock,
the way of a ship at sea,
and the way of a man with a young woman.
So I have poured out My indignation on them and consumed them with the fire of My fury. I have brought their actions down on their own heads.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
I, Yahweh, have spoken.
It is coming, and I will do it!
I will not refrain, I will not show pity,
and I will not relent.
I will judge you
according to your ways and deeds.
This is the declaration of the Lord God.
I dispersed them among the nations, and they were scattered among the countries. I judged them according to their conduct and actions.
Therefore, this is what I will do:
I will block her way with thorns;
I will enclose her with a wall,
so that she cannot find her paths.
So he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?’ The man was speechless.