The caravans that travel beside them turn aside. They go up into the waste, and perish.
"These are of those who rebel against the light. They don't know its ways, nor stay in its paths.
The way of peace they don't know; and there is no justice in their goings: they have made them crooked paths; whoever goes therein does not know peace.
for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.
My son, don't walk in the way with them. Keep your foot from their path,
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; desolation and destruction are in their paths.
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
Therefore, behold, I will hedge up your way with thorns, and I will build a wall against her, that she can't find her way.