1 Corinthians 2:6
However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.
Our fathers sinned; they no longer exist,
but we bear their punishment.
“Where are your ancestors now? And do the prophets live forever?
This is what the Lord says:A voice was heard in Ramah,
a lament with bitter weeping—
Rachel weeping for her children,
refusing to be comforted for her children
because they are no more.
A voice was heard in Ramah,
weeping,and great mourning,
Rachel weeping for her children;
and she refused to be consoled,
because they were no more.
My tent is destroyed;
all my tent cords are snapped.
My sons have departed from me and are no more.
I have no one to pitch my tent again
or to hang up my curtains.
The head of Aram is Damascus,
the head of Damascus is Rezin
(within 65 years
Ephraim will be too shattered to be a people),
I will make you an object of horror, and you will no longer exist. You will be sought but will never be found again.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
Those who trade among the peoples
you have become an object of horror
and will never exist again.”
Wail, you residents of the Hollow,
for all the merchants will be silenced;
all those loaded with silver will be cut off.
Be sure that all who are enraged against you
will be ashamed and disgraced;
those who contend with you
will become as nothing and will perish. You will look for those who contend with you,
but you will not find them.
Those who war against you
will become absolutely nothing.
Water covered their foes;
not one of them remained.
This is what the Lord says:Though they are strong and numerous,
they will still be mowed down,
and he will pass away.
Though I have afflicted you,
I will afflict you no longer.
May sinners vanish from the earth
and wicked people be no more.
My soul, praise Yahweh!
A little while, and the wicked person will be no more;
though you look for him, he will not be there.
Then I passed by and noticed he was gone;
I searched for him, but he could not be found.
he will vanish forever like his own dung.
Those who know him will ask, “Where is he?”
When the whirlwind passes,
the wicked are no more,
but the righteous are secure forever.
The wicked are overthrown and perish,
but the house of the righteous will stand.
For the choir director: according to Sheminith. A Davidic psalm.Help, Lord, for no faithful one remains;
the loyal have disappeared from the human race.
As you have drunk on My holy mountain,
so all the nations will drink continually.
They will drink and gulp down
and be as though they had never been.