A fool vents all of his anger, but a wise man brings himself under control.
Then he called to me, and spoke to me, saying, "Behold, those who go toward the north country have quieted my spirit in the north country."
That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth?
Thus shall my anger be accomplished, and I will cause my wrath toward them to rest, and I shall be comforted; and they shall know that I, Yahweh, have spoken in my zeal, when I have accomplished my wrath on them.
For ships of Kittim shall come against him; therefore he shall be grieved, and shall return, and have indignation against the holy covenant, and shall do [his pleasure]: he shall even return, and have regard to those who forsake the holy covenant.
"Have you entered into the springs of the sea? Or have you walked in the recesses of the deep?
Yahweh has opened his armory, and has brought forth the weapons of his indignation; for the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, has a work [to do] in the land of the Chaldeans.
When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath on him. It will rain on him while he is eating.
Attend to me, and answer me. I am restless in my complaint, and moan,
Behold, my breast is as wine which has no vent; like new wineskins it is ready to burst.
Listen to my prayer, God. Don't hide yourself from my supplication.
Now will I shortly pour out my wrath on you, and accomplish my anger against you, and will judge you according to your ways; and I will bring on you all your abominations.
Yahweh has accomplished his wrath, he has poured out his fierce anger; He has kindled a fire in Zion, which has devoured its foundations.
Therefore I am full of the wrath of Yahweh. I am weary with holding in. "Pour it out on the children in the street, and on the assembly of young men together; for even the husband with the wife shall be taken, the aged with him who is full of days.
Therefore the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, the Mighty One of Israel, says: "Ah, I will get relief from my adversaries, and avenge myself of my enemies;
Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the fierceness of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken apart by him.
They fell on their faces, and said, "God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will you be angry with all the congregation?"
I have commanded my consecrated ones; yes, I have called my mighty men for my anger, even my proudly exulting ones.
"My soul is weary of my life. I will give free course to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.