1 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of aMoab, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because he bburned the bones of the king of Edom into lime:
2 But I will send a fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces of cKerioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet:
3 And I will cut off dthe judge from the midst thereof, and will slay all the princes thereof with him, saith the LORD.
4 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; gbecause they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and ftheir lies caused them to err, eafter the which their fathers have walked: 5 hBut I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.
6 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because ithey sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; 7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and lturn aside the way of the meek: kand a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, jto profane my holy name: 8 And they lay themselves down upon clothes mlaid to pledge nby every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.
9 Yet destroyed I the oAmorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath. 10 Also I brought you up from the land of Egypt, and led you forty years through the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite. 11 And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for pNazarites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD. 12 But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, qsaying, Prophesy not. 13 Behold, I am pressed under you, as a cart is pressed that is full of sheaves. 14 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself: 15 Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself. 16 And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith the LORD.
|b||2 Kin 3:27|
|2 Chr 36:14-17|
|2 Sam 12:9-10|
|n||1 Cor 10:21|