In that day they will take up a taunt against you and wail this bitter lamentation: 'We are utterly ruined; He has changed the portion of my people! How He has removed it from me; He has allotted our fields to traitors!'"
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 6:11
Then I asked, "How long, O Lord?" And He replied, "Until cities lie in ruins without an inhabitant, until the houses are left unoccupied, and the land is desolate and ravaged,
The earth will be utterly laid waste and thoroughly plundered, for the LORD has spoken this word.
Behold, he advances like the clouds, his chariots like the whirlwind. His horses are swifter than eagles. Woe to us, for we are ruined!
Their houses will be turned over to others, their fields and wives as well, for I will stretch out My hand against the inhabitants of the land," declares the LORD.
Therefore I will give their wives to other men and their fields to new owners, for from the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; from the prophet to the priest, all practice deceit.
I will take up a weeping and wailing for the mountains, a dirge over the wilderness pasture, for they have been scorched so no one passes through, and the lowing of cattle is not heard. Both the birds of the air and the beasts have fled; they have gone away.
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: "Take note, and summon the wailing women; send for the most skillful among them.
Because of this I will lament and wail; I will walk barefoot and naked. I will howl like a jackal and mourn like an ostrich.
Will not all of these take up a taunt against him, with mockery and riddles against him, saying: 'Woe to him who amasses what is not his and makes himself rich with many loans! How long will this go on?'
Chapter Outline1. Against oppression.
4. A lamentation.
7. A reproof of injustice and idolatry.
12. A promise to restore Jacob.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Numbers 23:7, 18
Numbers 24:3, 15
2 Samuel 1:17
2 Chronicles 35:25
Jeremiah 9:10, 17-21
Joel 1:8, 13
Amos 5:1, 17
a doleful lamentation.
he hath changed.
2 Kings 17:23, 24
2 Chronicles 36:20, 21
Isaiah 63:17, 18
turning away he.
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