“They have blown the trumpet and everyone is ready, but no one goes to battle, because my anger is against their whole crowd.
At the head of every street you erected your pavilion and you disgraced
He broke down
Then everyone will know that I am the Lord, who drew my sword from its sheath – it will not be sheathed again!’
Listen to this, you elders;
They do not jostle one another;
Each will sit under his own grapevine or under his own fig tree without any fear.
Everyone who sees you will turn away from you in disgust; they will say, ‘Nineveh has been devastated! Who will lament for her?’ There will be no one to comfort you!”
The Lord responded:
I will overthrow royal thrones and shatter the might of earthly kingdoms.
I asked, “What is it?” And he replied, “It is a basket for measuring grain
The land will mourn, clan by clan – the clan of the royal household of David by itself and their wives by themselves; the clan of the family of Nathan
On that day there will be great confusion from the Lord among them; they will seize each other and attack one another violently.
And those slaves went out into the streets and gathered all they found, both bad and good, and the wedding hall was filled with guests.
You will be hated by everyone because of my name.