This ought not to be,
If only you had obeyed my
That is why the rains have been withheld, and the spring rains have not come. Yet in spite of this you are obstinate as a prostitute.
The Lord commanded the enemy,
The Lord continued,
“‘When a person sins
Certainly if the army had eaten some of the enemies’ provisions that they came across today, would not the slaughter of the Philistines have been even greater?”
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “Didn’t I tell you he does not prophesy prosperity for me, but disaster?”
Do not chase after other gods until your shoes wear out and your throats become dry.
“At that time the people of Judah and Jerusalem
I will surely punish them for doing such things!” says the Lord. “I will surely bring retribution on such a nation as this!”
“These people have denied what the Lord says.
So tell them: ‘This is a nation that has not obeyed the Lord their God and has not accepted correction. Faithfulness is nowhere to be found in it. These people do not even profess it anymore.
The Lord said, “Jerusalem,
For did not you people of Moab laugh at the people of Israel? Did you think that they were nothing but thieves,
So Jonathan spoke on David’s behalf