He said to me, “The sin of the house of Israel and Judah is extremely great; the land is full of murder, and the city is full of corruption,
Now, while I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I threw myself face down and cried out with a loud voice, “Alas, sovereign Lord! You are completely wiping out the remnant of Israel!”
Say to them: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says:
Sheba and Dedan and the traders of Tarshish with all its young warriors
Now I will tell you the truth.“Three
The voice of the Lord thunders
Indeed, they made their heart as hard as diamond,
“There will be harsh condemnation for the hypocrite who has a valuable male animal in his flock but vows and sacrifices something inferior to the Lord. For I am a great king,”
He hung the king of Ai on a tree, leaving him exposed until evening.
Solomon replied, “You demonstrated
So now, bring to me all the prophets of Baal, as well as all his servants and priests.
I will see to it that all the Judean remnant that was determined to go
“As for you, son of man, this is what the sovereign Lord says: Tell every kind of bird and every wild beast: ‘Assemble and come! Gather from all around to my slaughter