they would have swallowed us alive, when their anger raged against us.
Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce, and their fury, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel! 1
So Amaziah dismissed the troops that had come to him from Ephraim and sent them home. 1 They were very angry at Judah and returned home incensed.
He said to me, “Do you see, son of man? Is it a trivial thing that the house of Judah commits these abominations they are practicing here? For they have filled the land with violence and provoked me to anger still further. Look, they are putting the branch to their nose! 1