When he made 1 the force of the wind and measured 2 the waters with a gauge.
“The Lord says, 1 ‘That is why I will scatter your people 2 like chaff that is blown away by a desert wind. 3
The prophets will prove to be full of wind. 1 The Lord has not spoken through them. 2 So, let what they say happen to them.’”
Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God moving about 1 in the orchard at the breezy time 2 of the day, and they hid 3 from the Lord God among the trees of the orchard.
He replied, ‘I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets.’ The Lord 1 said, ‘Deceive and overpower him. 2 Go out and do as you have proposed.’
This is another misfortune: 1 Just as he came, so will he go. What did he gain from toiling for the wind?
Burn a third of it in the fire inside the city when the days of your siege are completed. Take a third and slash it with a sword all around the city. Scatter a third to the wind, and I will unleash a sword behind them.