I will gather you and blow on you with the fire of my fury, and you will be melted in it.
I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of one who lacks wisdom. 1
So I have poured my anger on them, and destroyed them with the fire of my fury. I hereby repay them for what they have done, 1 declares the sovereign Lord.”
The princes of Judah are like those who move boundary markers. I will pour out my rage on them like a torrential flood! 1
Then Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned, for I have disobeyed what the Lord commanded 1 and what you said as well. 2 For I was afraid of the army, and I followed their wishes. 3
I sent him 1 against a godless 2 nation, I ordered him to attack the people with whom I was angry, 3 to take plunder and to carry away loot, to trample them down 4 like dirt in the streets.
I will pour out my anger on you; the fire of my fury I will blow on you. I will hand you over to brutal men, who are skilled in destruction.
In my zeal, in the fire of my fury, 1 I declare that on that day there will be a great earthquake 2 in the land of Israel.
Ephraim was a well-trained heifer who loved to thresh grain; I myself put a fine yoke 1 on her neck. I will harness Ephraim. Let Judah plow! 2 Let Jacob break up 3 the unplowed ground for himself!
I am not worthy of all the faithful love 1 you have shown 2 your servant. With only my walking stick 3 I crossed the Jordan, 4 but now I have become two camps.
Then you shall say before the Lord your God, “I have removed the sacred offering 1 from my house and given it to the Levites, the resident foreigners, the orphans, and the widows just as you have commanded me. 2 I have not violated or forgotten your commandments.