“There was a rich man who dressed in purple 1 and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously 2 every day.
You sat on a magnificent couch, with a table arranged in front of it where you placed my incense and my olive oil.
I will leave you on the ground, I will fling you on the open field, I will allow 1 all the birds of the sky to settle 2 on you, and I will permit 3 all the wild animals 4 to gorge themselves on you.
Because of his success 1 he offers sacrifices to his throw net and burns incense to his dragnet; 2 for because of them he has plenty of food, 3 and more than enough to eat. 4
I will destroy her vines and fig trees, about which she said, “These are my wages for prostitution 1 that my lovers gave to me!” I will turn her cultivated vines and fig trees 2 into an uncultivated thicket, so that wild animals 3 will devour them.
These men are 1 dangerous reefs 2 at your love feasts, 3 feasting without reverence, 4 feeding only themselves. 5 They are 6 waterless 7 clouds, carried along by the winds; autumn trees without fruit 8 – twice dead, 9 uprooted;