“Strike the tops of the pillars,
that the thresholds may shake,
and break them in pieces on the head of all of them;
and I will kill the last of them with the sword;
there will not one of them flee away,
and there will not one of them escape.
there my hand will take them;
and though they climb up to heaven,
there I will bring them down.
in the top of Carmel,
I will search and take them out there;
and though they are hidden from my sight
in the bottom of the sea,
there I will command the serpent,
and it will bite them.
before their enemies,
there I will command the sword,
and it will kill them.
I will set my eyes on them for evil,
and not for good.
is he who touches the land and it melts,
and all who dwell in it will mourn;
and it will rise up wholly like the River,
and will sink again, like the River of Egypt.
and has founded his vault on the earth;
he who calls for the waters of the sea,
and pours them out on the surface of the earth–
Yahweh is his name.
“Haven’t I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt,
and the Philistines from Caphtor,
and the Syrians from Kir?
are on the sinful kingdom,
and I will destroy it
from off the surface of the earth;
except that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob,”
and I will sift the house of Israel
among all the nations
as grain is sifted in a sieve,
yet not the least kernel will fall on the earth.
who say, ‘Evil won’t overtake nor meet us.’
11 In that day
the remnant of Edom,
and all the nations
who are called by my name,”
says Yahweh who does this.
“that the plowman will overtake the reaper,
and the one treading grapes will overtake the one who sows seed;
and sweet wine will drip from the mountains
and the hills will flow with it.
and they will no more be plucked up
out of their land that I have given them,”
says Yahweh your God.