and have made cast metal images for themselves from their silver,
even idols according to their own understanding,
all of them the work of the craftsmen.
People say about them,
“Let the men who sacrifice kiss the calves.”
from the land of Egypt,
and you will acknowledge no god but me,
and besides me there is no savior.
in the land of great drought.
so were they filled.
They were filled,
and their heart was exalted,
so they forgot me.
Like a leopard, I will lurk by the path.
like a bear that is robbed of her cubs,
and will tear the covering of their heart.
I will devour them there like a lioness.
The wild animal will tear them.
because you are against me,
against your help.
that he may save you in all your cities?
And your judges, of whom you said,
“Give me a king and officials?”
and have taken him away in my wrath.
His sin is stored up.
He is an unwise son;
for when it is time,
he does not come to the opening of the womb.
an east wind will come,
the breath of Yahweh coming up from the wilderness;
and his spring will become dry,
and his fountain will be dried up.
He will plunder the storehouse of treasure.
for she has rebelled against her God.
They will fall by the sword.
Their infants will be dashed in pieces,
and their pregnant women will be ripped open.