and rulers of the house of Israel.
Are you not supposed to to know what is just?
who tear off the skin of my people,
and their flesh from off their bones,
and flay their skin from off them,
and break their bones,
and chop them in pieces as for the pot,
and as flesh inside the caldron.
concerning the prophets
who lead my people astray;
who cry “Peace”
when their teeth have something to bite,
but declare war against the one
who does not put anything into their mouths:
and it will be dark to you—with no divination.
And the sun will go down on the prophets,
and the day will be black over them.
and the diviners humiliated.
Yes, they will all cover their lips
because there is no answer from God.
by the spirit of Yahweh;
and of judgment, and of might,
to declare to Jacob his disobedience
and to Israel his sin.
and rulers of the house of Israel,
who abhor justice
and pervert all equity.
and Jerusalem with iniquity.
and her priests teach for a price,
and her prophets of it tell fortunes for money;
yet they lean on Yahweh and say,
“Is not Yahweh in the midst of us?
No disaster will come on us.”
will be plowed like a field,
and Jerusalem will become heaps of rubble,
and the mountain of the temple
like the high places of a forest.