but He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished.
Yahweh has his path in the whirlwind and in the storm,
and the clouds are the dust beneath his feet.
and dries up all the rivers.
Bashan languishes, and Carmel,
and the flower of Lebanon languishes.
and the hills melt away.
The earth trembles at his presence,
yes, the world and all who live on it.
Who can endure the fierceness of his anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire,
and the rocks are broken apart by him.
a stronghold in the day of trouble,
and he knows those who take refuge in him.
he will make a full end of her place,
and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
He will make a full end.
Affliction will not rise up the second time.
and drunken as with their drink,
they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.
who devises evil against Yahweh,
who counsels wickedness.
“Though they are in full strength, and likewise many,
even so they will be cut down,
and he will pass away.
Though I have afflicted you,
I will afflict you no more.
and will burst your bonds apart.”
“No more descendants
will bear your name.
I will cut off the carved image and the cast metal image from the house of your god.
I will prepare your grave
because you are contemptible.”
the feet of him who brings good news,
who proclaims peace!
Keep your feasts, Judah!
Perform your vows!
For the wicked one will no longer
pass through you.
He will be utterly cut off.