fpay attention, O earth, and all that is in it,
and glet the Lord God be a witness against you,
hthe Lord from his holy temple.
and will come down and ktread upon the high places of the earth.
4 And lthe mountains will melt under him,
5 All this is for mthe transgression of Jacob
nWhat is the transgression of Jacob?
Is it not dSamaria?
And what is othe high place of Judah?
and I will pour down her stones qinto the valley
and runcover her foundations.
7 All sher carved images shall be beaten to pieces,
tall her wages shall be burned with fire,
for from tthe fee of a prostitute she gathered them,
8 uFor this I will lament and wail;
I will go vstripped and naked;
I will make lamentation wlike the jackals,
and mourning xlike the ostriches.
9 yFor her wound is incurable,
broll yourselves in the dust.
cin nakedness and shame;
because disaster has come down dfrom the Lord
inhabitants of eLachish;
fthe transgressions of Israel.
14 Therefore you shall give parting gifts2
the houses of hAchzib shall be a deceitful thing
15 I will again bring ia conqueror to you,
inhabitants of hMareshah;
shall come to jAdullam.
16 kMake yourselves bald and cut off your hair,
kmake yourselves as bald as the eagle,