Isaiah 3:1–5

For, behold, athe Lord, the Lord of hosts,

bDoth take away from Jerusalem and from Judah cthe stay and the staff,

The whole stay of bread, and the whole stay of water,

dThe mighty man, and the man of war,

The judge, and the prophet, and ethe prudent, and the ancient,

The captain of fifty, and the honourable man,

And the counseller, and fthe cunning artificer, and the ||eloquent orator.

And hI will give children to be their princes,

And ibabes shall rule over them.

And the people shall be joppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour:

The child shall kbehave himself proudly against the ancient,

And the base against the honourable.

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