3 Hear this word that the Lord has spoken against you, O children of Israel, against the whole family which I brought up from the land of Egypt, saying:
2 “You aonly have I known of all the families of the earth;
bTherefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.”
Will a young lion 1cry out of his den, if he has caught nothing?
5 Will a bird fall into a snare on the earth, where there is no 2trap for it?
Will a snare spring up from the earth, if it has caught nothing at all?
6 If a 3trumpet is blown in a city, will not the people be afraid?
cIf there is calamity in a city, will not the Lord have done it?
Unless dHe reveals His secret to His servants the prophets.
Who will not fear?
The Lord God has spoken!
eWho can but prophesy?
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