He bexalted himself in Israel,
And make for themselves amolten images,
All of them the cwork of craftsmen.
3 Therefore they will be like the amorning cloud
And like dew which 1soon disappears,
Like bchaff which is blown away from the threshing floor
4 Yet I have been the aLord your God
Since the land of Egypt;
And you were not to know bany god except Me,
For there is no savior cbesides Me.
bIn the land of drought.
6 As they had their pasture, they became asatisfied,
And being satisfied, their bheart became proud;
Therefore they cforgot Me.
7 So I will be alike a lion to them;
8 I will encounter them alike a bear robbed of her cubs,
And I will tear open 1their chests;
There I will also bdevour them like a lioness,
As a wild beast would tear them.
10 Where now is your aking
That he may save you in all your cities,
“Give me a king and princes”?
11 I agave you a king in My anger
And btook him away in My wrath.
His sin is astored up.
13 The pains of achildbirth come upon him;
He is bnot a wise son,
Shall I redeem them from death?
bO Death, where are your thorns?
O Sheol, where is your sting?
cCompassion will be hidden from My sight.
An beast wind will come,
The wind of the Lord coming up from the wilderness;
And his fountain will cbecome dry
And his spring will be dried up;
It will dplunder his treasury of every precious article.
For she has brebelled against her God.
Their little ones will be edashed in pieces,
And their pregnant fwomen will be ripped open.
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