3 Then I said,
“Listen, you leaderss of Jacob,
you rulers of Israel.
Should you not embrace justice,
who tear the skin from my people
and the flesh from their bones;t
3 who eat my people’s flesh,u
strip off their skin
and break their bones in pieces;v
who chopw them up like meat for the pan,
like flesh for the pot?x”
but he will not answer them.y
At that time he will hide his facez from them
because of the evil they have done.a
“As for the prophets
who lead my people astray,b
they proclaim ‘peace’c
if they have something to eat,
but prepare to wage war against anyone
who refuses to feed them.
and darkness, without divination.d
The sun will set for the prophets,e
and the day will go dark for them.f
7 The seers will be ashamedg
and the diviners disgraced.h
because there is no answer from God.k”
with the Spirit of the Lord,
and with justice and might,
to declare to Jacob his transgression,
to Israel his sin.l
you rulers of Israel,
who despise justice
and distort all that is right;m
and Jerusalem with wickedness.p
11 Her leaders judge for a bribe,q
her priests teach for a price,r
and her prophets tell fortunes for money.s
Yet they lookt for the Lord’s support and say,
“Is not the Lord among us?
No disaster will come upon us.”u
Zion will be plowed like a field,
Jerusalem will become a heap of rubble,v
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