1 Open your doors, O Lebanon,
2 Wail, O 1cypress, for the cedar has fallen,
Because the glorious trees have been destroyed;
Wail, O oaks of Bashan,
For the 2impenetrable forest has come down.
3 There is a sound of the shepherds’ awail,
For their glory is ruined;
There is a bsound of the young lions’ roar,
For the 1pride of the Jordan is ruined.
4 Thus says the Lord my God, “Pasture the flock doomed to aslaughter.
6 “For I will ano longer have pity on the inhabitants of the land,” declares the Lord; “but behold, I will bcause the men to 1fall, each into another’s 2power and into the 2power of his king; and they will strike the land, and I will cnot deliver them from their 2power.”
7 So I apastured the flock doomed to slaughter, 1hence the bafflicted of the flock. And I took for myself two cstaffs: the one I called 2dFavor and the other I called 3eUnion; so I pastured the flock.
13 Then the Lord said to me, “Throw it to the apotter, that magnificent price at which I was valued by them.” So I took the thirty shekels of silver and threw them to the potter in the house of the Lord.
16 “For behold, I am going to raise up a shepherd in the land who will anot care for the perishing, seek the scattered, heal the broken, or sustain the one standing, but will bdevour the flesh of the fat sheep and tear off their hoofs.
17 “aWoe to the worthless shepherd
Who leaves the flock!
A bsword will be on his arm
And on his right eye!
His carm will be totally withered
And his right eye will be 1blind.”
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