1 H8085 Hear H1697 you this word H5375 which I take up H7015 against you, even a lamentation, H1004 O house H3478 of Israel.
2 H1330 The virgin H3478 of Israel H5307 is fallen; H3254 she shall no more H6965 rise: H5203 she is forsaken H127 upon her land; H6965 there is none to raise her up.
3 H559 For thus says H136 the Lord H3069 God; H5892 The city H3318 that went out H505 by a thousand H7604 shall leave H3967 a hundred, H3318 and that which went forth H3967 by a hundred H7604 shall leave H6235 ten, H1004 to the house H3478 of Israel.
4 H559 For thus says H3068 the Lord H1004 unto the house H3478 of Israel, H1875 Seek H2421 you me, and you shall live:
5 H1875 But seek H1008 not Beth–el, H935 nor enter H1537 into Gilgal, H5674 and pass H884 not to Beer–sheba: H1537 for Gilgal H1540 shall surely H1540 go into captivity, H1008 and Beth–el H205 shall come to nothing.
6 H1875 Seek H3068 the Lord, H2421 and you shall live; H6743 lest he break out H784 like fire H1004 in the house H3130 of Joseph, H398 and devour H3518 it, and there be none to quench H1008 it in Beth–el.
7 H2015 You who turn H4941 judgment H3939 to wormwood, H3240 and leave off H6666 righteousness H776 in the earth,
8 H6213 Seek him that makes H3598 the seven stars H3685 and Orion, H2015 and turns H6757 the shadow of death H1242 into the morning, H3117 and makes the day H2821 dark H3915 with night: H7121 that calls H4325 for the waters H3220 of the sea, H8210 and pours them out H6440 upon the face H776 of the earth: H3068 The Lord H8034 is his name:
9 H1082 That strengthens H7701 the spoiled H5794 against the strong, H7701 so that the spoiled H935 shall come H4013 against the fortress.
10 H8130 They hate H3198 him that rebukes H8179 in the gate, H8581 and they abhor H1696 him that speaks H8549 uprightly.
11 H3282 Forasmuch H1318 therefore as your treading H1800 is upon the poor, H3947 and you take H4864 from him burdens H1250 of wheat: H1129 you have built H1004 houses H1496 of cut stone, H3427 but you shall not live H5193 in them; you have planted H2531 pleasant H3754 vineyards, H8354 but you shall not drink H3196 wine of them.
12 H3045 For I know H7227 your manifold H6588 transgressions H6099 and your mighty H2403 sins: H6887 they afflict H6662 the just, H3947 they take H3724 a bribe, H5186 and they turn aside H34 the poor H8179 in the gate from their right.
13 H7919 Therefore the prudent H1826 shall keep silence H6256 in that time; H7451 for it is a evil H6256 time.
14 H1875 Seek H2896 good, H7451 and not evil, H2421 that you may live: H3068 and so the Lord, H430 the God H6635 of hosts, H559 shall be with you, as you have spoken.
15 H8130 Hate H7451 the evil, H157 and love H2896 the good, H3322 and establish H4941 judgment H8179 in the gate: H3068 it may be that the Lord H430 God H6635 of hosts H2603 will be gracious H7611 unto the remnant H3130 of Joseph.
16 H3068 Therefore the Lord, H430 the God H6635 of hosts, H136 the Lord, H559 says H4553 thus; Wailing H7339 shall be in all streets; H559 and they shall say H2351 in all the highways, H1930 Alas! H1930 alas! H7121 and they shall call H406 the husbandman H60 to mourning, H3045 and such as are skillful H5092 of lamentation H4553 to wailing.
17 H3754 And in all vineyards H4553 shall be wailing: H5674 for I will pass H7130 through H559 you, says H3068 the Lord.
18 H1945 Woe H183 unto you that desire H3117 the day H3068 of the Lord! H4100 to what end H3117 is it for you? the day H3068 of the Lord H2822 is darkness, H216 and not light.
19 H376 As if a man H5127 did flee H6440 from H738 a lion, H1677 and a bear H6293 met H935 him; or went H1004 into the house, H5564 and leaned H3027 his hand H7023 on the wall, H5175 and a serpent H5391 bit him.
20 H3117 Shall not the day H3068 of the Lord H2822 be darkness, H216 and not light? H651 even very dark, H5051 and no brightness in it?
21 H8130 I hate, H3988 I despise H2282 your feast days, H7306 and I will not enjoy H6116 your solemn assemblies.
22 H5927 Though you offer H5930 me burnt offerings H4503 and your food offerings, H7521 I will not accept H5027 them: neither will I regard H8002 the peace offerings H4806 of your fat animals.
23 H5493 Take away H1995 from me the noise H7892 of your songs; H8085 for I will not hear H2172 the melody H5035 of your violas.
24 H4941 But let judgment H1556 run down H4325 as waters, H6666 and righteousness H386 as a mighty H5158 stream.
25 H5066 Have you offered H2077 unto me sacrifices H4503 and offerings H4057 in the wilderness H705 forty H8141 years, H1004 O house H3478 of Israel?
26 H5375 But you have borne H5522 the tabernacle H4428 of your Moloch H3594 and Chiun H6754 your images, H3556 the star H430 of your god, H6213 which you made to yourselves.