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2:1 Thus saith [H559] the LORD [H3068] ; For three [H7969] transgressions [H6588] of Moab [H4124] , and for four [H702] , I will not turn away [H7725] [the punishment] thereof; because he burned [H8313] the bones [H6106] of the king [H4428] of Edom [H123] into lime [H7875] :
2:2 But I will send [H7971] a fire [H784] upon Moab [H4124] , and it shall devour [H398] the palaces [H759] of Kerioth [H7152] : and Moab [H4124] shall die [H4191] with tumult [H7588] , with shouting [H8643] , [and] with the sound [H6963] of the trumpet [H7782] :
2:3 And I will cut off [H3772] the judge [H8199] from the midst [H7130] thereof, and will slay [H2026] all the princes [H8269] thereof with him, saith [H559] the LORD [H3068] .
2:4 Thus saith [H559] the LORD [H3068] ; For three [H7969] transgressions [H6588] of Judah [H3063] , and for four [H702] , I will not turn away [H7725] [the punishment] thereof; because they have despised [H3988] the law [H8451] of the LORD [H3068] , and have not kept [H8104] his commandments [H2706] , and their lies [H3577] caused them to err [H8582] , after [H310] the which their fathers [H1] have walked [H1980] :
2:5 But I will send [H7971] a fire [H784] upon Judah [H3063] , and it shall devour [H398] the palaces [H759] of Jerusalem [H3389] .
2:6 Thus saith [H559] the LORD [H3068] ; For three [H7969] transgressions [H6588] of Israel [H3478] , and for four [H702] , I will not turn away [H7725] [the punishment] thereof; because they sold [H4376] the righteous [H6662] for silver [H3701] , and the poor [H34] for a pair of shoes [H5275] ;
2:7 That pant [H7602] after the dust [H6083] of the earth [H776] on the head [H7218] of the poor [H1800] , and turn aside [H5186] the way [H1870] of the meek [H6035] : and a man [H376] and his father [H1] will go [H3212] in unto the [same] maid [H5291] , to profane [H2490] my holy [H6944] name [H8034] :(maid: or, young woman)
2:8 And they lay [themselves] down [H5186] upon clothes [H899] laid to pledge [H2254] by [H681] every altar [H4196] , and they drink [H8354] the wine [H3196] of the condemned [H6064] [in] the house [H1004] of their god [H430] .(the condemned: or, such as have fined, or, mulcted)
2:9 Yet destroyed [H8045] I the Amorite [H567] before [H6440] them, whose height [H1363] [was] like the height [H1363] of the cedars [H730] , and he [was] strong [H2634] as the oaks [H437] ; yet I destroyed [H8045] his fruit [H6529] from above [H4605] , and his roots [H8328] from beneath.
2:10 Also I brought you up [H5927] from the land [H776] of Egypt [H4714] , and led [H3212] you forty [H705] years [H8141] through the wilderness [H4057] , to possess [H3423] the land [H776] of the Amorite [H567] .
2:11 And I raised up [H6965] of your sons [H1121] for prophets [H5030] , and of your young men [H970] for Nazarites [H5139] . [Is it] not even thus, O ye children [H1121] of Israel [H3478] ? saith [H5002] the LORD [H3068] .
2:12 But ye gave the Nazarites [H5139] wine [H3196] to drink [H8248] ; and commanded [H6680] the prophets [H5030] , saying [H559] , Prophesy [H5012] not.
2:13 Behold, I am pressed [H5781] under you, as a cart [H5699] is pressed [H5781] [that is] full [H4392] of sheaves [H5995] .(I am: or, I will press your place, as a cart full of sheaves presseth)
2:14 Therefore the flight [H4498] shall perish [H6] from the swift [H7031] , and the strong [H2389] shall not strengthen [H553] his force [H3581] , neither shall the mighty [H1368] deliver [H4422] himself [H5315] :(himself: Heb. his soul, or, life)
2:15 Neither shall he stand [H5975] that handleth [H8610] the bow [H7198] ; and [he that is] swift [H7031] of foot [H7272] shall not deliver [H4422] [himself]: neither shall he that rideth [H7392] the horse [H5483] deliver [H4422] himself [H5315] .
2:16 And [he that is] courageous [H533] [H3820] among the mighty [H1368] shall flee away [H5127] naked [H6174] in that day [H3117] , saith [H5002] the LORD [H3068] .(courageous: Heb. strong of his heart)