7:1 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
7:2 Also, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD to the land
of Israel; An end, the end is come upon the four corners of the
7:3 Now [is] the end [come] upon thee, and I will send my anger
upon thee, and will judge thee according to thy ways, and will
recompense upon thee all thy abominations.
7:4 And my eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity:
but I will recompense thy ways upon thee, and thy abominations
shall be in the midst of thee: and ye shall know that I [am]
7:5 Thus saith the Lord GOD; An evil, an only evil, behold, is
7:6 An end is come, the end is come: it watcheth for thee;
behold, it is come.
7:7 The morning is come upon thee, O thou that dwellest in the
land: the time is come, the day of trouble [is] near, and not
the sounding again of the mountains.
7:8 Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee, and
accomplish my anger upon thee: and I will judge thee according
to thy ways, and will recompense thee for all thy abominations.
7:9 And my eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: I will
recompense thee according to thy ways and thy abominations
[that] are in the midst of thee; and ye shall know that I [am]
the LORD that smiteth.
7:10 Behold the day, behold, it is come; the morning is gone
forth; the rod hath blossomed, pride hath budded.
7:11 Violence hath risen into a rod of wickedness: none of them
[shall remain], nor of their multitude, nor of any of theirs:
neither [shall there be] wailing for them.
7:12 The time is come, the day draweth near: let not the buyer
rejoice, nor the seller mourn: for wrath [is] upon all the
7:13 For the seller shall not return to that which is sold,
although they were yet alive: for the vision [is] concerning
the whole multitude thereof, [which] shall not return; neither
shall any strengthen himself in the iniquity of his life.
7:14 They have blown the trumpet, even to make all ready; but
none goeth to the battle: for my wrath [is] upon all the
7:15 The sword [is] without, and the pestilence and the famine
within: he that [is] in the field shall die with the sword; and
he that [is] in the city, famine and pestilence shall devour
7:16 But they that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on
the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning,
every one for his iniquity.
7:17 All hands shall be feeble, and all knees shall be weak [as]
7:18 They shall also gird [themselves] with sackcloth, and
horror shall cover them; and shame [shall be] upon all faces,
and baldness upon all their heads.
7:19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold
shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able
to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall
not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels because it
is the stumbling-block of their iniquity.
7:20 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty:
but they made the images of their abominations [and] of their
detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from
7:21 And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for a
prey, and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil; and they
shall pollute it.
7:22 My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute
my secret [place]: for the robbers shall enter into it, and
7:23 Make a chain: for the land is full of bloody crimes, and
the city is full of violence.
7:24 Wherefore I will bring the worst of the heathen, and they
shall possess their houses: I will also make the pomp of the
strong to cease, and their holy places shall be defiled.
7:25 Destruction cometh; and they shall seek peace, and [there
shall be] none.
7:26 Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumor shall be upon
rumor; then shall they seek a vision of the prophet; but the
law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the elders.
7:27 The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with
desolation, and the hands of the people of the land shall be
troubled: I will do to them after their way, and according to
their deserts will I judge them, and they shall know that I
[am] the LORD.