“Those at Ease in Zion”
1Woe to those who are at ease in Zion,
2Go over to Calneh and look,
3Do you put off the day of calamity,
4Those who recline on beds of ivory
5Who improvise to the sound of the harp,
6Who drink wine from sacrificial bowls
7Therefore, they will now go into exile at the head of the exiles,
8The Lord GOD has sworn by Himself, the LORD God of hosts has declared:
9And it will be, if ten men are left in one house, they will die. 10Then one’s uncle, or his undertaker, will lift him up to carry out his bones from the house, and he will say to the one who is in the innermost part of the house, “Is anyone else with you?” And that one will say, “No one.” Then he will answer, “Keep quiet. For the name of the LORD is not to be mentioned.” 11For behold, the LORD is going to command that the great house be smashed to pieces and the small house to fragments.
12Do horses run on rocks?
13You who rejoice in Lodebar,
14“For behold, I am going to raise up a nation against you,