I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to
see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.||
And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain
upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.||
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall
speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely
come, it will not tarry.||
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just
shall live by his faith.||
(2:4) "But the just shall live by his faith."|
Has the ever been a just person?
Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither
keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and
cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto
him all people:
Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb
against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how
long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!||
Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and awake that shall
vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto them?||
Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people
shall spoil thee; because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land,
of the city, and of all that dwell therein.||
(2:8) "Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people
shall spoil thee."|
God will strike down the Chaldeans (Babylonians) for attacking Israel.
But, in verse 1:6, God made them do just that!
Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may
set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!
Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people, and
hast sinned against thy soul.||
For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber
shall answer it.||
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by
Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labour in the
very fire, and the people shall weary themselves for very vanity?||
For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD,
as the waters cover the sea.||
Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to
him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!
(2:15) "Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him,
and makest him drunken."|
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"Drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be uncovered."
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Thou art filled with shame for glory: drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be
uncovered: the cup of the LORD's right hand shall be turned unto
thee, and shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.
For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the spoil of beasts,
which made them afraid, because of men's blood, and for the violence of the
land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.
What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the
molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusteth
therein, to make dumb idols?||
Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it
shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no
breath at all in the midst of it.||
(2:19) "Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake;
to the dumb stone, Arise."
But the LORD is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before