1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
God's severe judgment against Judah for divers sins.
1:3 I will take away man and beast, I will take away the bird of the heavens and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks, even them who are lawless,and will cut off mankind, from off the face of the ground, Declareth Yahweh.
1:4 And I will stretch out my handover Judah, and over all the inhabitants of Jerusalem,and will cut off out of this place, the name of Baal, the name of the priestlings, with the priests;
1:9 And I will punish every one who leapeth over the threshold, in that day,those who fill the house of their lords with violence and deceit.
1:11 Howl, ye inhabitants of the lower city,because destroyed are all the people of traffic, cut off are all they who were laden with silver.
1:12 And it shall come to pass, at that time, that I will search through Jerusalem, with lamps,and will punish the men who are thickened upon their lees, who are saying in their heart, Yahweh, will not give blessing, neither will he bring calamity.
1:13 Therefore shall their goods become a booty, and their houses, a desolation,and they shall build houses, but not inhabit them, and plant vineyards, but not drink the wine thereof.
1:15 A day of indignation,that day! day of danger and distress, day of rush, and of crash, day of obscurity, and deep gloom, day of cloud, and thick darkness;
1:16 day of horn, and war-shout,against the fortified cities, and against the high towers.
1:17 And I will bring distress to mankind, and they shall walk like them who are blind, because, against Yahweh, have they sinned,and their blood, shall be poured out, as dust, and their bowels like dung.
1:18 Neither their silver nor yet their gold, shall be able to deliver them, in the day of the indignation of Yahweh, but, in the fire of his jealousy, shall the whole earth be consumed; For, a destruction, surely a terrible one, will he make, with all them who dwell in the earth.
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