1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
5:1 ¶ Hear this word that I am bearing to you, A lamentation, O house of Israel:
5:2 'Fallen, not again to rise, hath the virgin of Israel, Left on her landshe hath no raiser up.'
5:5 And seek not Beth-El, and Gilgal enter not, And Beer-Sheba pass not through, For Gilgal doth utterly remove, And Beth-El doth become vanity.
5:7 Ye who are turning to wormwood judgment, And righteousness to the earth have put down,
5:8 The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day [as] night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah [is] His name;
5:9 Who is brightening up the spoiled against the strong, And the spoiled against a fortress cometh.
5:10 They have hated a reprover in the gate, And a plain speaker they abominate.
5:11 Therefore, because of your trampling on the poor, And the tribute of corn ye take from him, Houses of hewn work ye have built, And ye do not dwell in them, Desirable vineyards ye have planted, And ye do not drink their wine.
5:12 For I have knownmany [are] your transgressions, And mighty your sins, Adversaries of the righteous, taking ransoms, And the needy in the gate ye turned aside.
5:13 Therefore is the wise at that time silent, For an evil time it [is].
5:16 Therefore, thus said Jehovah, God of Hosts, the Lord, In all broad places [is] lamentation, And in all out-places they say, 'Alas, alas,' And called the husbandman to mourning, And to lamentation the skilful of wailing.
5:19 As [when] one fleeth from the face of the lion, And the bear hath met him, And he hath come in to the house, And hath leant his hand on the wall, And the serpent hath bitten him.
5:21 ¶ I have hatedI have loathed your festivals, And I am not refreshed by your restraints.
5:22 For though ye cause burnt-offerings and your presents to ascend to Me, I am not pleased, And the peace-offering of your fatlings I behold not.
5:23 Turn aside from Me the noise of thy songs, Yea, the praise of thy psaltery I hear not.
5:24 And roll on as waters doth judgment, And righteousness as a perennial stream.
5:25 Sacrifices and offering did ye bring nigh to Me, In a wilderness forty years, O house of Israel?
5:26 And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves.
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