1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
3:2 Hero and man of war, judge and prophet, And diviner and elder,
3:3 Head of fifty, and accepted of faces, And counsellor, and the wise of artificers, And the intelligent of charmers.
3:4 And I have made youths their heads, And sucklings rule over them.
3:5 And the people hath exactedman upon man, Even a man on his neighbour, Enlarge themselves do the youths against the aged, And the lightly esteemed against the honoured.
3:6 When one layeth hold on his brother, [Of] the house of his father, [by] the garment, 'Come, a ruler thou art to us, And this ruin [is] under thy hand.'
3:7 He lifteth up, in that day, saying: 'I am not a binder up, And in my house is neither bread nor garment, Ye do not make me a ruler of the people.'
3:9 ¶ The appearance of their faces witnessed against them, And their sin, as Sodom, they declared, They have not hidden! Woe to their soul, For they have done to themselves evil.
3:10 Say ye to the righteous, that [it is] good, Because the fruit of their doings they eat.
3:11 Woe to the wickedevil, Because the deed of his hand is done to him.
3:12 ¶ My peopleits exactors [are] sucklings, And women have ruled over it. My peoplethy eulogists are causing to err, And the way of thy paths swallowed up.
3:16 ¶ 'Because that daughters of Zion have been haughty, And they walk stretching out the neck, And deceiving [with] the eyes, Walking and mincing they go, And with their feet they make a tinkling,
3:18 In that day doth the Lord turn aside The beauty of the tinkling ornaments, And of the embroidered works, And of the round tires like moons,
3:19 Of the drops, and the bracelets, and the mufflers,
3:20 Of the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, And of the bands, And of the perfume boxes, and the amulets,
3:21 Of the seals, and of the nose-rings,
3:22 Of the costly apparel, and of the mantles, And of the coverings, and of the purses,
3:23 Of the mirrors, and of the linen garments, And of the hoods, and of the vails,
3:24 And it hath been, instead of spice is muck, And instead of a girdle, a rope, And instead of curled work, baldness, And instead of a stomacher a girdle of sackcloth.
3:25 For instead of glory, thy men by sword do fall, And thy might in battle.
3:26 And lamented and mourned have her openings, Yea, she hath been emptied, on the earth she sitteth!
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