1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 In the type of a linen girdle, hidden at Euphrates, God prefigureth the destruction of his people. 12 Under the parable of the bottles filled with wine he foretelleth their drunkeness in misery. 15 He exhorteth to prevent their future judgments. 22 He sheweth their abominations are the cause thereof.
13:4 'Take the girdle that thou hast got, that [is] on thy loins, and rise, go to Phrat, and hide it there in a hole of the rock;
13:7 and I go to Phrat, and dig, and take the girdle from the place where I had hid it; and lo, the girdle hath been marred, it is not profitable for anything.
13:9 Thus do I mar the excellency of Judah, And the great excellency of Jerusalem.
13:10 This evil people, who refuse to hear My words, Who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, And go after other gods to serve them, And to bow themselves to them, Yea it isas this girdle, that is not profitable for anything.
13:11 For, as the girdle cleaveth unto the loins of a man, So I caused to cleave unto Me The whole house of Israel, And the whole house of Judah, an affirmation of Jehovah, To be to Me for a people, and for a name, And for praise, and for beauty, And they have not hearkened.
13:12 ¶ And thou hast said unto them this word, Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, 'Every bottle is full of wine,' And they have said unto thee: 'Do we not certainly know that every bottle is full of wine?'
13:13 And thou hast said unto them, 'Thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am filling all the inhabitants of this land, And the kings who sit for David on his throne, And the priests, and the prophets, And all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, [With] drunkenness,
13:16 Give ye to Jehovah your God honour, Before He doth cause darkness, And before your feet stumble on dark mountains, And ye have waited for light, And He hath made it for death-shade, And hath appointed [it] for thick darkness.
13:18 Say to the king and to the mistress: Make yourselves lowsit still, For come down have your principalities, The crown of your beauty.
13:19 The cities of the south have been shut up, And there is none opening, Judah hath been removedall of her, She hath been removed completely
13:20 Lift up your eyes, and see those coming in from the north, Where [is] the drove given to thee, thy beautiful flock?
13:21 What dost thou say, when He looketh after thee? And thouthou hast taught them [to be] over theeleaders for head? Do not pangs seize thee as a travailing woman?
13:22 ¶ And when thou dost say in thy heart, 'Wherefore have these met me?' For the abundance of thine iniquity Have thy skirts been uncovered, Have thy heels suffered violence.
13:23 Doth a Cushite change his skin? and a leopard his spots? Ye also are able to do good, who are accustomed to do evil.
13:24 And I scatter them as stubble, Passing away, by a wind of the wilderness.
13:26 I also have made bare thy skirts before thy face, And thy shame hath been seen.
13:27 Thine adulteries, and thy neighings, The wickedness of thy whoredom, on heights in a field, I have seen thine abominations. Woe to thee, O Jerusalem, Thou art not cleansed, after when [is it] again?
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