1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
2:1 ¶ Woe [to] those devising iniquity, And working evil on their beds, In the light of the morning they do it, For their hand isto God.
2:2 And they have desired fields, And they have taken violently, And houses, and they have taken away, And have oppressed a man and his house, Even a man and his inheritance.
2:4 ¶ In that day doth [one] take up for you a simile, And he hath wailed a wailing of woe, He hath said, We have been utterly spoiled, The portion of my people He doth change, How doth He move toward me! To the backslider our fields He apportioneth.
2:6 Ye do not prophesythey do prophesy, They do not prophesy to these, It doth not remove shame.
2:8 And yesterday My people for an enemy doth raise himself up, From the outer garment the honourable ornament ye strip off, From the confident passers by, Ye who are turning back from war.
2:9 The women of My people ye cast out from its delightful house, From its sucklings ye take away My honour to the age.
2:10 Rise and go, for this [is] not the rest, Because of uncleanness it doth corrupt, And corruption is powerful.
2:11 If one is going [with] the wind, And [with] falsehood hath lied: 'I prophesy to thee of wine, and of strong drink,' He hath been the prophet of this people!
2:12 ¶ I do surely gather thee, O Jacob, all of thee, I surely bring together the remnant of Israel, Together I do set it as the flock of Bozrah, As a drove in the midst of its pasture, It maketh a noise because of man.
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