Egypt, so that thou shalt not lift up thine eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any more.
28For thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I will deliver thee into the hand of them whom thou hatest, into the hand of them from whom thy soul is alienated; 29and they shall deal with thee in hatred, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare; and the nakedness of thy harlotries shall be uncovered, both thy lewdness and thy harlotries. 30These things shall be done unto thee, for that thou hast gone astray after the nations, and because thou art polluted with their idols. 31In the way of thy sister hast thou walked; therefore will I give her cup into thy hand. 32Thus saith the Lord God:
- Thou shalt drink of thy sister's cup,
- Which is deep and large;
- Thou shalt be for a scorn and a derision;
- It is full to the uttermost.
- 33Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness and sorrow,
- With the cup of astonishment and appalment,
- With the cup of thy sister Samaria.
- 34Thou shalt even drink it and drain it,
- And thou shalt craunch the sherds thereof,
- And shalt tear thy breasts;
- For I have spoken it,
- Saith the Lord God.
35Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because thou hast forgotten Me, and cast Me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy harlotries.'
36The Lord said moreover unto me: 'Son of man, wilt thou judge Oholah and Oholibah? then declare unto them their abominations. 37For they have committed adultery, and blood is in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery; and their sons, whom they bore unto Me, they have also set apart unto them to be devoured. 38Moreover this they have done unto Me: they have defiled My sanctuary in the same day, and have profaned My sabbaths. 39For when they had slain their children to their idols, then they came the same day into My sanctuary to profane it; and, lo, thus have they done in the midst of My house. 40And furthermore ye have sent for men that come from far; unto whom a messenger was sent, and, lo, they came; for whom thou didst wash thyself, paint thine eyes, and deck thyself with ornaments; 41and sattest upon a stately bed, with a table prepared before it, whereupon thou didst set Mine incense and Mine oil. 42And the voice of a multitude being at ease was therein; and for the sake of men, they were so many, brought drunken from the wilderness, they put bracelets upon their hands, and beautiful crowns upon their heads. 43Then said I of her that was worn out by adulteries: Still they commit harlotries with her, even her. 44For every one went in unto her, as men go in unto a harlot; so went they in unto Oholah and unto Oholibah, the lewd women. 45But righteous men, they shall judge them as adulteresses are judged, and as women that shed blood are judged; because they are adulteresses, and blood is in their hands.
46For thus saith the Lord God: An assembly shall be brought up against them, and they shall be made a horror and a spoil. 47And the assembly shall stone them with stones,