1Moreover the word of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) came to me, saying,
2Go and cry in the ears of Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace], saying, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate); I remember youi, the kindness of youri youth, the love of youri espousals, when youi went after me in the wilderness, in a land [that was] not sown.
3Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] [was] holiness unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), [and] the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend (make angry; make one stumble; violate); evil shall come upon them, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
4Hear you2f the word of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), O house of Ya’akov [Heal of God], and all the families of the house of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God]:
5Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
6Neither said they, Where [is] the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) that brought us up out of the land of Mitzrayim [Egypt - The Narrow Place], that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man dwelt?
7And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when you2f entered, you2f defiled my land, and made my heritage an abomination.
8The priests said not, Where [is] the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate)? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Ba’al [lord (a false god)], and walked after [things that] do not profit.
9For what reason I will yet plead with you, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), and with your children’s children will I plead.
10For pass over the isles of Kittim [Bruisers], and see; and send unto Kedar [dark], and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.
11Has a nation changed [their] gods, which [are] yet no gods? but my people have changed their glory for [that which] does not profit.
12Be astonished, O you2f heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be you2f very desolate, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
13For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, [and] hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
14 [Is] Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] a servant? [is] he a homeborn [slave]? why is he spoiled?
15The young lions roared upon him, [and] yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
16Also the children of Nof [presentability] and Tachpanches [you will fill hands with pity] have broken the crown of youri head.
17Have youi not procured this unto yourself, in that youi have forsaken the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) youri God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered], when he led youi by the way?
18And now what have youi to do in the way of Mitzrayim [Egypt - The Narrow Place], to drink the waters of Shichor [Dark]? or what have youi to do in the way of Ashur [the level plain] (the land of the sons of Shem (name, renown (great reputation; being well-known))), to drink the waters of the river?
19Your1s own wickedness shall correct youi, and youri backslidings shall reprove youi: know therefore and see that [it is] an evil [thing] and bitter, that youi have forsaken the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) youi God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered], and that my fear [is] not in youi, says the Lord-Adonai [Greatest Above All Things] GOD-Yehōvih (THE FATHER) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
20For of old time I have broken youri yoke, [and] burst youri bands; and youi said, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill and under every green tree youi wander, playing the prostitute.
21Yet I had planted youi a noble vine, wholly a right seed: how then are youi turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me?
22For though youi wash youi with lye, and take youi much soap, [yet] youri iniquity is marked before me, says the Lord-Adonai [Greatest Above All Things] GOD-Yehōvih (THE FATHER).
23How can youi say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Ba’alim [lords (false gods)]? see youri way in the valley, know what youi have done: [youi are] a swift young female camel traversing her ways;
24A wild ass used to the wilderness, [that] snuffs up the wind at her pleasure; in her occasion who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.
25Withhold youri foot from being unshod, and youi throat from thirst: but youi said, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go.
26As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
27Saying to a stock, youi [are] my father; and to a stone, youi have brought me forth: for they have turned [their] back unto me, and not [their] face: but in the time of their trouble they will say, Arise, and save us.
28But where [are] youri gods that youi have made youi? let them arise, if they can save youi in the time of youri trouble: for [according to] the number of youri cities are youi gods, O Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised].
29For what reason will you2f plead with me? you2f all have transgressed against me, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
30In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
31O generation, see you2f the word of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate). Have I been a wilderness unto Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God]? a land of darkness? wherefore say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto youi?
32Can a maid forget her ornaments, [or] a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.
33Why prepare youi youri way to seek love? therefore have youi also taught the wicked ones youri ways.
34Also in youri skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
35Yet youi say, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with youi, because youi say, I have not sinned.
36Why you cheapen yourselfi, you change youri course so often? youi also shall be ashamed of Mitzrayim [Egypt - The Narrow Place], as youi were ashamed of Ashur [the level plain] (the land of the sons of Shem (name, renown (great reputation; being well-known))).
37Yes, youi shall go forth from him, and youri hands upon youri head: for the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) has rejected youri confidences, and youi shall not prosper in them.