God does not like Israel's people because they pray to
The enemy will come down like an
They will attack the Lord's people,
because the Lord's people have not obeyed my
They have not obeyed the things that I taught them.
So the enemy will run after them.
My people chose leaders. But they did not choose men that I knew.
The people used their
I will cause their enemies to kill them because of this.
I am very angry with the people in Israel.
It will be a long time before they are without
It is not God.
I will break Samaria's bull into pieces.
It was like a man who is trying to plant the wind.
But they will only get troubles.
They will get back something that is like a very strong wind.
The plants in the field will grow, but they will not give any food.
If the plants did grow, then foreign people would eat them.
It is like a pot that someone has broken.
Nobody can use it.
They are like a wild animal that walks without any direction.
The people in Ephraim have sold themselves to other countries.
They wanted to love those countries.
They will feel some pain.
This pain will come from a foreign king.
They built them so that God would not see their
But they have used those places to
But they look at those rules as if they were strange.
They offer meat in those
The Lord does not accept these
He remembers their
And he will
They will have to return to Egypt.
But I made Israel and they forgot me!
Judah's people have made their towns strong.
But I will send fire on the cities in Judah.
And the fire will destroy those strong towns!’