warns Israel's leaders
Come, you wild animals that live in the forest!
Come and eat my people!
They do not see what is happening.
They are all like dogs that cannot make a noise.
They love to lie on the ground
and they dream in their sleep.
They eat a lot but they never have enough.
They are like
who do not understand what to do.
They do whatever they want to do,
so that it will help them get what they want.
“Come! We must go and find more
We can drink as much beer as we want!
Tomorrow we can do it all again!
It might be even better than today!” ’
nobody else may think much about it.
An honest person may suddenly die.
Nobody really understands what is happening.
God takes away his servants,
he goes to a place where there is
In death, people like that rest on their beds.
You are the family of an
Who are you
Who are you pointing at with your tongue?
You are people who have turned against God.
You love to tell
and you have sex at the same time.
You kill your children as
You do that beside streams
and they become your idols.
They are the gods that you love to worship.
Because of what you do,
should I not
and you lie down there to have sex.
You go there to offer sacrifices to your gods.
Then you turn your backs on me,
and you get into bed with your false gods.
You have made an
You pay money to have sex with your
You love to see their
and also many
You send your people far away
to get news of other gods.
You even talk to the
because you travel so far.
But you would never say,
Instead, you find new
and you do not stop.
that you choose to
You seem to have forgotten about me.
You do not think about me at all.
Have I been
Is that why you no longer
You think that they are good and right,
but those things will not help you.
See if your group of idols can help you!
The wind will blow them all away.
But if people
this land will belong to them.