accuses his people
His ear is not too
have made you separate from your God.
so that he does not listen to your
They are dirty with all the bad things that you do.
Your mouth tells
and it says
They tell lies and they
so that they will win.
They decide how they can cause trouble,
and then they do wicked things.
If anyone eats those eggs, they will die!
When an egg breaks open,
a dangerous snake is born!
They like to catch people,
like a spider that makes a web.
They cannot cover themselves with them.
The things that they do are useless like that.
They do only wicked things.
They use their
They hurry to kill people who have not done anything wrong.
They think only about sin.
They only want to be cruel and to hurt people.
They cannot be honest and fair.
Their way of life is all wrong.
Nobody who lives like that will have
The people agree
He has not come to save us.
We look for light to come to us,
but everything is dark.
We need some light in our lives,
but all we have is
we touch the wall to find our way.
It seems that we have no eyes to see with.
Even at midday, we
as if it was dark.
We are like dead people
who live among strong people.
We make sad noises, like
We are waiting for God to bring justice to us,
but nothing is happening.
We look for his
but it is still far away.
We know about the wrong things that we have done.
We agree that our
We have refused to obey him.
We have chosen to be cruel to other people,
and we have turned against the
We think about the
and we use them to
Nobody tries to do what is right.
There is no place for
Honest people have to leave.
If anyone tries to stop doing
other people will attack him.
The Lord comes to save his people
The Lord saw how his people were living.
He saw that there was no
It made him very sad.
and he was very
So he used his own
Because he had to do what was right,
he made his people safe.
like a soldier who always puts on his
His power to save people
is like the
He is angry against people who do
and he works hard to
That is like the clothes that he wears.
for the bad things that they have done.
He will be very angry with them.
He will punish all his enemies,
even those who live in lands far away.
And people who live in the east
will see how great he is.
The Lord will attack them like a fast river.
He will blow them away with a strong wind.
He will come to save Jacob's people
who turn away from their
That is what the Lord says.