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Unformatted text preview: devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds!
when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the
power of their hand. 2:2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and
take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and
his heritage. 2:3 Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, against this family do I
devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks; neither
shall ye go haughtily: for this time is evil. 2:4 In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament
with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath
changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me!
turning away he hath divided our fields. 2:5 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in
the congregation of the LORD. 2:6 Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not
prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame. 2:7 O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the
LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him
that walketh uprightly? 2:8 Even of late my people is risen up as an
enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pa...
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- Spring '08
- Computer Science