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Desolation shall the wantonness of Israel


6:1 Woe to those that are at ease in Zion, and those secure in the mountain of Samaria, which are called the foremost of the nations, and the house of Israel is among them!
6:2 Y’all cross over to Calneh and see; and
y’all go from there to the great Hamath : then go down to Gath of the Philistinesפְּלִשְׁתִּים
romanized: Pəlīštīm; Koine Greek (LXX): Φυλιστιείμ, romanized: Phulistieím) were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan during the Iron Age. For more info click here
: [Are they] better than these kingdoms? Is their border greater than your border?
6:3 Y’all who spurn the evil day, and while you convene sessions of injustice;
6:4 who lie on ivory couches, and stretch outon their beds, eatting the lambs out of the flock, and the bull calves out of the inside the stall;
6:5 That sing along the lute, and invent
instruments of song for themselves , like David(/ˈdeɪvɪd/; Biblical Hebrew: דָּוִד‎, romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”)Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE.;
6:6 Who drink wine in bowls, and they anoint with the best of oils: but they aren’t pained by the destruction of Josephיוֹסֵף
Yosef Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away. For more info click here
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6:7 So now shall they go into exile with the first of the exiles, and the feast of the arrogant will cease .
6:8 Adonaiאֲדֹנָי
Hebrew pronunciation: [ʾăḏōnāy], lit. transl. My Lords, Pluralis majestatis taken as singular) is the possessive form of adon (“Lord”), along with the first-person singular pronoun enclitic. As with Elohim, Adonai’s grammatical form is usually explained as a plural of majesty.For more info click here
YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has sworn by Himself, says Adonaiאֲדֹנָי
Hebrew pronunciation: [ʾăḏōnāy], lit. transl. My Lords, Pluralis majestatis taken as singular) is the possessive form of adon (“Lord”), along with the first-person singular pronoun enclitic. As with Elohim, Adonai’s grammatical form is usually explained as a plural of majesty.For more info click here
YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
the El Hai Tzevaothאֱלֹהֵי־צְבָאוֹת
“Living El” (EL=God Hai= life or living) Of Hosts tsâbâʼ, tsaw-baw’ = Armies, Legions
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, I hate the pride of Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
, and detest his palaces: so will I shut up the city and its inhabitants.
6:9 And it shall so happen, if there remain ten men in one house, then they shall die.
6:10 And his kinsman shall lift him up, and he that burns him, to bring out the bones from the house, and [he] shall say to that [one] at the far end of the house, Are there [any] still with you? and he shall say, No. Then shall he say, Hold your tongue: for no one shall mention of the name of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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6:11 For, see, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
commands, and He will shatter the large house into pieces, and the small house into chips.
6:12 Do horses run on a rock? can one plow [there] with cattle? for y’all have turned justice into hemlock, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood:
6:13 Y’all rejoicing over nothing, [you] who say, Haven’t we taken power for ourselves with our own strength?
6:14 But, look, I will raise
a nation up against you, O house of Israel, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
the El Hai Tzevaothאֱלֹהֵי־צְבָאוֹת
“Living El” (EL=God Hai= life or living) Of Hosts tsâbâʼ, tsaw-baw’ = Armies
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; and they shall oppress you from the entrance of Hemath to the Arabah Brook.

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