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God’s judgements against oppression


2:1 Woe to those who plain wickedness, and scheme evil on their beds! In the morning light, they practice it, because there is power in their hand.
2:2 And they covet fields, and seize [them] by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they defraud a man and his household, even a man and his heritage.
2:3 So 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
; See, I [am] planning an evil against this family, from which ya’ll won’t remove your necks; y’all won’t walk erect: because this will be a
bad time.
2:4 On that day he will recite a parable about you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly plundered: He has exchanged the share of my people. How has He removed it from me! turning away He has divided our fields.
2:5 So there won’t be for you one throwing [the surveyor’s] line by lot in the congregation 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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2:6 Don’t ya’ll prophesy, they prophesy, they won’t prophesy to these, that they won’t take shame.

Condemnation of injustice


2:7 O house of Jacob should it be said, has 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
become short spirited? Are these His deeds? Don’t My words do good to him that walks uprightly?
2:8 Yesterday My people rose up like an enemy [to their friends] for the sake garment a mantle, you would strip them, [making] innocent passersby like men returning from war.
2:9 The wives of My people have ya’ll thrown out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ya’ll removed My glory forever.
2:10 Y’all get up, and leave; because this isn’t your rest: because it is defiled, it will destroy you absolutely.
2:11 If a man walks around, misleading with wind and lies, [saying], I will prophesy to you for wine and or strong drink; he would be an [approved] prophet of this people!

Promise of Jacob’s restoration


2:12 I will surely gather
all of you, O Jacob, I will surely assemble the remnant of Israel; I will put them together like the sheep in a fold, like a herd in the middle of the pasture: they will make noise because of the men.
2:13 The one who breaks out and pass through: they will go out through the gates: and their king will pass in front of them, and 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
at their head.

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