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Moneylenders oppress my people, and their creditors cheat them. My people, your leaders are misleading you, so that you do not know which way to turn.
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As for my people, their oppressors have stripped them, and women have ruled over them. O my people, they that call thee blessed, the same deceive thee, and destroy the way of thy steps.
Isaiah 3:4 And I will give children to be their princes, and the effeminate shall rule over them.
2 Kings 11:1 Now Athalia, the mother of Ochozias, seeing that her son was dead, arose and slew all the royal seed.
Nahum 3:13 Behold thy people in the midst of thee are women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide open to thy enemies, the fire shall devour thy bars.
Isaiah 9:15 The aged and honourable, he is the head: and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
Numbers 6:23-27 Say to Aaron and his sons: Thus shall you bless the children of Israel, and you shall say to them: . . .
Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?
Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both fall into the pit.
Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.
ContextA Judgment Against Judah
…11Woe to the wicked unto evil: for the reward of his hands shall be given him. 12As for my people, their oppressors have stripped them, and women have ruled over them. O my people, they that call thee blessed, the same deceive thee, and destroy the way of thy steps.13The Lord standeth up to judge, and he standeth to judge the people.…
They have destroyed my ways, they have lain in wait against me, and they have prevailed, and there was none to help.
A prince void of prudence shall oppress many by calumny: but he that hateth covetousness, shall prolong his days.
Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and when the princes eat in the morning.
And I will give children to be their princes, and the effeminate shall rule over them.
And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.
The Lord hath mingled in the midst thereof the spirit of giddiness: and they have caused Egypt to err in all its works, as a drunken man staggereth and vomiteth.
Wherefore hear the word of the Lord, ye scornful men, who rule over my people that is in Jerusalem.
For you have said: We have entered into a league with death, and we have made a covenant with hell. When the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come upon us: for we have placed our hope in lies, and by falsehood we are protected.
Thus saith thy Sovereign the Lord, and thy God, who will fight for his people: Behold I have taken out of thy hand the cup of dead sleep, the dregs of the cup of my indignation, thou shalt not drink it again any more.
Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.
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