Bible: Isa. 5:21-25; 33:11-12
5:21 Those who think they are wise are as good as dead, 1
those who think they possess understanding. 2
who display great courage when mixing strong drinks.
5:23 They pronounce the guilty innocent for a payoff,
they ignore the just cause of the innocent. 5
5:24 Therefore, as flaming fire 6 devours straw,
and dry grass disintegrates in the flames,
so their root will rot,
and their flower will blow away like dust. 7
For they have rejected the law of the
5:25 So the
he lifts 11 his hand and strikes them.
The mountains shake,
and corpses lie like manure 12 in the middle of the streets.
Despite all this, his anger does not subside,
and his hand is ready to strike again. 13