13 you who rejoice over Lo-debar(A)
and say, “Didn’t we capture Karnaim
for ourselves by our own strength?” (B)
14 But look, I am raising up a nation
against you, house of Israel(C)
this is the declaration of the Lord,
the God of Armies—
and they will oppress you
from the entrance of Hamath[a](D)
to the Brook of the Arabah.[b]

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  1. 6:14 Or from Lebo-hamath
  2. 6:14 Probably the Valley of Zared at the southeast end of the Dead Sea
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