17 “‘As for you, my flock, this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will judge between one sheep and another, and between rams and goats.(A) 18 Is it not enough(B) for you to feed on the good pasture? Must you also trample the rest of your pasture with your feet?(C) Is it not enough for you to drink clear water? Must you also muddy the rest with your feet? 19 Must my flock feed on what you have trampled and drink what you have muddied with your feet?

20 “‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says to them: See, I myself will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.(D) 21 Because you shove with flank and shoulder, butting all the weak sheep with your horns(E) until you have driven them away, 22 I will save my flock, and they will no longer be plundered. I will judge between one sheep and another.(F)

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“For I will give the command,
    and I will shake the people of Israel
    among all the nations
as grain(A) is shaken in a sieve,(B)
    and not a pebble will reach the ground.(C)
10 All the sinners among my people
    will die by the sword,(D)
all those who say,
    ‘Disaster will not overtake or meet us.’(E)

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