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12 What Israel does is as useless as chasing the wind,
    as dangerous as being in a windstorm.
They tell more and more lies
    and do more and more violence.
They make agreements with Assyria,
    and they send a gift of olive oil to Egypt.
The Lord also has some things against Judah.
    He will punish Israel for what they have done.
    He will give them what they deserve.
Their ancestor Jacob held on to his brother’s heel
    while the two of them were being born.
When Jacob grew to be a man,
    he wrestled with God.

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