8-9 “Jerusalem’s on its last legs.
    Judah is soon down for the count.
Everything people say and do
    is at cross-purposes with God,
    a slap in my face.
Brazen in their depravity,
    they flaunt their sins like degenerate Sodom.
Doom to their eternal souls! They’ve made their bed;
    now they’ll sleep in it.

10-11 “Reassure the righteous
    that their good living will pay off.
But doom to the wicked! Disaster!
    Everything they did will be done to them.

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Jerusalem staggers,
    Judah is falling;(A)
their words(B) and deeds(C) are against the Lord,
    defying(D) his glorious presence.
The look on their faces testifies(E) against them;
    they parade their sin like Sodom;(F)
    they do not hide it.
Woe to them!
    They have brought disaster(G) upon themselves.

10 Tell the righteous it will be well(H) with them,
    for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.(I)

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