2 “This is a requirement of the law that the Lord has commanded: Tell the Israelites to bring you a red heifer(A) without defect or blemish(B) and that has never been under a yoke.(C)
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3 Then the elders of the town nearest the body shall take a heifer that has never been worked and has never worn a yoke(A)
16 The Israelites are stubborn,(A) like a stubborn heifer.(B)How then can the Lord pasture them like lambs(C) in a meadow?
4 Hear this word, you cows of Bashan(A) on Mount Samaria,(B) you women who oppress the poor(C) and crush the needy(D) and say to your husbands,(E) “Bring us some drinks!(F)”