1 Now listen to what Yahweh says: 'Stand up, state your case to the mountains and let the hills hear what you have to say!'
Jer 22:29 Deut 32:1 Mic 1:2 Ezek 36:1 Ps 50:4 Mic 1:4 Ezek 36:8
2 Listen, mountains, to the case as Yahweh puts it, give ear, you foundations of the earth, for Yahweh has a case against his people and he will argue it with Israel.
Hos 4:1 Hos 12:2 Isa 1:18 2Sam 22:16 Ps 104:5 2Sam 22:8 Deut 32:22
3 'My people, what have I done to you, how have I made you tired of me? Answer me!
Jer 2:5 Isa 43:22-23 Ps 81:13 Jer 2:31 Ps 50:7 Mic 6:5 Ps 51:4
4 For I brought you up from Egypt, I ransomed you from the place of slave-labour and sent Moses, Aaron and Miriam to lead you.
Deut 7:8 Exod 12:51 2Sam 7:23 Amos 2:10 Exod 20:2 Num 12:1 Acts 7:36
5 My people, please remember: what was Balak king of Moab's plan and how did Balaam son of Beor answer him? . . . from Shittim to Gilgal, for you to know Yahweh's saving justice.
Num 25:1 Josh 5:9-10 Judg 5:11 Josh 4:19 1John 1:9 1Sam 12:7 2Pet 2:15
6 'With what shall I enter Yahweh's presence and bow down before God All-high? Shall I enter with burnt offerings, with calves one year old?
Rom 10:2-3 2Sam 21:3 Acts 2:37 Acts 16:17 Acts 16:30 Dan 3:26 Dan 4:9
7 Will he be pleased with rams by the thousand, with ten thousand streams of oil? Shall I offer my eldest son for my wrong-doing, the child of my own body for my sin?
2Kgs 16:3 1Sam 15:22 Ps 50:9 2Kgs 21:6 2Kgs 23:10 Isa 40:16 Jer 7:31
8 'You have already been told what is right and what Yahweh wants of you. Only this, to do what is right, to love loyalty and to walk humbly with your God.'
Deut 10:12-13 Jer 22:3 Prov 21:3 Col 3:12 1Sam 15:22 Hos 6:6 Isa 66:2
9 Yahweh's voice! He thunders to the city, 'Listen, tribe of assembled citizens!
Zeph 3:2 Isa 10:5-6 Isa 30:27 Rev 3:19 Amos 2:5 Amos 3:8-15 Amos 4:6-12
10 Can I overlook the false measure, that abomination, the short bushel?
Amos 3:10 Amos 8:5-6 Jer 5:26-27 2Kgs 5:23-24 Deut 25:13-16 Ezek 45:9-12 Hab 2:5-11
11 Can I connive at rigged scales and at the bag of fraudulent weights?
Hos 12:7 Lev 19:36 Prov 16:11
12 For the rich there are steeped in violence, and the citizens there are habitual liars.
Hos 7:13 Isa 1:23 Jer 9:8 Isa 3:8 Isa 5:7 Jer 9:2-6 Mic 2:1-2
13 'I myself have therefore begun to strike you down, to bring you to ruin for your sins.
Acts 12:23 Deut 28:21-22 Hos 5:9 Hos 13:16 Isa 1:5-7 Isa 6:11 Jer 14:18
14 You will eat but not be satisfied; you will store up but never keep safe; what you do keep safe I shall hand over to the sword;
Hos 4:10 Lev 26:26 Amos 2:14-16 Amos 9:1-4 Deut 32:22-25 Ezek 4:16-17 Ezek 5:12
15 you will sow but will not reap, press the olive but will not rub yourself with oil, tread the grape but will not drink the wine.
Zeph 1:13 Amos 5:11 Jer 12:13 Deut 28:38-40 Hag 1:6 Lev 26:20 Isa 62:8-9
16 'For you keep the laws of Omri; what the House of Ahab did, you have done; by modelling yourselves on their standards, you force me to make an appalling example of you and reduce your citizens to a laughing-stock; hence you will endure the scorn of other people.'
Jer 51:51 Jer 7:24 1Kgs 16:25-33 1Kgs 21:25-26 Isa 25:8 Jer 19:8 Ps 44:13