1 How wretched I am, a harvester in summer time, like a gleaner at the vintage: not a single cluster to eat, none of those early figs I love!
Hos 9:10 Isa 24:13 Isa 28:4 Isa 17:6 Isa 6:5 Isa 24:16 Jer 4:31
2 The faithful have vanished from the land: there is no one honest left. All of them are on the alert for blood, every man hunting his brother with a net.
Ps 12:1 Isa 57:1 Jer 5:26 Isa 59:7 Ps 14:1-3 Prov 1:11 1Sam 24:11
3 Their hands are adept at wrong-doing: the official makes his demands, the judge gives judgement for a bribe, the man in power pronounces as he pleases.
Mic 3:11 Amos 5:12 Jer 8:10 Prov 4:16-17 1Cor 4:5 1Kgs 21:9-14 Ezek 22:6
4 The best of them is like a briar, the most honest of them like a thorn-hedge. Now from the north their punishment approaches! That will be when they are confounded!
Isa 22:5 Ezek 2:6 2Sam 23:6-7 Isa 10:3 Amos 8:2 Ezek 12:23-24 Heb 6:8
5 Trust no neighbour, put no confidence in a friend; do not open your mouth to the wife who shares your bed.
Jer 9:4 Ps 118:8-9 Job 6:14-15 Judg 16:5-20 Matt 10:16
6 For son insults father, daughter rebels against mother, daughter-in-law against mother-in-law; a person's enemies come from within the household itself.
Matt 10:35-36 Luke 12:53 Matt 10:21 Ezek 22:7 John 13:18 2Sam 15:10-12 2Sam 16:11
7 But I shall look to Yahweh, my hope is in the God who will save me; my God will hear me.
1John 5:14-15 Isa 25:9 Ps 25:5 Hab 3:17-19 Isa 12:2 Lam 3:25-26 Ps 37:7
8 Do not gloat over me, my enemy: though I have fallen, I shall rise; though I live in darkness, Yahweh is my light.
Ps 112:4 Isa 9:2 John 8:12 Ps 27:1 Ps 107:10-15 2Cor 4:6 Ps 84:11
9 I must endure Yahweh's anger for I have sinned against him, until he takes up my cause and rights my wrongs; he will bring me out into the light, and then I shall contemplate his saving justice.
Ps 37:6 1Sam 24:15 1Cor 4:5 2Thess 1:5-10 1Sam 3:18 1Sam 25:39 1Sam 26:10
10 When my enemy sees this, she will be covered with shame, having sneered, 'Where is Yahweh your God?' This time, I shall be watching as she is trampled underfoot like mud in the streets.
Zech 10:5 Joel 2:17 2Sam 22:43 Mic 4:11 Ps 18:42 Ps 35:26 Ps 42:10
11 That will be the day for rebuilding your walls! The day for expanding your frontiers!
Amos 9:11-15 Dan 9:25 Ezra 4:12-24 Isa 54:11 Neh 2:8 Neh 2:17 Neh 3:1-16
12 The day when others come to you all the way from Assyria, from Egypt, from Tyre and all the way from the Euphrates, from sea to sea, from the mountains to the mountains!
Isa 19:23-25 Hos 11:11 Isa 11:16 Ezek 29:21 Ezek 37:21 Isa 27:12-13 Isa 43:6
13 The earth will become a desert by reason of its inhabitants, in return for what they have done.
Isa 3:10-11 Jer 25:11 Dan 4:26-27 Gal 6:7-8 Isa 6:11-13 Isa 24:3-8 Jer 17:10
14 With shepherd's crook lead your people to pasture, the flock that is your heritage, living confined in a forest with meadow land all round. Let them graze in Bashan and Gilead as in the days of old!
Mic 5:4 Amos 9:11 Isa 40:11 Isa 49:10 Jer 50:19-20 Ps 23:1-4 Ps 28:9
15 As in the days when you came out of Egypt, grant us to see wonders!
Isa 11:16 Exod 3:20 Isa 51:9 Isa 63:11-15 Jer 23:7-8 Ps 68:22 Ps 78:12-72
16 The nations will see and be confounded in spite of all their power; they will put their hands over their mouths, their ears will be deafened.
Isa 26:11 Isa 52:15 Job 29:9-10 Job 40:4 Ezek 38:23 Ezek 39:17-21 Isa 66:18
17 They will lick the dust like snakes, like reptiles that crawl on the earth. They will creep trembling out of their lairs, in terror before you.
Isa 49:23 Ps 72:9 Ps 18:45 1Sam 14:11 Exod 15:14-16 Gen 3:14-15 Isa 2:19-21
18 What god can compare with you for pardoning guilt and for overlooking crime? He does not harbour anger for ever, since he delights in showing faithful love.
Isa 43:25 Jer 50:20 Acts 13:38-39 Jer 32:41 Exod 15:11 Mic 2:12 Ps 103:8-9
19 Once more have pity on us, tread down our faults; throw all our sins to the bottom of the sea.
Isa 38:17 Jer 50:20 Rom 6:14 Hos 14:4 Isa 43:25 Isa 63:15-17 Jer 31:34
20 Grant Jacob your faithfulness, and Abraham your faithful love, as you swore to our ancestors from the days of long ago.
Gen 28:13-14 Luke 1:72-74 Acts 3:25-26 Deut 7:8 Gen 12:2-3 Gen 17:7-8 Gen 22:16-18