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1 Listen now, you rich, weep and howl at your miseries which are coming upon you!
1 Come now, ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you.
1 O YOU rich men, weep and howl for the miseries which shall come upon you!
2 Your riches have decayed, and your garments have become moth-eaten.
2 Your riches are destroyed and rotted, and your garments are moth-eaten.
3 Your gold and silver have become corroded, and their poison will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days.
3 Your gold and your silver are rusted; and their rust shall be for a testimony against you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye have laid up your treasure in the last days.
3 Your gold and silver are tarnished, and the rust of them will be a testimony against you, and shall eat your flesh. The treasures which you have heaped together will be as fire to you for the last days.
4 Indeed, the wages of the laborers who reaped your fields, which were kept back by you, cry out, and the cries of the reapers have entered into the ears of YHWH of Hosts.
4 Behold, the hire of the laborers who mowed your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth out: and the cries of them that reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
4 Consider the pay of the workers who reaped your fields: it has been misappropriated by you; it cries out. And their cry has entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.
5 You lived luxuriously upon the earth and you lived riotously, you nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
5 Ye have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure; ye have nourished your hearts in a day of slaughter.
6 You have condemned; you have murdered the just[. ]He does not resist you.
6 Ye have condemned, ye have killed the righteous [one]; he doth not resist you.
6 You led away and killed the Just One, and he did not resist you.