21 And Elijah came to all the people, and said, (A)“How long will you falter between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, (B)follow him.” But the people answered him not a word.

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God’s Charge Against Israel

Hear the word of the Lord,
You children of Israel,
For the Lord brings a (A)charge[a] against the inhabitants of the land:

“There is no truth or mercy
Or (B)knowledge of God in the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 4:1 A legal complaint

By swearing and lying,
Killing and stealing and committing adultery,
They break all restraint,
With bloodshed [a]upon bloodshed.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 4:2 Lit. touching

Those (A)who worship the host of heaven on the housetops;
Those who worship and swear oaths by the Lord,
But who also swear (B)by [a]Milcom;

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Footnotes

  1. Zephaniah 1:5 Or Malcam, an Ammonite god, 1 Kin. 11:5; Jer. 49:1; Molech, Lev. 18:21