12 As for My people, children are their oppressors,
And women rule over them.
O My people! (A)Those who lead you [a]cause you to err,
And destroy the way of your paths.”

Oppression and Luxury Condemned

13 The Lord stands up (B)to [b]plead,
And stands to judge the people.
14 The Lord will enter into judgment
With the elders of His people
And His princes:
“For you have [c]eaten up (C)the vineyard;
The plunder of the poor is in your houses.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 3:12 lead you astray
  2. Isaiah 3:13 contend, plead His case
  3. Isaiah 3:14 burned