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The Lord Accuses Israel of Sin

Listen, heaven, and pay attention, earth!
    Yahweh has spoken,
        “I raised my children and helped them grow,
            but they have rebelled against me.
Oxen know their owners,
    and donkeys know where their masters feed them.
    But Israel doesn’t know its owner.
    My people don’t understand who feeds them.

“How horrible it will be for a nation that sins.
    Its people are loaded down with guilt.
        They are descendants of evildoers
            and destructive children.
    They have abandoned Yahweh.
    They have despised Qedosh Yisrael.
    They have turned their backs on him.

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