20 Woe(A) to those who call evil good(B)
    and good evil,(C)
who put darkness for light
    and light for darkness,(D)
who put bitter for sweet
    and sweet for bitter.(E)

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20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

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20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness;
Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

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15 Hate evil,(A) love good;(B)
    maintain justice in the courts.(C)
Perhaps(D) the Lord God Almighty will have mercy(E)
    on the remnant(F) of Joseph.

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15 Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the Lord God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph.

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15 (A)Hate evil, love good;
Establish justice in the gate.
(B)It may be that the Lord God of hosts
Will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

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Breaking Covenant Through Injustice

17 You have wearied(A) the Lord with your words.

“How have we wearied him?” you ask.(B)

By saying, “All who do evil are good in the eyes of the Lord, and he is pleased(C) with them” or “Where is the God of justice?(D)

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17 Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?

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17 (A)You have wearied the Lord with your words;
Yet you say,
“In what way have we wearied Him?
In that you say,
(B)“Everyone who does evil
Is good in the sight of the Lord,
And He delights in them,”
Or, “Where is the God of justice?”

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18 And you will again see the distinction between the righteous(A) and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not.(B)

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18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.

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18 (A)Then you shall again discern
Between the righteous and the wicked,
Between one who serves God
And one who does not serve Him.

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