15 Today you repented and did what pleased me, each of you proclaiming freedom for his neighbor. You made a covenant before me(A) at the house that bears my name.(B) 16 But you have changed your minds(C) and profaned my name.(D) Each has taken back his male and female slaves who had been let go free to go wherever they wanted, and you have again forced them to be your slaves.

17 “Therefore, this is what the Lord says: You have not obeyed me by proclaiming freedom, each for his fellow Hebrew and for his neighbor.(E) I hereby proclaim freedom for you(F)—this is the Lord’s declaration—to the sword, to plague, and to famine! I will make you a horror to all the earth’s kingdoms.(G)

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