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21 How long must I see the battle raging
    and hear the blasts of trumpets?
22 The Lord says, “My people are stupid;
    they don't know me.
They are like foolish children;
    they have no understanding.
They are experts at doing what is evil,
    but failures at doing what is good.”

Jeremiah's Vision of the Coming Destruction

23 I looked at the earth—it was a barren waste;
    at the sky—there was no light.

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21 How long must I see the battle standard(A)
    and hear the sound of the trumpet?(B)

22 “My people are fools;(C)
    they do not know me.(D)
They are senseless children;
    they have no understanding.(E)
They are skilled in doing evil;(F)
    they know not how to do good.”(G)

23 I looked at the earth,
    and it was formless and empty;(H)
and at the heavens,
    and their light(I) was gone.

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