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They want fields, so they take them;
    they want houses, so they take them away.
They cheat people to get their houses;
    they rob them even of their property.

That is why the Lord says:

“Look, I am planning trouble against such people,
    and you won’t be able to save yourselves.
You will no longer walk proudly,
    because it will be a terrible time.
At that time people will make fun of you
    and sing this sad song about you:
‘We are completely ruined;
    the Lord has taken away my people’s land.
Yes, he has taken it away from me
    and divided our fields among our enemies!’”

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