“This is your destiny, the portion [of judgment] measured to you From Me,” says the Lord, “Because you have forgotten Me And trusted in [pagan] lies [the counterfeit gods, and the pretense of alliance].”
This is ·what will happen to you [L your lot]; ·this is your part in my plans [L the portion decreed for you],” says the Lord. “Because you forgot me and ·trusted [had confidence] in ·false gods [falsehood; lies],
Because you have put me out of your mind and put your trust in false gods, I will scatter you as chaff is scattered by the fierce winds off the desert. This then is your allotment, that which is due you, which I have measured out especially for you.
“I’ll blow these people away— like wind-blown leaves. You have it coming to you. I’ve measured it out precisely.” God’s Decree. “It’s because you forgot me and embraced the Big Lie, that so-called god Baal. I’m the one who will rip off your clothes, expose and shame you before the watching world. Your obsessions with gods, gods, and more gods, your goddess affairs, your god-adulteries. Gods on the hills, gods in the fields— every time I look you’re off with another god. O Jerusalem, what a sordid life! Is there any hope for you!”
This is thy lot, and the part of thy measure of me, saith the Lord; for thou forgettedest me, and trustedest in a leasing. (This is thy lot, and the portion of thy measure from me, saith the Lord; for thou hast forgotten me, and hast trusted in lies.)
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