And on garments seized as pledges they stretch out beside every altar, And in
the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.
'Yet it was I who destroyed the Amorite before them, Though his height was
like the height of cedars And he was as
strong as the oaks; I also destroyed his fruit above and his roots below.
And it was I who brought you up from the land of Egypt, And led you in the wilderness for forty years So that you might take possession of the land of the Amorite.
Then I raised up some of your sons to be prophets, And some of your young men to be Nazirites. Is this not so, you sons of Israel?' declares the LORD.
'But you made the Nazirites drink wine, And you commanded the prophets, saying, ‘You shall not prophesy!’