Hear now what the LORD is saying, 'Arise, plead your case before the mountains, And let the hills hear your voice.
Listen, you mountains, to the indictment by the LORD, And you enduring foundations of the earth, Because the LORD has a case against His people; And He will dispute with Israel.
My people, what have I done to you, And how have I wearied you? Answer Me.
Indeed, I brought you up from the land of Egypt, I redeemed you from the house of slavery, And I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
My people, remember now What Balak king of Moab planned And what Balaam son of Beor answered him, And what happened
from Shittim to Gilgal, So that you might know the righteous acts of the LORD.'
With what shall I come to the LORD And
bow myself before the God on high? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, With yearling calves?
Does the LORD take pleasure in thousands of rams, In ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give Him
my firstborn for
my wrongdoings, The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
He has told you, mortal one, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?
The voice of the LORD will call to the city— And it is sound wisdom to fear Your name: 'Hear, you tribe. Who has designated its time?
Is there still a person in
the wicked house, Along with
treasures of wickedness, And a short measure that is