If, whenevilcomethupon us, as the sword, judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we stand before this house, and in thy presence, (for thy name is in this house,) and cry unto thee in our affliction, then thou wilt hear and help.
¶ Therefore shall evilcomeupon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall comeupon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
And they came in, and possessed it; but they
obeyed not thy voice, neither walked in thy law; they have done nothing
of all that thou commandedst them to do: therefore thou hast caused all
this evil to comeupon them:
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for
hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the Lord, and say, Is not the Lord among us? none evil can comeupon us.
For if this people had not fallen into transgression the Lord would not have suffered that this great evil should comeupon
them. But behold, they would not hearken unto his words; but there
arose contentions among them, even so much that they did shed blood
Now when the queen saw the fear of the servants she also began to fear exceedingly, lest there should some evilcomeupon her. And she commanded her servants that they should go and call the people, that they might slay Aaron and his brethren.