And they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and in the house of their G-d they drink the wine of them that have been fined.
Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots from beneath.
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt, and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorites.
And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazirites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith HaShem.
But ye gave the Nazirites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying: 'Prophesy not.'
Behold, I will make it creak under you, as a cart creaketh that is full of sheaves.
And flight shall fail the swift, and the strong shall not exert his strength, neither shall the mighty deliver himself;
Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself; neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself;
And he that is courageous among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith HaShem.