A. (26) As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets, (27) Saying to a stock, Thou art my father; and to a stone, Thou hast brought me forth: for they have turned their back unto me, and not their face:
B. but in the time of their trouble they will say,
C. Arise, and save us.
D.(28) But where are thy gods that thou hast made thee?
C’. let them arise, if they can save thee
B’. in the time of thy trouble:
A’. for according to the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.