- Sum up in one or two words each of the evils against which the five ‘woes’ of these verses are pronounced.
Are these evils found in the world today?
What can those who commit them expect?
- In contrast to verses 18, 19, ponder the promise of verse 14 and the command of verse 20.
How were these, a warning to the plunderer, and a comfort to the plundered?
What response should they inspire in us? Cf. Ps. 73:16-26.