Da Israel Peopo, Dey Hard Head
481You Jacob ohana peopo,
Lissen wat I goin tell you guys.
You guys get da Israel name too, from yoa ancesta,
An you Jerusalem peopo all come from Judah.
Wen you guys make strong promise,
You use Yahweh name.
You tell da God Israel wen pray to
Fo make shua you do wat you wen promise.
Still yet, you guys no mean wat you tell,
An you no do wass right.
2You guys tell dat you come
From Jerusalem, da town dat stay spesho fo God,
An dat you guys trus da God fo da Israel peopo --
His name, Yahweh,
Da God Ova All Da Armies.

3Yahweh tell:
“Long time befo, I wen tell
All da firs tings dat goin happen.
I wen make shua peopo hear bout um.
Den, wen I stay ready,
Right den an dea I do um,
An da tings I wen tell, happen.
4Cuz I know you guys get hard head.
Yoa neck jalike iron
An yoa forehead jalike bronze metal.
5Az why I wen tell you guys all dis stuff
Long time ago, befo dey happen.
I wen make shua you guys hear um,
So den you guys no can tell,
‘Az was my idol kine god, dat do um,
My wood kine god an my metal kine god,
Dey da one say fo make um happen!’
6You guys wen hear all dis stuff.
Look, an tink bout um!
Why you guys no tell, az true, dat?!

An from now, I goin tell you guys new kine stuff,
Secret kine tings dat you neva know befo.
7I wen make dem jus now,
No long time befo.
You guys neva hear bout dem befo today,
So you guys no can tell,
‘Yeah, I know bout all dat stuff awready.’
8You guys neva hear o know
Bout wat I say goin happen.
From long time ago you no like lissen.

But I know dis fo shua --
No can trus you guys fo notting.
Erybody know, you guys stay go agains me
From da time you born.
9Cuz I like peopo know wat kine God me,
An I like dem tell good tings bout me,
I goin wait an no come huhu yet.
I goin hold back
An no cut you guys off from me.
10An you know wat I stay do to you?!
I stay take out da junk kine stuff inside you.
But I no goin melt you guys
Inside one real hot fire
Jalike peopo melt silva metal
Fo take out da junks.
Me, I make you guys suffa plenny.
Az how I check out you guys
An make shua you come okay inside.
11I do all dis cuz a who me,
Cuz no way I goin let peopo ack
Like I not good an spesho.
I da Awesome One,
An I no goin let nobody tink
Dat one nodda god can do wat I do.”
God Get Da Israel Peopo Outa Trouble
12“You Jacob peopo from da Israel ohana,
Lissen wat I tell you guys.
You da guys I wen call
Fo come my peopo.
I da One dass God fo real kine.
I da One from da start,
An mo den dat, I goin be da las.
13Wit my powa an my own hand,
I wen make da foundation fo da earth
An spread out da sky an eryting inside dea.
Weneva I call da earth an da sky,
Dey all stand up.

14“All you peopos, come togedda an lissen!
Wat idol kine god
Wen tell bout dis stuff dat goin happen?!
No mo!
Me, Yahweh, I wen pick my friend Cyrus.
He goin do eryting I like him do
Agains da Babylon peopo.
15Me, I da One wen tell dis,
An I wen call Cyrus awready.
I make him go Babylon side,
An he goin be da winna ova dea.
16Come nea me, you guys,
An lissen to dis.
From da first ting I tell, till now,
I neva talk secret kine.
Wen da ting happen, I stay dea.”

An now, my boss Yahweh
Send me, Isaiah, fo tell dis,
An he send his Spirit too.

17Dis one spesho message from Yahweh.
Him, da One dat pay da price
Fo get you guys outa trouble.
He God, da Spesho One fo da Israel peopo.
Dis wat Yahweh tell:
“I Yahweh, yoa God.
I da One stay teach you guys
Wat da bestes kine stuff fo you.
I stay show you guys da way fo go.
18I wen like fo you guys lissen
Wat I tell you guys fo do befo,
But you no like lissen!
I wen like fo eryting go okay fo you guys,
Jalike one river dat no make noise
An stay full all da time,
But you not okay!
I wen like fo you guys get um right wit me,
Jalike da wave dat come in from da ocean all da time,
But you no get um right!
19I wen like fo yoa kids come plenny
Jalike da sand on top da beach
Dat no mo nobody can count,
But dey no goin come plenny!
I wen like fo dem no wipe out eva
An cut off from me,
But now, dey goin wipe out!”
Dass wat Yahweh tell.

20“Get outa Babylon town!
Run away from da Babylon guys!
Make big noise an dance an sing
Cuz you stay feel good inside!
Make da peopo hear dis
All da way to da mos far place on top da earth!
Tell dis: “Yahweh pay da price awready
Fo get his worka guys, da Jacob ohana, outa trouble.”
21Da time Yahweh take oua peopo
Thru all da dry places,
Dey neva come thirsty.
He make da watta come outa da big rock fo dem.
He broke da rock, an da watta pour out.

22Yahweh tell dis:
“Da peopo dat do bad kine stuff,
Dey no goin res!”
Da Guy Dat Work Fo Da Boss