19 It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him.
20 Will not the day of the LORD be darkness, not light— pitch-dark, without a ray of brightness?
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21 “I hate, I despise your religious festivals; your assemblies are a stench to me.
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22 Even though you bring me burnt offerings and grain offerings, I will not accept them. Though you bring choice fellowship offerings, I will have no regard for them.
23 Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps.
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24 But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!
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25 “Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings forty years in the wilderness, people of Israel?
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26 You have lifted up the shrine of your king, the pedestal of your idols, the star of your goda — which you made for yourselves.
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    • o 5:26 - Or "lifted up Sakkuth your king" / "and Kaiwan your idols," / "your star-gods" ; Septuagint "lifted up the shrine of Molek" / "and the star of your god Rephan," / "their idols"
      27 Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus,” says the LORD, whose name is God Almighty.