"Yet think of all I did for my people! I destroyed the Amorites before my people arrived in the land. The Amorites were as tall as cedar trees and strong as oaks, but I destroyed their fruit and dug out their roots.
It was I who rescued you from Egypt and led you through the desert for forty years so you could possess the land of the Amorites.
I chose some of your sons to be prophets and others to be Nazirites. Can you deny this, my people of Israel?" asks the LORD.
"But you caused the Nazirites to sin by making them drink your wine, and you said to my prophets, 'Shut up!'
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