Listen to this message that the LORD has spoken against you, O people of Israel and Judah -- the entire family I rescued from Egypt:
"From among all the families on the earth, I chose you alone. That is why I must punish you for all your sins."
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)