They did not ask, 'Where is the LORD, who brought us up out of Egypt1 and led us through the barren wilderness, through a land of deserts2 and rifts,3 a land of drought and darkness,a a land where no one travels4 and no one lives?'
I brought you into a fertile land to eat its fruit and rich produce.5 But you came and defiled my land and made my inheritance detestable.68
The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' Those who deal with the law did not know me;7 the leaders8 rebelled against me. The prophets prophesied by Baal,9 following worthless idols.10