Ezekiel 22:6-16 NIV

6 " 'See how each of the princes of Israel who are in you uses his power to shed blood.1

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7 In you they have treated father and mother with contempt;2 in you they have oppressed the alien3 and mistreated the fatherless and the widow.4

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8 You have despised my holy things and desecrated my Sabbaths.5

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9 In you are slanderous men6 bent on shedding blood;7 in you are those who eat at the mountain shrines8 and commit lewd acts.9

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10 In you are those who dishonor their fathers' bed;10 in you are those who violate women during their period,11 when they are ceremonially unclean.12

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11 In you one man commits a detestable offense with his neighbor's wife,13 another shamefully defiles his daughter-in-law,14 and another violates his sister,15 his own father's daughter.16

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12 In you men accept bribes17 to shed blood; you take usury18 and excessive interesta and make unjust gain from your neighbors19 by extortion. And you have forgotten20 me, declares the Sovereign LORD.21

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13 " 'I will surely strike my hands22 together at the unjust gain23 you have made and at the blood24 you have shed in your midst.25

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      14 Will your courage endure26 or your hands27 be strong in the day I deal with you? I the LORD have spoken,28 and I will do it.29

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      15 I will disperse you among the nations and scatter30 you through the countries; and I will put an end to31 your uncleanness.32

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      16 When you have been defiledb in the eyes of the nations, you will know that I am the LORD.' "

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        • b 22:16 - Or "When I have allotted you your inheritance"