Ezekiel 23:31-41 NIV

31 You have gone the way of your sister; so I will put her cup1 into your hand.2

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32 "This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "You will drink your sister's cup, a cup large and deep; it will bring scorn and derision,3 for it holds so much.4

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33 You will be filled with drunkenness and sorrow, the cup of ruin and desolation, the cup of your sister Samaria.5

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34 You will drink it6 and drain it dry; you will dash it to pieces and tear your breasts. I have spoken, declares the Sovereign LORD.7

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35 "Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Since you have forgotten8 me and thrust me behind your back,9 you must bear10 the consequences of your lewdness and prostitution."

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36 The LORD said to me: "Son of man, will you judge Oholah and Oholibah? Then confront11 them with their detestable practices,

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37 for they have committed adultery and blood is on their hands. They committed adultery with their idols; they even sacrificed their children, whom they bore to me,a as food for them.12

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    • e 23:37 - Or "even made the children they bore to me pass through [the fire]"
      38 They have also done this to me: At that same time they defiled my sanctuary13 and desecrated my Sabbaths.

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      39 On the very day they sacrificed their children to their idols, they entered my sanctuary and desecrated14 it. That is what they did in my house.15

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      40 "They even sent messengers for men who came from far away,16 and when they arrived you bathed yourself for them, painted your eyes17 and put on your jewelry.18

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      41 You sat on an elegant couch,19 with a table20 spread before it on which you had placed the incense21 and oil that belonged to me.22

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