Isaiah 1:10-18 NIV

10 Hear the word of the LORD,1 you rulers of Sodom;2 listen to the law3 of our God, you people of Gomorrah!4

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11 "The multitude of your sacrifices-- what are they to me?" says the LORD. "I have more than enough of burnt offerings, of rams and the fat of fattened animals;5 I have no pleasure6 in the blood of bulls7 and lambs and goats.8

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12 When you come to appear before me, who has asked this of you,9 this trampling of my courts?

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13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings!10 Your incense11 is detestable12 to me. New Moons,13 Sabbaths and convocations14-- I cannot bear your evil assemblies.

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14 Your New Moon15 festivals and your appointed feasts16 my soul hates.17 They have become a burden to me;18 I am weary19 of bearing them.
15 When you spread out your hands20 in prayer, I will hide21 my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not listen.22 Your hands23 are full of blood;24

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16 wash25 and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight!26 Stop doing wrong,27

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17 learn to do right!28 Seek justice,29 encourage the oppressed.a30 Defend the cause of the fatherless,31 plead the case of the widow.32

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    • a 1:17 - Or "/ rebuke the oppressor"
      18 "Come now, let us reason together,"33 says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow;34 though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.35

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