Isaiah 1:12-22 NIV

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

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13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings! Your incense is detestable to me. New Moons, Sabbaths and convocations— I cannot bear your worthless assemblies.

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14 Your New Moon feasts and your appointed festivals I hate with all my being. They have become a burden to me; I am weary of bearing them.
15 When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood!

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16 Wash and make yourselves clean. Take your evil deeds out of my sight; stop doing wrong.

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17 Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed.aTake up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.

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    • a 1:17 - Or "justice." / "Correct the oppressor"
      18 “Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.

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      19 If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the good things of the land;

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      20 but if you resist and rebel, you will be devoured by the sword.” For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.

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      21 See how the faithful city has become a prostitute! She once was full of justice; righteousness used to dwell in her— but now murderers!

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      22 Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water.

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