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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23 Your rulers are rebels, partners with thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow’s case does not come before them.

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24 Therefore the Lord, the LORD Almighty, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: “Ah! I will vent my wrath on my foes and avenge myself on my enemies.

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25 I will turn my hand against you;aI will thoroughly purge away your dross and remove all your impurities.

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    • b 1:25 - That is, against Jerusalem