Isaiah 1:3-13 NIV

3 The ox knows1 his master, the donkey his owner's manger,2 but Israel does not know,3 my people do not understand.4"

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4 Ah, sinful nation, a people loaded with guilt,5 a brood of evildoers,6 children given to corruption!7 They have forsaken8 the LORD; they have spurned the Holy One9 of Israel and turned their backs10 on him.

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5 Why should you be beaten11 anymore? Why do you persist12 in rebellion?13 Your whole head is injured, your whole heart14 afflicted.15

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6 From the sole of your foot to the top of your head16 there is no soundness17-- only wounds and welts18 and open sores, not cleansed or bandaged19 or soothed with oil.20

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7 Your country is desolate,21 your cities burned with fire;22 your fields are being stripped by foreigners23 right before you, laid waste as when overthrown by strangers.24

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8 The Daughter of Zion25 is left26 like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut27 in a field of melons, like a city under siege.

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9 Unless the LORD Almighty had left us some survivors,28 we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah.29

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10 Hear the word of the LORD,30 you rulers of Sodom;31 listen to the law32 of our God, you people of Gomorrah!33

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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;34 I have no pleasure35 in the blood of bulls36 and lambs and goats.37

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12 When you come to appear before me, who has asked this of you,38 this trampling of my courts?

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13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings!39 Your incense40 is detestable41 to me. New Moons,42 Sabbaths and convocations43-- I cannot bear your evil assemblies.

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