Isaiah 1:4-14 NIV

4 Ah, sinful nation, a people loaded with guilt,1 a brood of evildoers,2 children given to corruption!3 They have forsaken4 the LORD; they have spurned the Holy One5 of Israel and turned their backs6 on him.

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5 Why should you be beaten7 anymore? Why do you persist8 in rebellion?9 Your whole head is injured, your whole heart10 afflicted.11

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6 From the sole of your foot to the top of your head12 there is no soundness13-- only wounds and welts14 and open sores, not cleansed or bandaged15 or soothed with oil.16

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7 Your country is desolate,17 your cities burned with fire;18 your fields are being stripped by foreigners19 right before you, laid waste as when overthrown by strangers.20

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8 The Daughter of Zion21 is left22 like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut23 in a field of melons, like a city under siege.

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9 Unless the LORD Almighty had left us some survivors,24 we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah.25

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10 Hear the word of the LORD,26 you rulers of Sodom;27 listen to the law28 of our God, you people of Gomorrah!29

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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;30 I have no pleasure31 in the blood of bulls32 and lambs and goats.33

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12 When you come to appear before me, who has asked this of you,34 this trampling of my courts?

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13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings!35 Your incense36 is detestable37 to me. New Moons,38 Sabbaths and convocations39-- I cannot bear your evil assemblies.

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14 Your New Moon40 festivals and your appointed feasts41 my soul hates.42 They have become a burden to me;43 I am weary44 of bearing them.