Isaiah 1:5-15 NIV

5 Why should you be beaten1 anymore? Why do you persist2 in rebellion?3 Your whole head is injured, your whole heart4 afflicted.5

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6 From the sole of your foot to the top of your head6 there is no soundness7-- only wounds and welts8 and open sores, not cleansed or bandaged9 or soothed with oil.10

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7 Your country is desolate,11 your cities burned with fire;12 your fields are being stripped by foreigners13 right before you, laid waste as when overthrown by strangers.14

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8 The Daughter of Zion15 is left16 like a shelter in a vineyard, like a hut17 in a field of melons, like a city under siege.

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9 Unless the LORD Almighty had left us some survivors,18 we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah.19

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10 Hear the word of the LORD,20 you rulers of Sodom;21 listen to the law22 of our God, you people of Gomorrah!23

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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;24 I have no pleasure25 in the blood of bulls26 and lambs and goats.27

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12 When you come to appear before me, who has asked this of you,28 this trampling of my courts?

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13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings!29 Your incense30 is detestable31 to me. New Moons,32 Sabbaths and convocations33-- I cannot bear your evil assemblies.

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14 Your New Moon34 festivals and your appointed feasts35 my soul hates.36 They have become a burden to me;37 I am weary38 of bearing them.
15 When you spread out your hands39 in prayer, I will hide40 my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not listen.41 Your hands42 are full of blood;43

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