Isaiah 29:13-24 NIV

13 The Lord says: “These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught.a

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    •   29:13 - Hebrew; Septuagint "They worship me in vain;" / "their teachings are merely human rules"
      14 Therefore once more I will astound these people with wonder upon wonder; the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish.”

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      15 Woe to those who go to great depths to hide their plans from the LORD, who do their work in darkness and think, “Who sees us? Who will know?”

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      16 You turn things upside down, as if the potter were thought to be like the clay! Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, “You did not make me”? Can the pot say to the potter, “You know nothing”?

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      17 In a very short time, will not Lebanon be turned into a fertile field and the fertile field seem like a forest?

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      18 In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll, and out of gloom and darkness the eyes of the blind will see.

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      19 Once more the humble will rejoice in the LORD; the needy will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

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      20 The ruthless will vanish, the mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down—

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      21 those who with a word make someone out to be guilty, who ensnare the defender in court and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.

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      22 Therefore this is what the LORD, who redeemed Abraham, says to the descendants of Jacob: “No longer will Jacob be ashamed; no longer will their faces grow pale.

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      23 When they see among them their children, the work of my hands, they will keep my name holy; they will acknowledge the holiness of the Holy One of Jacob, and will stand in awe of the God of Israel.

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      24 Those who are wayward in spirit will gain understanding; those who complain will accept instruction.”

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