Isaiah 42:17-25 NIV

17 But those who trust in idols, who say to images, 'You are our gods,'1 will be turned back in utter shame.2

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Israel Blind and Deaf

18 "Hear, you deaf;3 look, you blind, and see!

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19 Who is blind4 but my servant,5 and deaf like the messenger6 I send? Who is blind like the one committed7 to me, blind like the servant of the LORD?

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20 You have seen many things, but have paid no attention; your ears are open, but you hear nothing."8

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21 It pleased the LORD for the sake9 of his righteousness to make his law10 great and glorious.

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22 But this is a people plundered11 and looted, all of them trapped in pits12 or hidden away in prisons.13 They have become plunder, with no one to rescue them;14 they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back."

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23 Which of you will listen to this or pay close attention15 in time to come?

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24 Who handed Jacob over to become loot, and Israel to the plunderers?16 Was it not the LORD,17 against whom we have sinned? For they would not follow18 his ways; they did not obey his law.19

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25 So he poured out on them his burning anger,20 the violence of war. It enveloped them in flames,21 yet they did not understand;22 it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.23

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