Isaiah 43:21-28 NIV

21 the people I formed1 for myself2 that they may proclaim my praise.3

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22 "Yet you have not called upon me, O Jacob, you have not wearied4 yourselves for me, O Israel.5

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23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings,6 nor honored7 me with your sacrifices.8 I have not burdened9 you with grain offerings nor wearied you with demands10 for incense.11

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24 You have not bought any fragrant calamus12 for me, or lavished on me the fat13 of your sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins and wearied14 me with your offenses.15

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25 "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions,16 for my own sake,17 and remembers your sins18 no more.19

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26 Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together;20 state the case21 for your innocence.

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27 Your first father22 sinned; your spokesmen23 rebelled24 against me.

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28 So I will disgrace the dignitaries of your temple, and I will consign Jacob to destructiona25 and Israel to scorn.26

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    • c 43:28 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the LORD, often by totally destroying them.