Isaiah 57:16-21 NIV

16 I will not accuse1 forever, nor will I always be angry,2 for then the spirit of man would grow faint before me-- the breath3 of man that I have created.

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17 I was enraged by his sinful greed;4 I punished him, and hid5 my face in anger, yet he kept on in his willful ways.6

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18 I have seen his ways, but I will heal7 him; I will guide8 him and restore comfort9 to him,

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19 creating praise on the lips10 of the mourners in Israel. Peace, peace,11 to those far and near,"12 says the LORD. "And I will heal them."

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20 But the wicked13 are like the tossing sea,14 which cannot rest, whose waves cast up mire15 and mud.

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21 "There is no peace,"16 says my God, "for the wicked."17

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