Isaiah 65:4-14 NIV

4 who sit among the graves1 and spend their nights keeping secret vigil; who eat the flesh of pigs,2 and whose pots hold broth of unclean meat;

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5 who say, 'Keep away; don't come near me, for I am too sacred3 for you!' Such people are smoke4 in my nostrils, a fire that keeps burning all day.

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6 "See, it stands written before me: I will not keep silent5 but will pay back6 in full; I will pay it back into their laps7--

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7 both your sins8 and the sins of your fathers,"9 says the LORD. "Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains and defied me on the hills,10 I will measure into their laps the full payment11 for their former deeds."

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8 This is what the LORD says: "As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes12 and men say, 'Don't destroy it, there is yet some good in it,' so will I do in behalf of my servants;13 I will not destroy them all.

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9 I will bring forth descendants14 from Jacob, and from Judah those who will possess15 my mountains; my chosen16 people will inherit them, and there will my servants live.17

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10 Sharon18 will become a pasture for flocks,19 and the Valley of Achor20 a resting place for herds, for my people who seek21 me.

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11 "But as for you who forsake22 the LORD and forget my holy mountain,23 who spread a table for Fortune and fill bowls of mixed wine24 for Destiny,

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12 I will destine you for the sword,25 and you will all bend down for the slaughter;26 for I called but you did not answer,27 I spoke but you did not listen.28 You did evil in my sight and chose what displeases me."29

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13 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "My servants will eat,30 but you will go hungry;31 my servants will drink,32 but you will go thirsty;33 my servants will rejoice,34 but you will be put to shame.35

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14 My servants will sing36 out of the joy of their hearts, but you will cry out37 from anguish of heart and wail in brokenness of spirit.

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