Isaiah 8:11-22 NIV

11 This is what the LORD says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people:

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12 “Do not call conspiracy everything this people calls a conspiracy; do not fear what they fear, and do not dread it.

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13 The LORD Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy, he is the one you are to fear, he is the one you are to dread.

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14 He will be a holy place; for both Israel and Judah he will be a stone that causes people to stumble and a rock that makes them fall. And for the people of Jerusalem he will be a trap and a snare.

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15 Many of them will stumble; they will fall and be broken, they will be snared and captured.”

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16 Bind up this testimony of warning and seal up God’s instruction among my disciples.

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17 I will wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.

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18 Here am I, and the children the LORD has given me. We are signs and symbols in Israel from the LORD Almighty, who dwells on Mount Zion.

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19 When someone tells you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter, should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living?

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20 Consult God’s instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.

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21 Distressed and hungry, they will roam through the land; when they are famished, they will become enraged and, looking upward, will curse their king and their God.

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22 Then they will look toward the earth and see only distress and darkness and fearful gloom, and they will be thrust into utter darkness.

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