They did not ask, 'Where is the LORD, who brought us up out of Egypt1 and led us through the barren wilderness, through a land of deserts2 and rifts,3 a land of drought and darkness, a land where no one travels4 and no one lives?'
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I brought you into a fertile land to eat its fruit and rich produce.5 But you came and defiled my land and made my inheritance detestable.6
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The priests did not ask, 'Where is the LORD?' Those who deal with the law did not know me;7 the leaders8 rebelled against me. The prophets prophesied by Baal,9 following worthless idols.10
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"Therefore I bring charges11 against you again," declares the LORD. "And I will bring charges against your children's children.
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Cross over to the coasts of Kittim12 and look, send to Kedar13 and observe closely; see if there has ever been anything like this:
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Has a nation ever changed its gods? (Yet they are not gods14 at all.) But my people have exchanged their Glory15 for worthless idols.
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Be appalled at this, O heavens, and shudder with great horror," declares the LORD.
"My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken16 me, the spring of living water,17 and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.
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Is Israel a servant, a slave18 by birth? Why then has he become plunder?
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Lions19 have roared; they have growled at him. They have laid waste20 his land; his towns are burned21 and deserted.22
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Also, the men of Memphis23 and Tahpanhes24 have shaved the crown of your head.
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