The priests did not ask, ‘Where is the LORD?’ Those who deal with the law did not know me; the leaders rebelled against me. The prophets prophesied by Baal, following worthless idols.
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“Therefore I bring charges 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 Cyprus and look, send to Kedar 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 gods at all.) But my people have exchanged their glorious God for worthless idols.
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Be appalled at this, you heavens, and shudder with great horror,” declares the LORD.
“My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.
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Is Israel a servant, a slave by birth? Why then has he become plunder?
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Lions have roared; they have growled at him. They have laid waste his land; his towns are burned and deserted.
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Also, the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes have cracked your skull.
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Have you not brought this on yourselves by forsaking the LORD your God when he led you in the way?
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Now why go to Egypt to drink water from the Nile ? And why go to Assyria to drink water from the Euphrates?
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