1Behold, the LORD'Shand is not shortened , that it cannot save ; neither his earheavy , that it cannot hear :
But your iniquities have separatedbetween you and your God, and your sins have hida his face from you, that he will not hear .
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spokenlies, your tongue hath mutteredperverseness.4
None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speaklies; they conceivemischief, and bring forthiniquity.5
They hatchcockatrice'eggs, and weave the spider'sweb: he that eateth of their eggsdieth , and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.6
Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.7
Their feetrun to evil, and they make haste to shedinnocentblood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity;wasting and destructionb are in their paths.