Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying ,
2Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem,saying , Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindnessa of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentestafter me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown .
3Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend ; evil shall come upon them, saith the LORD.4Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel:5
Thus saith the LORD, What iniquity have your fathersfound in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walkedaftervanity, and are become vain ?
Neither said they, Where is the LORD that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness, through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through , and where no mandwelt ?