Leviticus 26:31-41 (New International Version)

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31 I will turn your cities into ruins1 and lay waste2 your sanctuaries,3 and I will take no delight in the pleasing aroma of your offerings.4 32 I will lay waste the land,5 so that your enemies who live there will be appalled.6 33 I will scatter7 you among the nations8 and will draw out my sword9 and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste,10 and your cities will lie in ruins.11 34 Then the land will enjoy its sabbath years all the time that it lies desolate12 and you are in the country of your enemies;13 then the land will rest and enjoy its sabbaths. 35 All the time that it lies desolate, the land will have the rest14 it did not have during the sabbaths you lived in it. 36 " 'As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a windblown leaf15 will put them to flight.16 They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.17 37 They will stumble over one another18 as though fleeing from the sword, even though no one is pursuing them. So you will not be able to stand before your enemies.19 38 You will perish20 among the nations; the land of your enemies will devour you.21 39 Those of you who are left will waste away in the lands of their enemies because of their sins; also because of their fathers'22 sins they will waste away.23 40 " 'But if they will confess24 their sins25 and the sins of their fathers26--their treachery against me and their hostility toward me, 41 which made me hostile27 toward them so that I sent them into the land of their enemies--then when their uncircumcised hearts28 are humbled29 and they pay30 for their sin,
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