14 "They have 1healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.

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15 "Were they 2ashamed because of the abomination they have done? They were not even ashamed at all; They did not even know how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time that I punish them, They shall be cast down," says the LORD.

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16 Thus says the LORD, "Stand by the ways and see and ask for the 3ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And 4you will find rest for your souls. But they said, 'We will not walk in it.'
17 "And I set 5watchmen over you, saying, 'Listen to the sound of the trumpet!' But they said, 'We will not listen.'

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18 "Therefore hear, O nations, And know, O congregation, what is among them.
19 "6Hear, O earth: behold, I am bringing disaster on this people, The 7fruit of their plans, Because * they have not listened to My words, And as for My law, they have 8rejected it also.

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20 "9For what purpose does 10frankincense come to Me from Sheba And the 11sweet cane from a distant land? 12Your burnt offerings are not acceptable And your sacrifices are not pleasing to Me."

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21 Therefore, thus says the LORD, "Behold, 13I am laying stumbling blocks before this people. And they will stumble against them, 14Fathers and sons together; Neighbor and friend will perish."

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    • q 6:21 - Lit "giving"
    • r 6:21 - Lit "his friend"

      The Enemy from the North

      22 Thus says the LORD, "Behold, 15a people is coming from the north land, And a great nation will be aroused from the 16remote parts of the earth.

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      23 "They seize 17bow and spear; They are 18cruel and have no mercy; Their voice 19roars like the sea, And they ride on horses, Arrayed as a man for the battle Against you, O daughter of Zion!"

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      24 We have 20heard the report of it; Our hands are limp. 21Anguish has seized us, Pain as of a woman in childbirth.
      25 22Do not go out into the field And 23do not walk on the road, For the enemy has a sword, 24Terror is on every side.

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      26 O daughter of my people, 25put on sackcloth And 26roll in ashes; 27Mourn as for an only son, A lamentation most bitter. For suddenly the destroyer Will come upon us.

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        • s 6:26 - Lit "Make for yourself mourning"
          27 "I have 28made you an assayer and a tester among My people, That you may know and assay their way."

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          28 All of them are stubbornly rebellious, 29Going about as a talebearer. They are 30bronze and iron; They, all of them, are corrupt.

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          29 The bellows blow fiercely, The lead is consumed by the fire; In vain the refining goes on, But the 31wicked are not separated.

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          30 32They call them rejected silver, Because the 33LORD has rejected them.

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