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Isaiah 65:1-6 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me; I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, "Here am I, here am I," to a nation that did not call on my name. 1 "I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, 'Here am I, here am I.'
2 I spread out my hands all the day to a rebellious people, who walk in a way that is not good, following their own devices; 2 All day long I have held out my hands to an obstinate people, who walk in ways not good, pursuing their own imaginations--
3 a people who provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens and burning incense upon bricks; 3 a people who continually provoke me to my very face, offering sacrifices in gardens and burning incense on altars of brick;
4 who sit in tombs, and spend the night in secret places; who eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable things is in their vessels; 4 who sit among the graves and spend their nights keeping secret vigil; who eat the flesh of pigs, and whose pots hold broth of unclean meat;
5 who say, "Keep to yourself, do not come near me, for I am set apart from you." These are a smoke in my nostrils, a fire that burns all the day. 5 who say, 'Keep away; don't come near me, for I am too sacred for you!' Such people are smoke in my nostrils, a fire that keeps burning all day.
6 Behold, it is written before me: "I will not keep silent, but I will repay, yea, I will repay into their bosom 6 "See, it stands written before me: I will not keep silent but will pay back in full; I will pay it back into their laps--