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Isaiah 1:21-31

NIV 21 See how the faithful city has become a harlot! She once was full of justice; righteousness used to dwell in her-- but now murderers! NIV 21 See how the faithful city has become a harlot! She once was full of justice; righteousness used to dwell in her-- but now murderers! NIV 22 Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water. NIV 22 Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water. NIV 23 Your rulers are rebels, companions of thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them. NIV 23 Your rulers are rebels, companions of thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them. NIV 24 Therefore the Lord, the LORD Almighty, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will get relief from my foes and avenge myself on my enemies. NIV 24 Therefore the Lord, the LORD Almighty, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will get relief from my foes and avenge myself on my enemies. NIV 25 I will turn my hand against you; I will thoroughly purge away your dross and remove all your impurities. NIV 25 I will turn my hand against you; I will thoroughly purge away your dross and remove all your impurities. NIV 26 I will restore your judges as in days of old, your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City." NIV 26 I will restore your judges as in days of old, your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you will be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City." NIV 27 Zion will be redeemed with justice, her penitent ones with righteousness. NIV 27 Zion will be redeemed with justice, her penitent ones with righteousness. NIV 28 But rebels and sinners will both be broken, and those who forsake the LORD will perish. NIV 28 But rebels and sinners will both be broken, and those who forsake the LORD will perish. NIV 29 "You will be ashamed because of the sacred oaks in which you have delighted; you will be disgraced because of the gardens that you have chosen. NIV 29 "You will be ashamed because of the sacred oaks in which you have delighted; you will be disgraced because of the gardens that you have chosen. NIV 30 You will be like an oak with fading leaves, like a garden without water. NIV 30 You will be like an oak with fading leaves, like a garden without water. NIV 31 The mighty man will become tinder and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the fire." NIV 31 The mighty man will become tinder and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the fire."