1 Kings 9:6-9 NIV

6 "But if youa or your sons turn away1 from me and do not observe the commands and decrees I have given youb and go off to serve other gods2 and worship them,

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    • a 9:6 - The Hebrew is plural.
    • b 9:6 - The Hebrew is plural.
      7 then I will cut off Israel from the land3 I have given them and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name.4 Israel will then become a byword5 and an object of ridicule6 among all peoples.
      8 And though this temple is now imposing, all who pass by will be appalled7 and will scoff and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'8

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      9 People will answer,9 'Because they have forsaken10 the LORD their God, who brought their fathers out of Egypt, and have embraced other gods, worshiping and serving them--that is why the LORD brought all this disaster11 on them.' "

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