The Mighty One, God, the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to where it sets.
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From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.
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Our God comes and will not be silent; a fire devours before him, and around him a tempest rages.
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He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people:
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“Gather to me this consecrated people, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice.”
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And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for he is a God of justice.
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“Listen, my people, and I will speak; I will testify against you, Israel: I am God, your God.
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I bring no charges against you concerning your sacrifices or concerning your burnt offerings, which are ever before me.
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I have no need of a bull from your stall or of goats from your pens,
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for every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills.
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I know every bird in the mountains, and the insects in the fields are mine.
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If I were hungry I would not tell you, for the world is mine, and all that is in it.
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Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
“Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High,
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and call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.”
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But to the wicked person, God says: “What right have you to recite my laws or take my covenant on your lips?
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You hate my instruction and cast my words behind you.
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When you see a thief, you join with him; you throw in your lot with adulterers.
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You use your mouth for evil and harness your tongue to deceit.
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You sit and testify against your brother and slander your own mother’s son.
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When you did these things and I kept silent, you thought I was exactly like you. But I now arraign you and set my accusations before you.
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“Consider this, you who forget God, or I will tear you to pieces, with no one to rescue you:
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Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.”
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