Isaiah 43:20-28 TNIV

20 The wild animals1 honor me, the jackals2 and the owls, because I provide water3 in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen,

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21 the people I formed4 for myself5 that they may proclaim my praise.6

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22 "Yet you have not called on me, Jacob, you have not wearied7 yourselves fora me, Israel.8

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    • c 43:22 - Or "Jacob; / surely you have grown weary of"
      23 You have not brought me sheep for burnt offerings,9 nor honored10 me with your sacrifices.11 I have not burdened12 you with grain offerings nor wearied you with demands13 for incense.14

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      24 You have not bought any fragrant calamus15 for me, or lavished on me the fat16 of your sacrifices. But you have burdened me with your sins and wearied17 me with your offenses.18

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      25 "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions,19 for my own sake,20 and remembers your sins21 no more.22
      26 Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together;23 state the case24 for your innocence.

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      27 Your first father25 sinned; those I sent to teach26 you rebelled27 against me.

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      28 So I disgraced the dignitaries of your temple; I consigned Jacob to destructionb28 and Israel to scorn.29

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        • d 43:28 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the LORD, often by totally destroying them.