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For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
And the haughtiness of man was bowed down, and the height of man was humbled: and Jehovah alone was exalted in that day.
O Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in days of straits, to thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers inherited falsehood, vanity, and no receiving profit in them.
God being terrible to them, for he made lean all the gods of the earth; and they shall worship to him each from his place, all the isles of the nations.
Thus said Jehovah of armies: Yet that peoples shall come, and the inhabitants of many cities:
For from the rising of the sun and even to its going down, great my name among the nations; and in every place incense being brought to my name, and a clean gift: for great my name among the nations, said Jehovah of armies.
And saying, Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of similar passions with you, announcing good news to turn you back from these vanities to the living God, who made heaven, and earth, and sea, and all in them:
Taking thee away from people, and nations, to whom I now send thee.
1 Corinthians 12:2
Ye know that ye were the nations, to dumb idols, as ye were led, being carried away.
But then truly, not having known God, ye were in a servile condition to them not being gods by nature.