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Summary

Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth not.

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Bible References

The iniquity

Ezekiel 7:23
Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes and the city is full of violence.
Ezekiel 22:2
“And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then cause her to know all her abominations.
Deuteronomy 31:29
For I know that after my death you will act corruptly and turn from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days, for you will do that which is evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger with the work of your hands.”
Deuteronomy 32:5
They have acted corruptly toward Him,
They are not His children, because of their defect;
But are a perverse and crooked generation.
2 Kings 17:7
Now this came about because the sons of Israel had sinned against the Lord their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt from under the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and they had feared other gods
2 Chronicles 36:14
Furthermore, all the officials of the priests and the people were very unfaithful following all the abominations of the nations; and they defiled the house of the Lord which He had sanctified in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 1:4
Alas, sinful nation,
People weighed down with iniquity,
Offspring of evildoers,
Sons who act corruptly!
They have abandoned the Lord,
They have despised the Holy One of Israel,
They have turned away from Him.
Isaiah 59:2
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God,
And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.
Jeremiah 5:1
Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
And look now and take note.
And seek in her open squares,
If you can find a man,
If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth,
Then I will pardon her.
Jeremiah 7:8
“Behold, you are trusting in deceptive words to no avail.
Micah 3:9
Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel,
Who abhor justice
And twist everything that is straight,
Zephaniah 3:1
Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled,
The tyrannical city!

And the land

Ezekiel 8:17
He said to me, “Do you see this, son of man? Is it too light a thing for the house of Judah to commit the abominations which they have committed here, that they have filled the land with violence and provoked Me repeatedly? For behold, they are putting the twig to their nose.
2 Kings 21:16
Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah sin, in doing evil in the sight of the Lord.
2 Kings 24:4
and also for the innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; and the Lord would not forgive.
Jeremiah 2:34
“Also on your skirts is found
The lifeblood of the innocent poor;
You did not find them breaking in.
But in spite of all these things,
Jeremiah 22:17
“But your eyes and your heart
Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain,
And on shedding innocent blood
And on practicing oppression and extortion.”
Lamentations 4:13
Because of the sins of her prophets
And the iniquities of her priests,
Who have shed in her midst
The blood of the righteous;
Matthew 23:35
so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Luke 11:50
so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,

Perverseness

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.
Micah 3:1
And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?
Micah 7:3
Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.

The lord hath

Ezekiel 8:12
Then He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are committing in the dark, each man in the room of his carved images? For they say, ‘The Lord does not see us; the Lord has forsaken the land.’”
Job 22:13
“You say, ‘What does God know?
Can He judge through the thick darkness?
Psalm 10:11
He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He has hidden His face; He will never see it.”
Psalm 94:7
They have said, “The Lord does not see,
Nor does the God of Jacob pay heed.”
Isaiah 29:15
Woe to those who deeply hide their plans from the Lord,
And whose deeds are done in a dark place,
And they say, “Who sees us?” or “Who knows us?”

General references

Jeremiah 16:17
For My eyes are on all their ways; they are not hidden from My face, nor is their iniquity concealed from My eyes.
Ezekiel 11:6
You have multiplied your slain in this city, filling its streets with them.”