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Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.
Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth bribes, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
I will send him against a profane nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
For it is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;
Now the men of Sodom were wicked and sinners against Jehovah exceedingly.
Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.
for her sins have reached even unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers'stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Jehovah toward Israel.
And might not be as their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that set not their heart aright, And whose spirit was not stedfast with God.
yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff: they did worse than their fathers.
Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have forsaken me, saith Jehovah, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them, Ye offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Ye serpents, ye offspring of vipers, how shall ye escape the judgment of hell?
How trimmest thou thy way to seek love! therefore even the wicked women hast thou taught thy ways.
They give gifts to all harlots; but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers, and bribest them, that they may come unto thee on every side for thy whoredoms.
For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen; because their tongue and their doings are against Jehovah, to provoke the eyes of his glory.
a people that provoke me to my face continually, sacrificing in gardens, and burning incense upon bricks;
And Jehovah saw it , and abhorred them , Because of the provocation of his sons and his daughters.
How oft did they rebel against him in the wilderness, And grieve him in the desert!
Do they provoke me to anger? saith Jehovah; do they not provoke themselves, to the confusion of their own faces?
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
that say, Let him make speed, let him hasten his work, that we may see it; and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it!
Cry aloud and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion; for great in the midst of thee is the Holy One of Israel.
The meek also shall increase their joy in Jehovah, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
Whom hast thou defied and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.
Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith Jehovah, and thy Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
For our shield belongeth unto Jehovah; And our king to the Holy One of Israel.
Call together the archers against Babylon, all them that bend the bow; encamp against her round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her; for she hath been proud against Jehovah, against the Holy One of Israel.
For Israel is not forsaken, nor Judah, of his God, of Jehovah of hosts; though their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel.
Gone away backward
The wicked are estranged from the womb: They go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
thus saith Jehovah, What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can it be:
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;