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The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.

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Genesis 3:17
And to Adam he said, Because thou have hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shall not eat of it, cursed is the ground for thy sake. In toil thou shall eat of it all
Genesis 6:11
And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Leviticus 18:24
Do not defile ye yourselves in any of these things. For in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you,
Leviticus 20:22
Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my ordinances, and do them, that the land, where I bring you to dwell in it, not vomit you out.
Numbers 35:33
So ye shall not pollute the land in which ye are, for blood, it pollutes the land. And no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed in it, but by the blood of him who shed it.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than the nations did whom LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel.
Psalm 106:36
and served their idols, which became a snare to them.
Ezekiel 7:20
As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them.
Ezekiel 22:24
Son of man, say to her, Thou are a land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.
Micah 2:10
Arise ye, and depart, for this is not your resting-place, because of uncleanness that destroys, even with a grievous destruction.
Romans 8:20
For the creation was made subject to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it in hope.


Joshua 24:25
So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.
Daniel 7:25
And he shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the sanctified of the Most High. And he shall think to change the times and the law, and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.
Mark 7:7
But in vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.
Luke 1:6
And they were both righteous before God, going in all the commandments and righteous things of the Lord blameless.
Hebrews 9:1
Now indeed therefore the first had ordinances of divine service and the earthly sanctuary.

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Leviticus 26:35
As long as it lays desolate it shall have rest, even the rest which it had not in your Sabbaths, when ye dwelt upon it.
Isaiah 24:19
The earth is utterly broken. The earth is torn apart. The earth is shaken violently.