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Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah; I will not look in anger upon you; for I am merciful, saith Jehovah, I will not keep anger for ever.
Will the Lord cast off for ever? And will he be favorable no more?
Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? Wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?
Jehovah is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls that I have made.
Be not wroth very sore, O Jehovah, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, look, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.
Thou hast spoken
Behold, the princes of Israel, every one according to his power, have been in thee to shed blood.
Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently; the prince asketh, and the judge is ready for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth the evil desire of his soul: thus they weave it together.
Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted! to the oppressing city!