You have covered Yourself with a cloud
So that no prayer can pass through.
Even when I cry out and call for help,
He shuts out my prayer.
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him;
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen,” says the Lord of hosts;
O Lord God of hosts,
How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?
So the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the welfare of this people.
Then the Lord said to me, “Even though Moses and Samuel were to stand before Me, My heart would not be with this people; send them away from My presence and let them go!