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Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their doings.
For this cause the Lord has said, See, against this family I am purposing an evil from which you will not be able to take your necks away, and you will be weighted down by it; for it is an evil time.
The prophets give false words and the priests give decisions by their direction; and my people are glad to have it so: and what will you do in the end?
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In that day my wrath will be moved against them, and I will be turned away from them, veiling my face from them, and destruction will overtake them, and unnumbered evils and troubles will come on them; so that in that day they will say, Have not these evils come on us because our God is not with us?
And the Lord saw with disgust the evil-doing of his sons and daughters.
Truly, the Lord's hand has not become short, so that he is unable to give salvation; and his ear is not shut from hearing:
... and to make them full of the dead bodies of men whom I have put to death in my wrath and in my passion, and because of whose evil-doing I have kept my face covered from this town.
Unhappy is the sinner! for the reward of his evil doings will come on him.
But to those who, from a love of competition, are not guided by what is true, will come the heat of his wrath,
Let no wrong decisions be given in the poor man's cause.
They were crying out, but there was no one to come to their help: even to the Lord, but he gave them no answer.
I will make clear what your righteousness is like and your works; you will have no profit in them.