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2 Samuel 22:42
They looked, but there was none to save; even to LORD, but he did not answer them.
There they cry, but none gives answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me,
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
Behold, LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, nor his ear heavy, that it cannot hear.
Therefore thus says LORD, Behold, I will bring evil upon them, which they shall not be able to escape. And they shall cry to me, but I will not hearken to them.
When they fast, I will not hear their cry. And when they offer burnt-offering and meal-offering, I will not accept them. But I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Therefore I will also deal in wrath. My eye shall not spare, nor will I have pity. And though they cry in my ears with a loud voice, yet I will not hear them.
And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howl upon their beds. They assemble themselves for grain and new wine. They rebel against me.
Then they shall cry to LORD, but he will not answer them. Yea, he will hide his face from them at that time, according as they have wrought evil in their doings.
And it has come to pass that, as he cried, and they would not hear, so they shall cry, and I will not hear, said LORD of hosts.
From the time the house-ruler has risen up, and has closed the door, and ye begin to stand outside, and to knock the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us, and having answered, he will say to you, I know not where ye are from,