Even if you wash with lye
and use a great amount of soap,
the stain of your sin is still in front of Me.
This is the Lord God’s declaration.
Now Joshua was dressed with filthy clothes as he stood before the Angel.
Indeed, all their tables are covered with vomit;
there is no place without a stench.
For example, a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.
I will disperse you among the nations and scatter you among the countries; I will purge your uncleanness.
All of us have become like something unclean,
and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment;
all of us wither like a leaf,
and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.
“I passed by you and saw you lying in your blood, and I said to you as you lay in your blood: Live! Yes, I said to you as you lay in your blood: Live!
All have turned away;
all alike have become corrupt.
There is no one who does good,
not even one.
For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the most holy place by the high priest as a sin offering are burned outside the camp.