And one has said: "Build up! Build up the road! Prepare the highway! Remove every obstacle from my people's way.'
Set up markers for yourselves. Erect signposts for yourselves. Pay attention to the highway, to the road you traveled. Return, virgin Israel, return to these cities of yours.
Instead, your iniquities have been barriers between you and your God, and your sins have concealed his face from you so that he won't listen.
"You are not to curse a deaf person or put a stumbling block before the blind. "You are to fear God. I am the LORD.
"Look how I'm blocking her path with thorns and building a wall to hinder her, so she can't find her way.
Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "God be merciful to you, Lord! This must never happen to you!"