Pleading with Unfaithful Israel
22 “But you have not called upon Me, O Jacob;
And you hhave been weary of Me, O Israel.
23 iYou have not brought Me the sheep for your burnt offerings,
Nor have you honored Me with your sacrifices.
I have not caused you to serve with grain offerings,
Nor wearied you with incense.
24 You have bought Me no sweet cane with money,
Nor have you satisfied Me with the fat of your sacrifices;
But you have burdened Me with your sins,
You have jwearied Me with your iniquities.
25 “I, even I, am He who kblots out your transgressions lfor My own sake;
mAnd I will not remember your sins.
Let us contend together;
State your case, that you may be 1acquitted.
And your 2mediators have transgressed against Me.
28 Therefore I will profane the princes of the sanctuary;
nI will give Jacob to the curse,
And Israel to reproaches.
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