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Israel, you brought this on yourself! You deserted me, the LORD your God, while I was leading you along the way.
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Hath not this been done to thee, because thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God at that time, when he led thee by the way?
Jeremiah 2:19 Thy own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy apostasy shall rebuke thee. Know thou, and see that it is an evil and a bitter thing for thee, to have left the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not with thee, saith the Lord the God of hosts.
Jeremiah 4:18 Thy ways, and thy devices have brought these things upon thee: this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it hath touched thy heart.
Leviticus 26:15 If you despise my laws, and contemn my judgments so as not to do those things which are appointed by me, and to make void my covenant:
Numbers 32:23 But if you do not what you say, no man can doubt but you sin against God: and know ye, that your sin shall overtake you.
Deuteronomy 28:15 But if thou wilt not hear the voice of the Lord thy God, to keep and to do all his commandments and ceremonies, which I command thee this day, all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.
Job 4:8 On the contrary, I have seen those who work iniquity, and sow sorrows, and reap them,
Isaiah 11:4 But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.
Hosea 13:9 Destruction is thy own, O Israel: thy help is only in me.
Jeremiah 2:13 For my people have done two evils. They have forsaken me, the fountain of living water, and have digged to themselves cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
2 Chronicles 7:19,20 But if you turn away, and forsake my justices, and my commandments which I have set before you, and shall go and serve strange gods, and adore them, . . .
Deuteronomy 32:19 The Lord saw, and was moved to wrath: because his own sons and daughters provoked him.
Psalm 77:20 Thou hast conducted thy people like sheep, by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Psalm 78:53,54 And he brought them out in hope and they feared not: and the sea overwhelmed their enemies. . . .
Psalm 107:7 And he led them into the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.
Psalm 136:16 Who led his people through the desert: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Isaiah 63:11-14 And he remembered the days of old of Moses, and of his people: Where is he that brought them up out of the sea, with the shepherds of his flock? where is he that put in the midst of them the spirit of his Holy One? . . .
ContextThe Consequences of Israel's Sin
…16The children also of Memphis, and of Taphnes have defloured thee, even to the crown of the head. 17Hath not this been done to thee, because thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God at that time, when he led thee by the way?18And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the troubled water? And what hast thou to do with the way of the Assyrians, to drink the water of the river?…
He found him in a desert land, in a place of horror, and of vast wilderness: he led him about, and taught him: and he kept him as the apple of his eye.
Thy ways, and thy devices have brought these things upon thee: this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it hath touched thy heart.
Your iniquities have turned these things away, and your sins have withholden good things from you.
And if thou shalt say in thy heart: Why are these things come upon me? For the greatness of thy iniquity, thy nakedness is discovered, the soles of thy feet are defiled.
Because they have forsaken me, and have profaned this place : and have sacrificed therein to strange gods, whom neither they nor their fathers knew, nor the kings of Juda: and they have filled this place with the blood of innocents.
Because of the wickedness which they have committed, to provoke me to wrath, and to go and offer sacrifice, and worship other gods, which neither they, nor you, nor your fathers knew.
I have dealt with them according to their uncleanness, and wickedness, and hid my face from them.
Destruction is thy own, O Israel: thy help is only in me.
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