They wandered blind in the streets, defiled by this blood, so that no one dared to touch their garments.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 28:28
The LORD will afflict you with madness, blindness, and confusion of mind,
so that at noon you will grope about like a blind man in the darkness. You will not prosper in your ways. Day after day you will be oppressed and plundered, with no one to save you.
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; even though you multiply your prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.
For the LORD has poured out on you a spirit of deep sleep; He has shut your eyes, O prophets, and covered your heads, O seers.
Israel's watchmen are blind, they are all oblivious; they are all mute dogs, they cannot bark; they are dreamers lying around, loving to slumber.
Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We hope for light, but there is darkness, for brightness, but we walk in gloom.
Like the blind, we feel our way along the wall, groping like those without eyes. We stumble at midday as in the twilight; among the vigorous we are like the dead.
Moreover, your skirts are stained with the blood of the innocent poor, though you did not find them breaking in. But in spite of all these things
and as soon as he had finished telling all the people what the LORD had commanded him to say, the priests and prophets and all the people seized him, shouting, "You must surely die!
Chapter Outline1. Zion bewails her pitiful estate
13. She confesses her sins
21. Edom is threatened and Zion comforted.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Deuteronomy 28:28, 29
Micah 3:6, 7
they have polluted
2 Corinthians 6:17
it is unclean.
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