Your misdeeds have stopped these things from coming.
A well-written song
Turn aside from the way, stray off the path.
But your ancestors
But the people of Jerusalem and Judah
Pay attention and come to me! Listen, so you can live!
But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me. They followed the stubborn inclinations of their own wicked hearts. They acted worse and worse instead of better.
When Solomon became old, his wives shifted his allegiance to
But they did not listen to me or pay any attention to me! Each one of them followed the stubborn inclinations of his own wicked heart. So I brought on them all the punishments threatened in the covenant because they did not carry out its terms as I commanded them to do.’”
“Every seven years each of you must free any fellow Hebrews who have sold themselves to you. After they have served you for six years, you shall set them free.”