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prophets, daily rising up early and sending them:
JER 7:26 Yet they hearkened not unto me, nor inclined their ear, but
hardened their neck: they did worse than their fathers.
JER 7:27 Therefore thou shalt speak all these words unto them; but they
will not hearken to thee: thou shalt also call unto them; but they will
not answer thee.
JER 7:28 But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth
not the voice of the LORD their God, nor receiveth correction: truth is
perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
JER 7:29 Cut off thine hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up
a lamentation on high places; for the LORD hath rejected and forsaken
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