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Ezekiel 22:26 (NKJV)
Her priests have violated My law and profaned My holy things; they have not distinguished between the holy and unholy, nor have they made known the difference between the unclean and the clean; and they have hidden their eyes from My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.
 

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Ezekiel 22:27 (NIV)

Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed blood and kill people to make unjust gain.
 

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Ezekiel 22:28 (NIV)

Her prophets whitewash these deeds for them by false visions and lying divinations. They say,
“This is what the Sovereign Lord says”– when the Lord has not spoken.
 

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Ezekiel 22:31 (NIV)

So I will pour out my wrath on them and consume them with my fiery anger, bringing down on their own heads
all they have done, declares the Sovereign Lord.’
 

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Ezekiel 23:5 (NRSV)

Oholah played the whore while she was mine; she lusted after her lovers the Assyrians, warriors
 

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Ezekiel 23:6 (NRSV)

clothed in blue, governors and commanders, all of them handsome young men, mounted horsemen.
 

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Ezekiel 23:7 (NIV)

She gave herself as a prostitute to all the elite of the Assyrians and defiled herself with all the idols of everyone
she lusted after.
 

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Ezekiel 23:8 (NIV)

She did not give up the prostitution she began in Egypt, when during her youth men slept with her, caressed her
virgin bosom and poured out their lust on her.