11 All Israel has transgressed(A) your law(B) and turned away, refusing to obey you.

“Therefore the curses(C) and sworn judgments(D) written in the Law of Moses, the servant of God, have been poured out on us, because we have sinned(E) against you. 12 You have fulfilled(F) the words spoken against us and against our rulers by bringing on us great disaster.(G) Under the whole heaven nothing has ever been done like(H) what has been done to Jerusalem.(I) 13 Just as it is written in the Law of Moses, all this disaster has come on us, yet we have not sought the favor of the Lord(J) our God by turning from our sins and giving attention to your truth.(K) 14 The Lord did not hesitate to bring the disaster(L) on us, for the Lord our God is righteous in everything he does;(M) yet we have not obeyed him.(N)

15 “Now, Lord our God, who brought your people out of Egypt with a mighty hand(O) and who made for yourself a name(P) that endures to this day, we have sinned, we have done wrong. 16 Lord, in keeping with all your righteous acts,(Q) turn away(R) your anger and your wrath(S) from Jerusalem,(T) your city, your holy hill.(U) Our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors have made Jerusalem and your people an object of scorn(V) to all those around us.

Read full chapter