19 And when you look up to the sky and see the sun,(A) the moon and the stars(B)—all the heavenly array(C)—do not be enticed(D) into bowing down to them and worshiping(E) things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.

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and contrary to my command(A) has worshiped other gods,(B) bowing down to them or to the sun(C) or the moon or the stars in the sky,(D)

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28 then these also would be sins to be judged,(A)
    for I would have been unfaithful to God on high.(B)

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27 They say to wood,(A) ‘You are my father,’
    and to stone,(B) ‘You gave me birth.’
They have turned their backs(C) to me
    and not their faces;(D)
yet when they are in trouble,(E) they say,
    ‘Come and save(F) us!’

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Slaughter(A) the old men, the young men and women, the mothers and children,(B) but do not touch anyone who has the mark.(C) Begin at my sanctuary.” So they began with the old men(D) who were in front of the temple.(E)

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God’s Sure Judgment on Jerusalem

11 Then the Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the gate of the house of the Lord that faces east. There at the entrance of the gate were twenty-five men, and I saw among them Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah(A) son of Benaiah, leaders(B) of the people.(C)

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12 And you will know that I am the Lord,(A) for you have not followed my decrees(B) or kept my laws but have conformed to the standards of the nations around you.(C)

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Then he went to the east gate.(A) He climbed its steps and measured the threshold of the gate; it was one rod deep.

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God’s Glory Returns to the Temple

43 Then the man brought me to the gate facing east,(A)

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