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Therefore, I have hewn them by the prophets;
    I have killed them by the words of my mouth,
    and my judgment[a] goes forth like the light.
Because I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice,
    and knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
But like Adam, they transgressed the covenant;
    there they dealt faithlessly with me.

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  1. Hosea 6:5 Hebrew “your judgments”