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16 I will give you the words I want you to say.
    I will cover you with my hands and protect you.
I made the heavens and the earth,
    and I say to Jerusalem, ‘You are my people.’”

God Punished Israel

17 Awake! Awake!
    Get up, Jerusalem.
The Lord was very angry with you;
    your punishment was like wine in a cup.
The Lord made you drink that wine;
    you drank the whole cup until you stumbled.
18 Jerusalem had many people,
    but there was not one to lead her.
Of all the people who grew up there,
    no one was there to guide her.

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