16 For the Lord will rebuild Zion(A)
    and appear in his glory.(B)

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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.

17 “Now, our God, hear the prayers and petitions of your servant. For your sake, Lord, look with favor(W) on your desolate sanctuary. 18 Give ear,(X) our God, and hear;(Y) open your eyes and see(Z) the desolation of the city that bears your Name.(AA) We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy.(AB) 19 Lord, listen! Lord, forgive!(AC) Lord, hear and act! For your sake,(AD) my God, do not delay, because your city and your people bear your Name.”

The Seventy “Sevens”

20 While I was speaking and praying, confessing(AE) my sin and the sin of my people Israel and making my request to the Lord my God for his holy hill(AF)

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