Bring to an end the violence of the wicked
    and make the righteous secure—(A)
you, the righteous God(B)
    who probes minds and hearts.(C)

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Therefore pride(A) is their necklace;(B)
    they clothe themselves with violence.(C)

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23 “‘Prepare chains!
    For the land is full of bloodshed,(A)
    and the city is full of violence.(B)

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17 He said to me, “Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a trivial matter for the people of Judah to do the detestable things(A) they are doing here? Must they also fill the land with violence(B) and continually arouse my anger?(C) Look at them putting the branch to their nose!

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16 Through your widespread trade
    you were filled with violence,(A)
    and you sinned.
So I drove you in disgrace from the mount of God,
    and I expelled you, guardian cherub,(B)
    from among the fiery stones.

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16 “The man who hates and divorces his wife,(A)” says the Lord, the God of Israel, “does violence to the one he should protect,”[a](B) says the Lord Almighty.

So be on your guard,(C) and do not be unfaithful.

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Footnotes

  1. Malachi 2:16 Or “I hate divorce,” says the Lord, the God of Israel, “because the man who divorces his wife covers his garment with violence,”