14 and said to her, “How long are you going to stay drunk? Put away your wine.”

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21 Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver(A) between two opinions? If the Lord(B) is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.”

But the people said nothing.

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How long will you people turn my glory(A) into shame?(B)
    How long will you love delusions and seek false gods[a]?[b](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 4:2 Or seek lies
  2. Psalm 4:2 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.
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46 How long, Lord? Will you hide yourself forever?
    How long will your wrath burn like fire?(A)

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11 Then I said, “For how long, Lord?”(A)

And he answered:

“Until the cities lie ruined(B)
    and without inhabitant,
until the houses are left deserted(C)
    and the fields ruined and ravaged,(D)

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14 Jerusalem, wash(A) the evil from your heart and be saved.(B)
    How long(C) will you harbor wicked thoughts?

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Habakkuk’s Complaint

How long,(A) Lord, must I call for help,
    but you do not listen?(B)
Or cry out to you, “Violence!”
    but you do not save?(C)

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12 Then the angel of the Lord said, “Lord Almighty, how long(A) will you withhold mercy(B) from Jerusalem and from the towns of Judah,(C) which you have been angry with these seventy(D) years?”

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