25 If one person sins against another, God[a] may mediate for the offender; but if anyone sins against the Lord, who will(A) intercede(B) for them?” His sons, however, did not listen to their father’s rebuke, for it was the Lord’s will to put them to death.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 2:25 Or the judges

11 I will punish(A) the world for its evil,
    the wicked(B) for their sins.
I will put an end to the arrogance of the haughty(C)
    and will humble(D) the pride of the ruthless.(E)

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21 See, the Lord is coming(A) out of his dwelling(B)
    to punish(C) the people of the earth for their sins.
The earth will disclose the blood(D) shed on it;
    the earth will conceal its slain no longer.

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13 this sin will become for you
    like a high wall,(A) cracked and bulging,
    that collapses(B) suddenly,(C) in an instant.
14 It will break in pieces like pottery,(D)
    shattered so mercilessly
that among its pieces not a fragment will be found
    for taking coals from a hearth
    or scooping water out of a cistern.”

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13 “‘Now your impurity is lewdness. Because I tried to cleanse you but you would not be cleansed(A) from your impurity, you will not be clean again until my wrath against you has subsided.(B)

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