They have also shut the doors of the porch, and quenched the lamps, and have neither burnt incense, nor offered burnt offerings in the Sanctuary unto the God of Israel.

[a]Wherefore the wrath of the Lord hath been on Judah and Jerusalem, and he hath made them a [b]scattering, a desolation, and an hissing, as ye see with your eyes.

For lo, our fathers are fallen by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives are in captivity for the same cause.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 29:8 He showeth that the contempt of religion is the cause of all God’s plagues.
  2. 2 Chronicles 29:8 Or, a nodding of the head and mockery.

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