11 Then Asa called(A) to the Lord his God and said, “Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us,(B) Lord our God, for we rely(C) on you, and in your name(D) we have come against this vast army. Lord, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail(E) against you.”

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In that day(A) people will look(B) to their Maker(C)
    and turn their eyes to the Holy One(D) of Israel.

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you who call yourselves citizens of the holy city(A)
    and claim to rely(B) on the God of Israel—
    the Lord Almighty is his name:(C)

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10 Who among you fears(A) the Lord
    and obeys(B) the word of his servant?(C)
Let the one who walks in the dark,
    who has no light,(D)
trust(E) in the name of the Lord
    and rely on their God.

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“Inquire(A) now of the Lord for us because Nebuchadnezzar[a](B) king of Babylon(C) is attacking us. Perhaps the Lord will perform wonders(D) for us as in times past so that he will withdraw from us.”

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 21:2 Hebrew Nebuchadrezzar, of which Nebuchadnezzar is a variant; here and often in Jeremiah and Ezekiel
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Afterward the Israelites will return and seek(A) the Lord their God and David their king.(B) They will come trembling(C) to the Lord and to his blessings in the last days.(D)

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Israel Unrepentant

“Come, let us return(A) to the Lord.
He has torn us to pieces(B)
    but he will heal us;(C)
he has injured us
    but he will bind up our wounds.(D)

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11 Her leaders judge for a bribe,(A)
    her priests teach for a price,(B)
    and her prophets tell fortunes for money.(C)
Yet they look(D) for the Lord’s support and say,
    “Is not the Lord among us?
    No disaster will come upon us.”(E)

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But as for me, I watch(A) in hope(B) for the Lord,
    I wait for God my Savior;
    my God will hear(C) me.

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