28 They are a nation without sense,
    there is no discernment(A) in them.

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28 For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.

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25 So he poured out on them his burning anger,(A)
    the violence of war.
It enveloped them in flames,(B) yet they did not understand;(C)
    it consumed them, but they did not take it to heart.(D)

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25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his anger, and the strength of battle: and it hath set him on fire round about, yet he knew not; and it burned him, yet he laid it not to heart.

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You have neither heard nor understood;(A)
    from of old your ears(B) have not been open.
Well do I know how treacherous(C) you are;
    you were called a rebel(D) from birth.

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Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.

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    my people are destroyed from lack of knowledge.(A)

“Because you have rejected knowledge,
    I also reject you as my priests;
because you have ignored the law(B) of your God,
    I also will ignore your children.

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My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

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Foreigners sap his strength,(A)
    but he does not realize it.
His hair is sprinkled with gray,
    but he does not notice.

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Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knoweth not.

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