19 And when you look up to the sky and see the sun,(A) the moon and the stars(B)—all the heavenly array(C)—do not be enticed(D) into bowing down to them and worshiping(E) things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.

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and contrary to my command(A) has worshiped other gods,(B) bowing down to them or to the sun(C) or the moon or the stars in the sky,(D)

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16 They forsook all the commands of the Lord their God and made for themselves two idols cast in the shape of calves,(A) and an Asherah(B) pole. They bowed down to all the starry hosts,(C) and they worshiped Baal.(D)

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He rebuilt the high places(A) his father Hezekiah had destroyed; he also erected altars to Baal(B) and made an Asherah pole,(C) as Ahab king of Israel had done. He bowed down to all the starry hosts(D) and worshiped them.

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The Lord wraps(A) himself in light(B) as with a garment;
    he stretches(C) out the heavens(D) like a tent(E)

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Jerusalem to Be Inhabited

24 “This is what the Lord says—
    your Redeemer,(A) who formed(B) you in the womb:(C)

I am the Lord,
    the Maker of all things,
    who stretches out the heavens,(D)
    who spreads out the earth(E) by myself,

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12 It is I who made the earth(A)
    and created mankind on it.
My own hands stretched out the heavens;(B)
    I marshaled their starry hosts.(C)

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13 My own hand laid the foundations of the earth,(A)
    and my right hand spread out the heavens;(B)
when I summon them,
    they all stand up together.(C)

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13 that you forget(A) the Lord your Maker,(B)
    who stretches out the heavens(C)
    and who lays the foundations of the earth,
that you live in constant terror(D) every day
    because of the wrath of the oppressor,
    who is bent on destruction?
For where is the wrath of the oppressor?(E)

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