12 as far as the east is from the west,
    so far has he removed our transgressions(A) from us.

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17 Surely it was for my benefit(A)
    that I suffered such anguish.(B)
In your love you kept me
    from the pit(C) of destruction;
you have put all my sins(D)
    behind your back.(E)

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16 None of the sins(A) that person has committed will be remembered against them. They have done what is just and right; they will surely live.(B)

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18 Who is a God(A) like you,
    who pardons sin(B) and forgives(C) the transgression
    of the remnant(D) of his inheritance?(E)
You do not stay angry(F) forever
    but delight to show mercy.(G)

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19 You will again have compassion on us;
    you will tread our sins underfoot
    and hurl all our iniquities(A) into the depths of the sea.(B)

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The angel said to those who were standing before him, “Take off his filthy clothes.”

Then he said to Joshua, “See, I have taken away your sin,(A) and I will put fine garments(B) on you.”

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See, the stone I have set in front of Joshua!(A) There are seven eyes[a](B) on that one stone,(C) and I will engrave an inscription on it,’ says the Lord Almighty, ‘and I will remove the sin(D) of this land in a single day.

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Footnotes

  1. Zechariah 3:9 Or facets
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