How long will you people turn my glory(A) into shame?(B)
    How long will you love delusions and seek false gods[a]?[b](C)

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  1. Psalm 4:2 Or seek lies
  2. Psalm 4:2 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 4.
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Those who run after other gods(A) will suffer(B) more and more.
    I will not pour out libations of blood to such gods
    or take up their names(C) on my lips.

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Blessed is the one(A)
    who trusts in the Lord,(B)
who does not look to the proud,(C)
    to those who turn aside to false gods.[a](D)

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  1. Psalm 40:4 Or to lies
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25 This is your lot,
    the portion(A) I have decreed for you,”
declares the Lord,
“because you have forgotten(B) me
    and trusted in false gods.(C)

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28 Then Nebuchadnezzar said, “Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel(A) and rescued(B) his servants! They trusted(C) in him and defied the king’s command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.(D)

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This is what the Lord says:

“For three sins of Judah,(A)
    even for four, I will not relent.
Because they have rejected the law(B) of the Lord
    and have not kept his decrees,(C)
because they have been led astray(D) by false gods,[a](E)
    the gods[b] their ancestors followed,(F)

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  1. Amos 2:4 Or by lies
  2. Amos 2:4 Or lies
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