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she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with
JER 3:10 And yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah hath not
turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly, saith the LORD.
JER 3:11 And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath
justified herself more than treacherous Judah.
JER 3:12 Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return,
thou backsliding Israel, saith the LORD; and I will not cause mine anger
to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep
anger for ever.
JER 3:13 Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed
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