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Today, 20 june 2018

King James version (en)

Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not; And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations?

Comments:
Wesley's Notes

A call to true repentance,  7:1-7.
Not to live in theft, murder, adultery, perjury, etc , to trust in the outward worship and temple of God, by the example of Shiloh,  7:8-15.
The prophet is forbid to pray for them,  7:16.
Their idolatry, and its judgment,  7:17-20.
Their sacrifices rejected, and obedience required,  7:21-28.
They are called to mourn for their abominations in Tophet, and their judgments,  7:29-34.

Will ye steal - Can you think that this can be grateful to me, or advantageous to yourselves, to frequent my house, and yet retain these odious sins. Whom - Such as they had set up new, and never had any experience of, and therefore could have no reason to serve them.

Delivered - After they had appeared before God with their sacrifices, they thought they were privileged to return to all those wickednesses.

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