5he built altars for all the host of he heaven in the

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Unformatted text preview: use of the Lord, of which the Lord had said, ‘In Jerusalem I will put my name.’ 5He built altars for all the host of He heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. 6He made his He son pass through fire; he practised soothsaying and augury, and dealt with mediums and with wizards. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger. sight (2 Kings 21: 1-6) Responses to the Exile 1 11 Because The Lord said by his servants the prophets, 11‘‘Because King Manasseh of Judah has committed these abominations, has done things more wicked than all that the Amorites did, who were before him, and has caused Judah also to sin with his 12 idols; 12therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, I am therefore bringing upon Jerusalem and Judah such evil that the ears of 13 everyone who hears of it will tingle. 13I will stretch over will Jerusalem the measuring line for Samaria, and the plummet for the house of Ahab; I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, 14 wiping it and turning it upside down. 14I will cast off the remnant will of my heritage, and give them into the hand of their enemies; they shall become a prey and a spoil to all their enemies, 15 15because they have done what is evil in my sight and have because provoked me to anger, since the day their ancestors came out of Egypt, even to this day.’ (2 Kings 21: 10-14) (2 10 10 Responses to the Exile 1 Still the Lord did not turn from the fierceness of his great wrath, Still by which his anger was kindled against Judah, because of all 27 the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked him. 27The The Lord said, ‘I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel; and I will reject this city that I have chosen, Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be 28 there.’ 28 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of 29 Judah? 29In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the In king of Assyria to the river E...
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