4 If your fchildren have sinned against him,
he has delivered them into the hand of their transgression.
42 But jGod turned away and kgave them over to worship lthe host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets:
m“‘Did you bring to me slain beasts and sacrifices,
nduring the forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
16 In past generations he aallowed all the nations bto walk in their own ways.
24 Therefore sGod gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to tthe dishonoring of their bodies among themselves,
26 For this reason wGod gave them up to xdishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature;