Bible: 1 Kings 9:6-9

9:6But if you or your sons ever turn away from me, fail to obey the regulations and rules I instructed you to keep, 1  and decide to serve and worship other gods, 2  9:7 then I will remove Israel from the land 3  I have given them, I will abandon this temple I have consecrated with my presence, 4  and Israel will be mocked and ridiculed 5  among all the nations. 9:8 This temple will become a heap of ruins; 6  everyone who passes by it will be shocked and will hiss out their scorn, 7  saying, ‘Why did the Lord do this to this land and this temple?’ 9:9 Others will then answer, 8 Because they abandoned the Lord their God, who led their ancestors 9  out of Egypt. They embraced other gods whom they worshiped and served. 10  That is why the Lord has brought all this disaster down on them.’

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