What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Yea, thou castest off fear, and restrainest prayer before God.
So the shipmaster came to him, and said unto him, What meanest thou, O sleeper? arise, call upon thy God, if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.
They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: [there is] none among them that calleth unto me.
As [it is] written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
Pour out thy fury upon the heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name: for they have eaten up Jacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have made his habitation desolate.
For the pastors are become brutish, and have not sought the LORD: therefore they shall not prosper, and all their flocks shall be scattered.
And [there is] none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us, because of our iniquities.
But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.
Pour out thy wrath upon the heathen that have not known thee, and upon the kingdoms that have not called upon thy name.
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread: they have not called upon God.
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
And them that are turned back from the LORD; and [those] that have not sought the LORD, nor enquired for him.