A small translation correction, the key verse
(ESV) That which is already has been; that which is to be, already has been; and God seeks what has been driven (away.
God seeks out the connections (the past present and future)
Holy, holy, holy
is the Lord God Almighty,’
who was, and is, and is to come.
And spare my people—this is my request. For I and my people have been sold to be destroyed, killed and annihilated. If we had merely been sold as male and female slaves,
Judah said to his brothers, “What will we gain if we kill our brother and cover up his blood?