"Therefore say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will gather you from the nations and bring you back from the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you back the land of Israel again.'118
"They will return to it and remove all its vile images2 and detestable idols.319
I will give them an undivided heart4 and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone5 and give them a heart of flesh.620
Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.7 They will be my people,8 and I will be their God.921
But as for those whose hearts are devoted to their vile images and detestable idols,10 I will bring down on their own heads what they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD.11"
Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, spread their wings, and the glory12 of the God of Israel was above them.1323
The glory14 of the LORD went up from within the city and stopped above the mountain15 east of it.
The Spirit16 lifted me up and brought me to the exiles in Babyloniaa in the vision17 given by the Spirit of God. Then the vision I had seen went up from me,
and I told the exiles everything the LORD had shown me.18