God’s Sure Judgment on Jerusalem

1 Then the Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the gate of the house of the LORD that faces east. There at the entrance of the gate were twenty-five men, and I saw among them Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, leaders of the people.

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      2 The LORD said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who are plotting evil and giving wicked advice in this city.

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      3 They say, ‘Haven’t our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.’

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      4 Therefore prophesy against them; prophesy, son of man.”

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      5 Then the Spirit of the LORD came on me, and he told me to say: “This is what the LORD says: That is what you are saying, you leaders in Israel, but I know what is going through your mind.

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      6 You have killed many people in this city and filled its streets with the dead.

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      7 “Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: The bodies you have thrown there are the meat and this city is the pot, but I will drive you out of it.

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      8 You fear the sword, and the sword is what I will bring against you, declares the Sovereign LORD.

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      9 I will drive you out of the city and deliver you into the hands of foreigners and inflict punishment on you.

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      10 You will fall by the sword, and I will execute judgment on you at the borders of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

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      11 This city will not be a pot for you, nor will you be the meat in it; I will execute judgment on you at the borders of Israel.

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      12 And you will know that I am the LORD, for you have not followed my decrees or kept my laws but have conformed to the standards of the nations around you.”

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      13 Now as I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell facedown and cried out in a loud voice, “Alas, Sovereign LORD! Will you completely destroy the remnant of Israel?”

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          The Promise of Israel’s Return

          14 The word of the LORD came to me:

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