The word of the LORD came to me:
"Son of man, your brothers--your brothers who are your blood relatives and the whole house of Israel--are those of whom the people of Jerusalem have said, 'They are far away from the LORD; this land was given to us as our possession.'1
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"Therefore say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Although I sent them far away among the nations and scattered them among the countries, yet for a little while I have been a sanctuary2 for them in the countries where they have gone.'
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"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.'3
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"They will return to it and remove all its vile images4 and detestable idols.5
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I will give them an undivided heart6 and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone7 and give them a heart of flesh.8
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Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.9 They will be my people,10 and I will be their God.11
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But as for those whose hearts are devoted to their vile images and detestable idols,12 I will bring down on their own heads what they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD.13"
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Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, spread their wings, and the glory14 of the God of Israel was above them.15
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The glory16 of the LORD went up from within the city and stopped above the mountain17 east of it.
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The Spirit18 lifted me up and brought me to the exiles in Babylonia in the vision19 given by the Spirit of God. Then the vision I had seen went up from me,
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and I told the exiles everything the LORD had shown me.20
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