Ezekiel 11:16-25 NIV

Promised Return of Israel

16 "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 sanctuary1 for them in the countries where they have gone.'

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17 "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.'2

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18 "They will return to it and remove all its vile images3 and detestable idols.4

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19 I will give them an undivided heart5 and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone6 and give them a heart of flesh.7

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20 Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.8 They will be my people,9 and I will be their God.10

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21 But as for those whose hearts are devoted to their vile images and detestable idols,11 I will bring down on their own heads what they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD.12"

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22 Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, spread their wings, and the glory13 of the God of Israel was above them.14

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23 The glory15 of the LORD went up from within the city and stopped above the mountain16 east of it.

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24 The Spirit17 lifted me up and brought me to the exiles in Babyloniaa in the vision18 given by the Spirit of God. Then the vision I had seen went up from me,

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25 and I told the exiles everything the LORD had shown me.19

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