Ezekiel 14:6-16 NIV

6 “Therefore say to the people of Israel, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Repent! Turn from your idols and renounce all your detestable practices!

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7 “ ‘When any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing in Israel separate themselves from me and set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer them myself.

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8 I will set my face against them and make them an example and a byword. I will remove them from my people. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

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9 “ ‘And if the prophet is enticed to utter a prophecy, I the LORD have enticed that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand against him and destroy him from among my people Israel.

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10 They will bear their guilt—the prophet will be as guilty as the one who consults him.
11 Then the people of Israel will no longer stray from me, nor will they defile themselves anymore with all their sins. They will be my people, and I will be their God, declares the Sovereign LORD.’ ”

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Jerusalem’s Judgment Inescapable

12 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      13 “Son of man, if a country sins against me by being unfaithful and I stretch out my hand against it to cut off its food supply and send famine upon it and kill its people and their animals,

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      14 even if these three men—Noah, Daniela and Job—were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness, declares the Sovereign LORD.

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        • t 14:14 - Or "Danel" , a man of renown in ancient literature; also in verse 20
          15 “Or if I send wild beasts through that country and they leave it childless and it becomes desolate so that no one can pass through it because of the beasts,

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          16 as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, even if these three men were in it, they could not save their own sons or daughters. They alone would be saved, but the land would be desolate.

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