Ezekiel 17:19-24 NIV

19 " 'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: As surely as I live, I will bring down on his head my oath that he despised and my covenant that he broke.1

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20 I will spread my net2 for him, and he will be caught in my snare. I will bring him to Babylon and execute judgment3 upon him there because he was unfaithful4 to me.

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21 All his fleeing troops will fall by the sword,5 and the survivors6 will be scattered to the winds.7 Then you will know that I the LORD have spoken.8

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22 " 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I myself will take a shoot9 from the very top of a cedar and plant it; I will break off a tender sprig from its topmost shoots and plant it on a high and lofty mountain.10

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23 On the mountain heights11 of Israel I will plant it; it will produce branches and bear fruit12 and become a splendid cedar. Birds of every kind will nest in it; they will find shelter in the shade of its branches.13

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24 All the trees of the field14 will know that I the LORD bring down15 the tall tree and make the low tree grow tall. I dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish.16 " 'I the LORD have spoken, and I will do it.17' "

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