Ezekiel 36:8-15 NIV

8 “ ‘But you, mountains of Israel, will produce branches and fruit for my people Israel, for they will soon come home.

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9 I am concerned for you and will look on you with favor; you will be plowed and sown,

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      10 and I will cause many people to live on you—yes, all of Israel. The towns will be inhabited and the ruins rebuilt.

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      11 I will increase the number of people and animals living on you, and they will be fruitful and become numerous. I will settle people on you as in the past and will make you prosper more than before. Then you will know that I am the LORD.

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      12 I will cause people, my people Israel, to live on you. They will possess you, and you will be their inheritance; you will never again deprive them of their children.

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      13 “ ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because some say to you, “You devour people and deprive your nation of its children,”

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      14 therefore you will no longer devour people or make your nation childless, declares the Sovereign LORD.
      15 No longer will I make you hear the taunts of the nations, and no longer will you suffer the scorn of the peoples or cause your nation to fall, declares the Sovereign LORD.’ ”

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