Then some of the leaders of Israel visited me, and while they were sitting with me,
this message came to me from the :
“Son of man, these leaders have set up idols in their hearts. They have embraced things that will make them fall into sin. Why should I listen to their requests?
References for Ezekiel 14:3
Tell them, ‘This is what the Sovereign says: The people of Israel have set up idols in their hearts and fallen into sin, and then they go to a prophet asking for a message. So I, the , will give them the kind of answer their great idolatry deserves.
I will do this to capture the minds and hearts of all my people who have turned from me to worship their detestable idols.’
“Therefore, tell the people of Israel, ‘This is what the Sovereign says: Repent and turn away from your idols, and stop all your detestable sins.