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Ezekiel 11 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Moreover the Spirit lifted me up, and brought me to the east gate of the LORD's house, which looks eastward: and see, at the door of the gate twenty-five men; and I saw in the midst of them Ya`azanyah the son of Azur, and Pelatyah the son of Benayah, princes of the people. 1 Then the Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the gate of the house of the LORD that faces east. There at the entrance to the gate were twenty-five men, and I saw among them Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, leaders of the people.
2 He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city; 2 The LORD said to me, "Son of man, these are the men who are plotting evil and giving wicked advice in this city.
3 who say, [The time] is not near to build houses: this [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh. 3 They say, 'Will it not soon be time to build houses? This city is a cooking pot, and we are the meat.'
4 Therefore prophesy against them, prophesy, son of man. 4 Therefore prophesy against them; prophesy, son of man."
5 The Spirit of the LORD fell on me, and he said to me, Speak, Thus says the LORD: Thus have you said, house of Yisra'el; for I know the things that come into your mind. 5 Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon me, and he told me to say: "This is what the LORD says: That is what you are saying, O house of Israel, but I know what is going through your mind.
6 You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled the streets of it with the slain. 6 You have killed many people in this city and filled its streets with the dead.
7 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Your slain whom you have laid in the midst of it, they are the flesh, and this [city] is the caldron; but you shall be brought forth out of the midst of it. 7 "Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: The bodies you have thrown there are the meat and this city is the pot, but I will drive you out of it.
8 You have feared the sword; and I will bring the sword on you, says the Lord GOD. 8 You fear the sword, and the sword is what I will bring against you, declares the Sovereign LORD.
9 I will bring you forth out of the midst of it, and deliver you into the hands of strangers, and will execute judgments among you. 9 I will drive you out of the city and hand you over to foreigners and inflict punishment on you.
10 You shall fall by the sword; I will judge you in the border of Yisra'el; and you shall know that I am the LORD. 10 You will fall by the sword, and I will execute judgment on you at the borders of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
11 This [city] shall not be your caldron, neither shall you be the flesh in the midst of it; I will judge you in the border of Yisra'el; 11 This city will not be a pot for you, nor will you be the meat in it; I will execute judgment on you at the borders of Israel.
12 and you shall know that I am the LORD: for you have not walked in my statutes, neither have you executed my ordinances, but have done after the ordinances of the nations that are round about you. 12 And you will know that I am the LORD, for you have not followed my decrees or kept my laws but have conformed to the standards of the nations around you."
13 It happened, when I prophesied, that Pelatyah the son of Benayah died. Then fell I down on my face, and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord GOD! will you make a full end of the remnant of Yisra'el? 13 Now as I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell facedown and cried out in a loud voice, "Ah, Sovereign LORD! Will you completely destroy the remnant of Israel?"
14 The word of the LORD came to me, saying, 14 The word of the LORD came to me:
15 Son of man, your brothers, even your brothers, the men of your relatives, and all the house of Yisra'el, all of them, [are they] to whom the inhabitants of Yerushalayim have said, Get you far from the LORD; to us is this land given for a possession. 15 "Son of man, your brothers--your brothers who are your blood relatives and the whole house of Israel--are those of whom the people of Jerusalem have said, 'They are far away from the LORD; this land was given to us as our possession.'
16 Therefore say, Thus says the Lord GOD: Whereas I have removed them far off among the nations, and whereas I have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them a sanctuary for a little while in the countries where they are come. 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 sanctuary for them in the countries where they have gone.'
17 Therefore say, Thus says the Lord GOD: I will gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you Eretz-Yisra'el. 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.'
18 They shall come there, and they shall take away all the detestable things of it and all the abominations of it from there. 18 "They will return to it and remove all its vile images and detestable idols.
19 I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh; 19 I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh.
20 that they may walk in my statutes, and keep my ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God. 20 Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God.
21 But as for them whose heart walks after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will bring their way on their own heads, says the Lord GOD. 21 But as for those whose hearts are devoted to their vile images and detestable idols, I will bring down on their own heads what they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD."
22 Then did the Keruvim lift up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Yisra'el was over them above. 22 Then the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, spread their wings, and the glory of the God of Israel was above them.
23 The glory of the LORD went up from the midst of the city, and stood on the mountain which is on the east side of the city. 23 The glory of the LORD went up from within the city and stopped above the mountain east of it.
24 The Spirit lifted me up, and brought me in the vision by the Spirit of God into Kasdim, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me. 24 The Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the exiles in Babylonia in the vision given by the Spirit of God. Then the vision I had seen went up from me,
25 Then I spoke to them of the captivity all the things that the LORD had shown me. 25 and I told the exiles everything the LORD had shown me.