Ezekiel 11:20

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.

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Ezekiel 11:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
ESV
20 that they may walk in my statutes and keep my rules and obey them. And they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
NLT
20 so they will obey my decrees and regulations. Then they will truly be my people, and I will be their God.
MSG
20 Then you'll obey my statutes and be careful to obey my commands. You'll be my people! I'll be your God!
CSB
20 so they may follow My statutes, keep My ordinances, and practice them. Then they will be My people, and I will be their God.

Ezekiel 11:20 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 11:20

That they may walk in my statutes
Have their conversation ordered according to the will and word of God; to which there is neither will nor power, till God gives a new heart and spirit, or works in them both to will and to do: and keep mine ordinances, and do them;
all things appertaining to religion and worship, both in public and private: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God;
it will appear by walking in the statutes of the Lord, and by keeping his ordinances, that they are his people, made willing in the day of his power to serve him; and by having covenant blessings bestowed on them, the grace of God wrought in them, his fear upon them, and new hearts and spirits given them, that he is their covenant God and Father; by this means, what under the prevalence of idolatry was hid, will now be made manifest.

Ezekiel 11:20 In-Context

18 “They will return to it and remove all its vile images and detestable idols.
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 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 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 the cherubim, with the wheels beside them, spread their wings, and the glory of the God of Israel was above them.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Psalms 1:2; Psalms 105:45
  • 2. S Jeremiah 11:4; Jeremiah 32:38
  • 3. S Exodus 6:7; Ezekiel 14:11; Ezekiel 34:30; Ezekiel 36:26-28; Hosea 1:9; Zechariah 8:8; Hebrews 8:10
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