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Chapter
Ezekiel 11

Book of Ezekiel - Chapter 11

Ezekiel 11:1

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 Jaazaniah the son of Azzur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people.

Ezekiel 11:2

He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;

Ezekiel 11:3

who say, [The time] is not near to build houses: this [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

Ezekiel 11:4

Therefore prophesy against them, prophesy, son of man.

Ezekiel 11:5

The Spirit of the LORD fell on me, and he said to me, Speak, Thus says the LORD: Thus you have said, house of Israel; for I know the things that come into your mind.

Ezekiel 11:6

You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled its streets with the slain.

Ezekiel 11:7

Therefore thus says the Lord the LORD: Your slain whom you have laid in its midst, they are the flesh, and this [city] is the caldron; but you shall be brought forth out of its midst.

Ezekiel 11:8

You have feared the sword; and I will bring the sword on you, says the Lord the LORD.

Ezekiel 11:9

I will bring you forth out of its midst, and deliver you into the hands of strangers, and will execute judgments among you.

Ezekiel 11:10

You shall fall by the sword; I will judge you in the border of Israel; and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 11:11

This [city] shall not be your caldron, neither shall you be the flesh in its midst; I will judge you in the border of Israel;

Ezekiel 11:12

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 around you.

Ezekiel 11:13

It happened, when I prophesied, that Pelatiah the son of Benaiah died. Then fell I down on my face, and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord the LORD! will you make a full end of the remnant of Israel?

Ezekiel 11:14

The word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Ezekiel 11:15

Son of man, your brothers, even your brothers, the men of your relatives, and all the house of Israel, all of them, [are they] to whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, Go far away from the LORD. This land has been given to us for a possession.

Ezekiel 11:16

Therefore say, Thus says the Lord the LORD: 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.

Ezekiel 11:17

Therefore say, Thus says the Lord the LORD: I will gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.

Ezekiel 11:18

They shall come there, and they shall take away all the detestable things of it and all its abominations from there.

Ezekiel 11:19

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;

Ezekiel 11:20

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.

Ezekiel 11:21

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 the LORD.

Ezekiel 11:22

Then did the cherubim lift up their wings, and the wheels were beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Ezekiel 11:23

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.

Ezekiel 11:24

The Spirit lifted me up, and brought me in the vision by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me.

Ezekiel 11:25

Then I spoke to them of the captivity all the things that the LORD had shown me.