NASB — Ezekiel 20 — KJV

God’s Dealings with Israel Rehearsed

1 Now in the seventh year, in the fifth [month], on the tenth of the month, Icertain of the aelders of Israel came to inquire of the LORD, and sat before me. 2 And the word of the LORD came to me saying, 3 “Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord IGOD, “Do you come to inquire of Me? As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “aI will not be inquired of by you.”’ 4 Will you judge them, will you judge them, son of man? aMake them know the abominations of their fathers; 5 and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “On the day when I achose Israel and Iswore to the IIdescendants of the house of Jacob and made Myself known to them in the land of Egypt, when I Iswore to them, saying, bI am the LORD your God, 6 on that day I swore to them, ato bring them out from the land of Egypt into a land that I had Iselected for them, bflowing with milk and honey, which is cthe glory of all lands. 7 I said to them, ‘aCast away, each of you, the detestable things of his eyes, and bdo not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt; cI am the LORD your God.’ 8 But they arebelled against Me and were not willing to listen to Me; Ithey did not cast away the detestable things of their eyes, nor did they forsake the bidols of Egypt.

¶ Then I IIresolved to cpour out My wrath on them, to accomplish My anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt. 9 But I acted afor the sake of My name, that it should bnot be profaned in the sight of the nations among whom they [lived], in whose sight I made Myself known to them by bringing them out of the land of Egypt. 10 So I took them out of the land of Egypt and brought them into the awilderness. 11 I gave them My astatutes and informed them of My ordinances, by bwhich, if a man Iobserves them, he will live. 12 Also I gave them My sabbaths to be a asign between Me and them, that they might know that I am the LORD who sanctifies them. 13 But the house of Israel arebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not walk in My statutes and they rejected My ordinances, bby which, if a man Iobserves them, he will live; and My csabbaths they greatly profaned. Then I IIresolved to dpour out My wrath on them in the wilderness, to annihilate them. 14 But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, before whose sight I had brought them out. 15 Also aI swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands, 16 because they rejected My ordinances, and as for My statutes, they did not walk in them; they even profaned My sabbaths, for their aheart continually went after their idols. 17 Yet My eye spared them rather than destroying them, and I did not cause their aannihilation in the wilderness.

[1] ILit men aEzk 8:1, 11, 12
[3] IHeb YHWH, usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch aEzk 14:3
[4] aEzk 16:2; 22:2; Mt 23:32
[5] ILit lifted up My hand, and so throughout the ch IILit seed aEx 6:6-8 bEx 6:2, 3
[6] ILit spied out aJr 32:22 bEx 13:5; 33:3 cPs 48:2
[7] aEx 20:4, 5; 22:20 bLv 18:3; Dt 29:16-18 cEx 20:2
[8] ILit each one IILit said aDt 9:7; Is 63:10 bEx 32:1-9 cEzk 5:13; 7:8; 20:13, 21
[9] aEx 32:11-14; Ezk 20:14, 22; 36:21, 22 bEzk 39:7
[10] aEx 19:1
[11] ILit does aEx 20:1-23:33 bLv 18:5; Ezk 20:13
[12] aEx 31:13, 17; Ezk 20:20
[13] ILit does IILit said aNu 14:11, 12, 22; Ezk 20:8 bLv 18:5 cIs 56:6; Ezk 20:21 dEx 32:10; Dt 9:8; Ezk 20:8, 21
[15] aNu 14:30; Ps 95:11; 106:26
[16] aEzk 11:21; 14:3-7; 20:8
[17] aJr 4:27; 5:18; Ezk 11:13

18 ¶ “I said to their Iachildren in the wilderness, ‘bDo not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols. 19 aI am the LORD your God; bwalk in My statutes and keep My ordinances and Iobserve them. 20 aSanctify My sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between Me and you, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.’ 21 But the achildren rebelled against Me; they did not walk in My statutes, nor were they careful to observe My ordinances, by which, [if] a man observes them, he will live; they profaned My sabbaths. So I Iresolved to pour out My wrath on them, to accomplish My anger against them in the wilderness. 22 But I awithdrew My hand and acted bfor the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out. 23 Also I swore to them in the wilderness that I would ascatter them among the nations and disperse them among the lands, 24 because they had not observed My ordinances, but had rejected My statutes and had profaned My sabbaths, and atheir eyes were Ion the idols of their fathers. 25 I also gave them statutes that were anot good and ordinances by which they could not live; 26 and I pronounced them aunclean because of their gifts, in that they bcaused all Itheir firstborn to pass through [the fire] so that I might make them desolate, in order that they might cknow that I am the LORD.”’

[18] ILit sons aNu 14:31; Dt 4:3-6 bZc 1:4
[19] ILit do aEx 6:7; 20:2 bDt 5:32, 33; 6:1, 2; 8:1, 2; 11:1; 12:1
[20] aJr 17:22
[21] ILit said aNu 21:5; 25:1-3
[22] aJb 13:21; Ps 78:38; Ezk 20:17 bIs 48:9-11; Jr 14:7, 21; Ezk 20:9, 14
[23] aLv 26:33; Dt 4:27; 28:64
[24] ILit after aEzk 6:9
[25] aPs 81:12; Is 66:4; Ro 1:21-25, 28
[26] ILit that which opens the womb aLv 18:21; 20:2-5; Is 63:17; Ezk 20:30; Ro 11:8 bJr 7:31; 19:4-9 cEzk 6:7; 20:12, 20

27 ¶ “Therefore, son of man, aspeak to the house of Israel and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Yet in this your fathers have bblasphemed Me by cacting treacherously against Me. 28 When I had abrought them into the land which I swore to give to them, then they saw every bhigh hill and every leafy tree, and they offered there their sacrifices and there they presented the provocation of their offering. There also they made their soothing aroma and there they poured out their drink offerings. 29 Then I said to them, ‘What is the high place to which you go?’ So its name is called IBamah to this day.”’ 30 Therefore, say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Will you defile yourselves Iafter the manner of your afathers and play the harlot after their detestable things? 31 IWhen you offer your gifts, when you acause your sons to pass through the fire, you are defiling yourselves with all your idols to this day. And shall I be inquired of by you, O house of Israel? As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “I will not be inquired of by you. 32 What acomes Iinto your mind will not come about, when you say: ‘We will be like the nations, like the tribes of the lands, bserving wood and stone.’

[27] aEzk 2:7; 3:4, 11, 27 bNu 15:30; Ro 2:24 cEzk 18:24; 39:23, 26
[28] aJsh 23:3, 14; Ne 9:22-26; Ps 78:55; Jr 2:7 b1K 14:23; Ps 78:58; Is 57:5-7; Jr 3:6; Ezk 6:13
[29] IOr High Place
[30] ILit in the way of aJg 2:19; Jr 7:26; 16:12
[31] ILit In your lifting up aPs 106:37-39; Jr 7:31; Ezk 16:20; 20:26
[32] ILit upon your spirit aEzk 11:5 bJr 2:25; 44:17

God Will Restore Israel to Her Land

33 ¶ “As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “surely with a mighty hand and with an aoutstretched arm and with wrath poured out, I shall be bking over you. 34 I will abring you out from the peoples and gather you from the lands where you are scattered, with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm and with bwrath poured out; 35 and I will bring you into the awilderness of the peoples, and there I will enter into judgment with you face to face. 36 As I aentered into judgment with your fathers in the bwilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will enter into judgment with you,” declares the Lord GOD. 37 “I will make you apass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant; 38 and I will apurge from you the rebels and those who transgress against Me; I will bring them out of the land where they sojourn, but they will bnot enter the Iland of Israel. Thus you will know that I am the LORD.

[33] aJr 21:5 bJr 51:57
[34] aIs 27:12, 13; Ezk 20:38; 34:16 bJr 42:18; 44:6; Lm 2:4
[35] aEzk 19:13; 20:36; Ho 2:14
[36] aNu 11:1-35; Ps 106:15; Ezk 20:13, 21; 1Co 10:5-10 bDt 32:10
[37] aLv 27:32; Jr 33:13
[38] ILit ground or soil aEzk 34:17-22; Am 9:9, 10; Zc 13:8, 9; Mal 3:3; 4:1-3 bNu 14:29, 30; Ps 95:11; Ezk 13:9; 20:15, 16; He 4:3

39 ¶ “As for you, O house of Israel,” thus says the Lord GOD, “aGo, serve everyone his idols; Ibut later you will surely listen to Me, and My holy name you will bprofane no longer with your gifts and with your idols. 40 For on My holy mountain, on the high mountain of Israel,” declares the Lord GOD, “there the whole house of Israel, aall of them, will serve Me in the land; there I will baccept them and there I will Iseek your contributions and the choicest of your gifts, with all your holy things. 41 IAs a soothing aroma I will accept you when I abring you out from the peoples and gather you from the lands where you are scattered; and I will prove Myself bholy among you in the sight of the nations. 42 And ayou will know that I am the LORD, bwhen I bring you into the land of Israel, into the cland which I swore to give to your forefathers. 43 There you will aremember your ways and all your deeds with which you have defiled yourselves; and you will bloathe yourselves in your own Isight for all the evil things that you have done. 44 Then ayou will know that I am the LORD when I have dealt with you bfor My name’s sake, not according to your evil ways or according to your corrupt deeds, O house of Israel,” declares the Lord GOD.’”

[39] IOr and afterwards, if you will not listen to Me, but aJr 44:25, 26 bIs 1:13-15; Ezk 23:38, 39; 43:7
[40] IOr require aIs 66:23; Ezk 37:22, 24 bIs 56:7; 60:7; Ezk 43:12, 27
[41] ILit With aIs 27:12, 13; Ezk 11:17; 28:25 bIs 5:16; Ezk 28:25; 36:23
[42] aEzk 36:23; 38:23 bEzk 11:17; 34:13; 36:24 cEzk 20:6, 15
[43] ILit faces aEzk 6:9; 16:61, 63; Ho 5:15 bJr 31:18; Ezk 36:31; Zc 12:10
[44] aEzk 24:24 bEzk 36:22

45INow the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 46 “Son of man, set your face toward ITeman, and speak out against the asouth and bprophesy against the cforest IIland of the Negev, 47 and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the LORD: thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am about to akindle a fire in you, and it will consume every Igreen tree in you, as well as every dry tree; the blazing flame will not be quenched and IIbthe whole surface from south to north will be burned by it. 48 All flesh will see that I, the LORD, have kindled it; it shall anot be quenched.”’” 49 Then I said, “Ah Lord GOD! They are saying of me, ‘Is he not [just] speaking aparables?’”

[45] ICh 21:1 in Heb
[46] IOr the South IILit of the field aJr 13:19; Ezk 21:4 bEzk 21:2; Am 7:16 cIs 30:6-11
[47] ILit moist IIOr all the faces aIs 9:18, 19; Jr 21:14 bIs 13:8
[48] aJr 7:20; 17:27
[49] aEzk 17:2; Mt 13:13; Jn 16:25


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God refuseth to be consulted by the elders of Israel.

1 ¶ And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifth [month], the tenth [day] of the month, [that] certain of the elders of Israel came to enquire of the LORD, and sat before me. 2 Then came the word of the LORD unto me, saying, 3 Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Are ye come to enquire of me? [As] I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you. 4 Wilt thou judge them, son of man, wilt thou judge [them]? cause them to know the abominations of their fathers:

[1] 1K 14:2; 22:15; 2K 3:13; Is 29:13; 58:2; Jr 37:17; Ezk 1:2; 8:1; 14:1; 24:1; 26:1; 29:1, 17; 30:20; 31:1; 32:1; 33:30; 40:1; Mt 22:16; Lk 2:46; 8:35; 10:39; Ac 22:3.
[3] 1S 28:6; Ps 50:15; Pv 15:8; 21:27; 28:9; Is 1:12, 15; Ezk 14:3, 7; 20:31; Mi 3:7; Mt 3:7; 15:8; Lk 3:7; Jn 4:24.
[4] Is 5:3; Jr 7:16; 11:14; 14:11; 15:1; Ezk 14:14, 20; 16:2; 22:2; 23:36, 45; Mt 23:29; Lk 11:47; 13:33; Ac 7:51; 1Co 6:2.

He sheweth the story of their rebellions in Egypt,

5 ¶ And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day when I chose Israel, and lifted up mine hand unto the seed of the house of Jacob, and made myself known unto them in the land of Egypt, when I lifted up mine hand unto them, saying, I [am] the LORD your God; 6 In the day [that] I lifted up mine hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied for them, flowing with milk and honey, which [is] the glory of all lands: 7 Then said I unto them, Cast ye away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt: I [am] the LORD your God. 8 But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt. 9 But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they [were], in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

[5] Gn 14:22; Ex 3:6, 8, 16; 4:31; 6:6, 8; 19:4; 20:2; Dt 4:34, 37; 7:6; 11:2; 14:2; 32:40; Ps 33:12; 103:7; Is 41:8; 43:10; 44:1; Jr 33:24; Ezk 20:6, 15, 23; 35:11; 47:14; Mk 13:20; Rv 10:5.
[6] Gn 15:13; Ex 3:8, 17; 13:5; 14:1; 33:3; Lv 20:24; Nu 13:27; 14:8; Dt 6:3; 8:7; 11:9, 11; 26:9, 15; 27:3; 31:20; 32:8, 13; Jsh 5:6; Ps 48:2; Jr 11:5; 32:22; Ezk 20:5, 15, 23, 42; Dn 8:9; 11:16, 41; Zc 7:14.
[7] Ex 16:12; Lv 11:44; 17:7; 18:3; 20:7; Dt 29:16; Jsh 24:14; 2Ch 15:8; Is 2:20; 31:7; Ezk 6:9; 14:6; 18:6, 15, 31; 20:8, 19; 23:3, 8.
[8] Ex 32:4; Dt 9:7; Ne 9:26; Is 63:10; Ezk 5:13; 7:8; 20:7, 13, 21.
[9] Ex 32:12; Nu 14:13; Dt 9:28; 32:26; Jsh 2:10; 7:9; 9:9; 1S 4:8; 12:22; Ezk 20:14, 22; 36:21; 39:7.

in the wilderness,

10 ¶ Wherefore I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness. 11 And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which [if] a man do, he shall even live in them. 12 Moreover also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I [am] the LORD that sanctify them. 13 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments, which [if] a man do, he shall even live in them; and my sabbaths they greatly polluted: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume them. 14 But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out. 15 Yet also I lifted up my hand unto them in the wilderness, that I would not bring them into the land which I had given [them], flowing with milk and honey, which [is] the glory of all lands; 16 Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols. 17 Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness. 18 But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols: 19 I [am] the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; 20 And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I [am] the LORD your God. 21 Notwithstanding the children rebelled against me: they walked not in my statutes, neither kept my judgments to do them, which [if] a man do, he shall even live in them; they polluted my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the wilderness. 22 Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth. 23 I lifted up mine hand unto them also in the wilderness, that I would scatter them among the heathen, and disperse them through the countries; 24 Because they had not executed my judgments, but had despised my statutes, and had polluted my sabbaths, and their eyes were after their fathers' idols. 25 Wherefore I gave them also statutes [that were] not good, and judgments whereby they should not live; 26 And I polluted them in their own gifts, in that they caused to pass through [the fire] all that openeth the womb, that I might make them desolate, to the end that they might know that I [am] the LORD.

[10] Ex 13:17; 14:17; 15:22; 20:2.
[11] Lv 18:5; Dt 4:8; 20:15; Ne 9:13; Ps 147:19; Ezk 20:13, 21; Lk 10:28; Ro 3:2; 10:5; Ga 3:12.
[12] Gn 2:3; Ex 16:29; 19:5; 20:8; 31:13; 35:2; Lv 20:8; 21:8, 15, 23; 23:3, 24, 32, 39; 25:4; Dt 5:12; Ne 9:14; Ezk 20:20; 37:28; Mk 2:27; Jn 17:17; Col 2:16; 1Th 5:23; Jde 1:1.
[13] Ex 16:27, 28; 32:8, 10; Lv 26:15, 43; Nu 14:11, 22, 29; 15:31; 16:20, 45; 26:25; Dt 9:8, 12; 31:27; 1S 8:8; 2S 12:9; Ne 9:16; Ps 78:40; 95:8; 106:13, 23; Pv 1:25; 13:13; Is 56:6; 63:10; Ezk 20:8, 11, 16, 21, 24; Am 2:4; 1Th 4:8; He 10:28.
[14] Ezk 20:9, 22; 36:22; Ep 1:6, 12.
[15] Nu 14:23; 26:64; Dt 1:34; Ps 95:11; 106:26; Ezk 20:6, 23; He 3:11, 18; 4:3.
[16] Ex 32:1; Nu 15:39; 25:2; Ezk 14:3; 20:8, 13; 23:8; Am 5:25; Ac 7:39.
[17] 1S 24:10; Ne 9:19; Ps 78:37; Jr 4:27; 5:18; Ezk 7:2; 8:18; 9:10; 11:13; Na 1:8.
[18] Nu 14:32; 32:13; Dt 4:3; Ps 78:6; Jr 2:7; 3:9; Ezk 20:7; Zc 1:2; Lk 11:47; Ac 7:51; 1P 1:18.
[19] Ex 20:2; Dt 4:1; 5:1, 6, 32; 6:1; 7:4; 10:1; Ne 9:13; Ps 19:7; 81:9; 105:45; Jr 3:22; Ezk 11:20; 36:27; 37:24; Tit 2:11.
[20] Ex 20:11; 31:13; Ne 13:15; Is 58:13; Jr 17:22, 24, 27; Ezk 20:12; 44:24.
[21] Nu 21:5; 25:1; Dt 9:23; 31:27; 2Ch 34:21, 25; Ps 106:29; Lm 4:11; Ezk 7:8; 13:15; 20:8, 11, 13; 21:31; Dn 11:36; Ac 13:18; Rv 16:1.
[22] Jb 13:21; Ps 25:11; 78:38; 79:9; 115:1; Is 48:9; Jr 14:7, 21; Lm 2:8; Ezk 20:9, 14, 17, 22; Dn 9:17, 19.
[23] Lv 26:33; Dt 28:64; 32:26, 40; Ps 106:27; Jr 15:4; Ezk 20:15; Rv 10:5.
[24] Dt 4:19; Jb 31:26; Ezk 6:9; 18:6, 12, 15; 20:13, 16; Am 2:4.
[25] Dt 4:27; 28:36; Ps 81:12; Is 66:4; Ezk 14:9; 20:26, 39; Ro 1:21, 28; 2Th 2:9.
[26] Ex 13:12; Lv 18:21; 2K 17:17; 21:6; 2Ch 28:3; 33:6; Is 63:17; Jr 32:35; Ezk 6:7; 16:20; 20:31; Lk 2:23; Ro 11:7.

and in the land.

27 ¶ Therefore, son of man, speak unto the house of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Yet in this your fathers have blasphemed me, in that they have committed a trespass against me. 28 [For] when I had brought them into the land, [for] the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering: there also they made their sweet savour, and poured out there their drink offerings. 29 Then I said unto them, What [is] the high place whereunto ye go? And the name thereof is called Bamah unto this day. 30 Wherefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Are ye polluted after the manner of your fathers? and commit ye whoredom after their abominations? 31 For when ye offer your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through the fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your idols, even unto this day: and shall I be enquired of by you, O house of Israel? [As] I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you. 32 And that which cometh into your mind shall not be at all, that ye say, We will be as the heathen, as the families of the countries, to serve wood and stone.

[27] Ezk 2:7; 3:4, 11, 27; Ro 2:24; Rv 13:5.
[28] Gn 15:18; 26:3; Jsh 23:3, 14; Ne 9:22; Ps 78:55, 58; 105:8; Is 57:5; Jr 2:7; 3:6; Ezk 6:13; 16:19; 20:6, 15.
[29] Ezk 16:24, 31.
[30] Nu 32:14; Jg 2:19; Jr 7:26; 9:14; 16:12; Mt 23:32; Ac 7:51.
[31] Dt 18:10; 1S 28:5; 2K 3:13; Jb 27:8, 10; Ps 66:18; 106:37; Pv 1:27; 28:9; Is 1:15; Jr 7:31; 14:12; 19:5; Ezk 14:3; 20:3, 26; Zc 7:13; Mt 25:11; Jm 4:1.
[32] Dt 4:28; 28:36, 64; 29:17; 1S 8:5; Ps 139:2; Pv 19:21; Is 37:19; Jr 44:17, 29; Lm 3:37; Ezk 11:5; 38:10; Dn 5:4; Ro 12:2; Rv 9:20.

He promiseth to gather them by the Gospel.

33 ¶ [As] I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over you: 34 And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. 35 And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. 36 Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. 37 And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: 38 And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I [am] the LORD. 39 As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord GOD; Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter [also], if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols. 40 For in mine holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, saith the Lord GOD, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them in the land, serve me: there will I accept them, and there will I require your offerings, and the firstfruits of your oblations, with all your holy things. 41 I will accept you with your sweet savour, when I bring you out from the people, and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. 42 And ye shall know that I [am] the LORD, when I shall bring you into the land of Israel, into the country [for] the which I lifted up