King James Bible
And say1 unto them, Thus saith1 the Lord GOD; In the day when I chose2 Israel, and lifted up4 mine hand unto the seed of the house of Jacob, and made myself known11 unto them in the land of Egypt, when I lifted up4 mine hand unto them, saying,2 I [am] the LORD your God;
In the day [that] I lifted up1 mine hand unto them, to bring them forth53 of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied1 for them, flowing6 with milk and honey, which [is] the glory of all lands:
But they rebelled55 against me, and would1 not hearken2 unto me: they did not every man cast away52 the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake1 the idols of Egypt: then I said,4 I will pour out2 my fury upon them, to accomplish15 my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
But I wrought4 for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted9 before the heathen, among whom they [were], in whose sight I made myself known8 unto them, in bringing them forth53 out of the land of Egypt.
But the house of Israel rebelled55 against me in the wilderness: they walked1 not in my statutes, and they despised1 my judgments, which [if] a man do,4 he shall even live1 in them; and my sabbaths they greatly polluted:14 then I said,4 I would pour out2 my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume15 them.
Notwithstanding the children rebelled55 against me: they walked1 not in my statutes, neither kept1 my judgments to do2 them, which [if] a man do,4 he shall even live1 in them; they polluted14 my sabbaths: then I said,4 I would pour out2 my fury upon them, to accomplish15 my anger against them in the wilderness.
And I polluted17 them in their own gifts, in that they caused to pass through53 [the fire] all that openeth the womb, that I might make them desolate,55 to the end that they might know4 that I [am] the LORD.
Therefore, son of man, speak16 unto the house of Israel, and say1 unto them, Thus saith1 the Lord GOD; Yet in this your fathers have blasphemed14 me, in that they have committed2 a trespass against me.
[For] when I had brought55 them into the land, [for] the which I lifted up1 mine hand to give2 it to them, then they saw4 every high6 hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered4 there their sacrifices, and there they presented4 the provocation of their offering: there also they made4 their sweet savour, and poured out55 there their drink offerings.
For when ye offer2 your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through53 the fire, ye pollute12 yourselves with all your idols, even unto this day: and shall I be enquired11 of by you, O house of Israel? [As] I live, saith7 the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired11 of by you.
And I will purge out1 from among you the rebels,6 and them that transgress6 against me: I will bring them forth55 out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter4 into the land of Israel: and ye shall know1 that I [am] the LORD.
As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith1 the Lord GOD; Go3 ye, serve3 ye every one his idols, and hereafter [also], if ye will not hearken6 unto me: but pollute17 ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.
For in mine holy mountain, in the mountain of the height of Israel, saith7 the Lord GOD, there shall all the house of Israel, all of them in the land, serve4 me: there will I accept4 them, and there will I require4 your offerings, and the firstfruits of your oblations, with all your holy things.
I will accept4 you with your sweet savour, when I bring you out53 from the people, and gather14 you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered;8 and I will be sanctified8 in you before the heathen.
And ye shall know1 that I [am] the LORD, when I have wrought2 with you for my name's sake, not according to your wicked ways, nor according to your corrupt12 doings, O ye house of Israel, saith7 the Lord GOD.
And say1 to the forest of the south, Hear3 the word of the LORD; Thus saith1 the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle56 a fire in thee, and it shall devour1 every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched,4 and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned8 therein.
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