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Ezekiel 6 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Judgment against Israel’s Mountains

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:1 - Again a message came to me from the LORD:

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:2 - “Son of man, turn and face the mountains of Israel and prophesy against them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:3 - Proclaim this message from the Sovereign LORD against the mountains of Israel. This is what the Sovereign LORD says to the mountains and hills and to the ravines and valleys: I am about to bring war upon you, and I will smash your pagan shrines.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - All your altars will be demolished, and your places of worship will be destroyed. I will kill your people in front of your idols.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:5 - I will lay your corpses in front of your idols and scatter your bones around your altars.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - Wherever you live there will be desolation, and I will destroy your pagan shrines. Your altars will be demolished, your idols will be smashed, your places of worship will be torn down, and all the religious objects you have made will be destroyed.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:7 - The place will be littered with corpses, and you will know that I alone am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:8 - “But I will let a few of my people escape destruction, and they will be scattered among the nations of the world.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:9 - Then when they are exiled among the nations, they will remember me. They will recognize how hurt I am by their unfaithful hearts and lustful eyes that long for their idols. Then at last they will hate themselves for all their detestable sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:10 - They will know that I alone am the LORD and that I was serious when I said I would bring this calamity on them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:11 - “This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Clap your hands in horror, and stamp your feet. Cry out because of all the detestable sins the people of Israel have committed. Now they are going to die from war and famine and disease.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:12 - Disease will strike down those who are far away in exile. War will destroy those who are nearby. And anyone who survives will be killed by famine. So at last I will spend my fury on them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:13 - They will know that I am the LORD when their dead lie scattered among their idols and altars on every hill and mountain and under every green tree and every great shade tree—the places where they offered sacrifices to their idols.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:14 - I will crush them and make their cities desolate from the wilderness in the south to Riblah[fn] in the north. Then they will know that I am the LORD.”
NLT Footnotes
The Hebrew term (literally round things) probably alludes to dung; also in 6:5, 6, 9, 13.
As in some Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts read Diblah.
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