20 And wherever they went among the nations they profanedk my holy name, for it was said of them, ‘These are the Lord’s people, and yet they had to leave his land.’l 21 I had concern for my holy name, which the people of Israel profaned among the nations where they had gone.m
22 “Therefore say to the Israelites, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: It is not for your sake, people of Israel, that I am going to do these things, but for the sake of my holy name,n which you have profanedo among the nations where you have gone.p 23 I will show the holiness of my great name,q which has been profanedr among the nations, the name you have profaned among them. Then the nations will know that I am the Lord,s declares the Sovereign Lord, when I am proved holyt through you before their eyes.u
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