6 Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying: 2 “Son of man, aset your face toward the bmountains of Israel, and prophesy against them, 3 and say, ‘O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God! Thus says the Lord God to the mountains, to the hills, to the ravines, and to the valleys: “Indeed I, even I, will bring a sword against you, and cI will destroy your 1high places. 4 Then your altars shall be desolate, your incense altars shall be broken, and dI will cast down your slain men before your idols. 5 And I will lay the corpses of the children of Israel before their idols, and I will scatter your bones all around your altars. 6 In all your dwelling places the cities shall be laid waste, and the 2high places shall be desolate, so that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, your idols may be broken and made to cease, your incense altars may be cut down, and your works may be abolished. 7 The slain shall fall in your midst, and eyou shall know that I am the Lord.
8 f“Yet I will leave a remnant, so that you may have some who escape the sword among the nations, when you are gscattered through the countries. 9 Then those of you who escape will hremember Me among the nations where they are carried captive, because iI was crushed by their adulterous heart which has departed from Me, and jby their eyes which play the harlot after their idols; kthey will loathe themselves for the evils which they committed in all their abominations. 10 And they shall know that I am the Lord; I have not said in vain that I would bring this calamity upon them.”
11 ‘Thus says the Lord God: l“Pound 3your fists and stamp your feet, and say, ‘Alas, for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! mFor they shall fall by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence. 12 He who is far off shall die by the pestilence, he who is near shall fall by the sword, and he who remains and is besieged shall die by the famine. nThus will I spend My fury upon them. 13 Then you shall know that I am the Lord, when their slain are among their idols all around their altars, oon every high hill, pon all the mountaintops, qunder every green tree, and under every thick oak, wherever they offered sweet incense to all their idols. 14 So I will rstretch out My hand against them and make the land desolate, yes, more desolate than the wilderness toward sDiblah, in all their dwelling places. Then they shall know that I am the Lord.’ ” ’ ”
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