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Ezekiel 20

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 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.

Ezekiel 7:26
Ezekiel 8:1
Ezekiel 14:1
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 Then came the word of the LORD unto me, saying,

 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.

Ezekiel 7:26
Ezekiel 14:3

 Wilt thou judge them, son of man, wilt thou judge them? cause them to know the abominations of their fathers:

Ezekiel 16:2
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Ezekiel 22:2
Judging Keys

 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;

Exodus 3:8
Exodus 4:31
Exodus 6:7
Exodus 20:2
Deuteronomy 4:34
Deuteronomy 7:6

 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:

Exodus 3:8
Exodus 3:17
Deuteronomy 8:7-9
Jeremiah 32:22
verse 15
Daniel 8:9
Zechariah 7:14
Psalm 48:2
The Holy Land Keys

 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.

Leviticus 18:3
Deuteronomy 29:16
Joshua 24:14
Ezekiel 6:9
Ezekiel 18:31
2 Chronicles 15:8

 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.

Ezekiel 7:8
verse 21
Ezekiel 22:22

 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.

Numbers 14:13
verse 14
verse 22
Ezekiel 36:21-22

 10 Wherefore I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness.

Exodus 13:18

 11 And I gave them my statutes, and shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them.

Deuteronomy 4:1
Deuteronomy 4:8
Leviticus 18:5
Ezekiel 18:9
verse 21
Psalm 147:19
Nehemiah 9:13
Romans 10:5
Galatians 3:12

 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.

Exodus 20:8
Deuteronomy 5:12
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Nehemiah 9:14

 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.

Exodus 16:27
Numbers 14:22
Numbers 14:29
verse 16
verse 21
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Psalm 78:40
Psalm 95:8-10
Proverbs 1:25
Psalm 106:23

 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.

verse 9
verse 22

 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;

Numbers 14:28
verse 6
Psalm 95:11
Psalm 106:26

 16 Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols.

Numbers 15:39
verse 13
verse 24
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Amos 5:25
Psalm 78:37
Acts 7:42

 17 Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness.

verse 22
Psalm 78:38

 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:

Ezekiel 2:3

 19 I am the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them;

Deuteronomy 5:32
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 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.

Jeremiah 17:22
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 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.

Numbers 25:1
Deuteronomy 9:23
Ezekiel 2:3
Ezekiel 7:8
verse 8
verse 11
verse 13

 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.

verse 9
verse 14
verse 17

 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;

Leviticus 26:33
Deuteronomy 28:64
Jeremiah 15:4
Psalm 106:27

 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.

Ezekiel 6:9
verse 13
verse 16
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 25 Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;

Psalm 81:12
Romans 1:25
2 Thessalonians 2:11

 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.

2 Kings 17:17
2 Kings 21:6
Jeremiah 32:35
Ezekiel 6:7
Ezekiel 16:20
verse 31
2 Chronicles 28:3
2 Chronicles 33:6
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 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.

Romans 2:24

 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.

Isaiah 57:5
Ezekiel 6:13
Ezekiel 16:19

 29 Then I said unto them, What is the high place whereunto ye go? And the name whereof 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?

Ezekiel 2:3

 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.

verse 26
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 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.

Ezekiel 11:5

 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:

Jeremiah 21:5
Ezekiel 22:22

 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.

Jeremiah 2:9
Jeremiah 2:35
Ezekiel 17:20

 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.

Numbers 14:21-23
Numbers 14:28
Ezekiel 17:20

 37 And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant:

Leviticus 27:32
Jeremiah 33:13
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 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.

Jeremiah 44:14
Ezekiel 13:9
verse 42
verse 44
Ezekiel 34:17
Matthew 25:32

 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.

Judges 10:14
Isaiah 1:13
Ezekiel 23:38
Amos 4:4
Psalm 81:12

 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.

Isaiah 2:2-3
Isaiah 56:7
Isaiah 60:7
Ezekiel 17:23
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Ezekiel 39:25
Micah 4:1
Zechariah 8:20
Malachi 3:4
Romans 12:1
Sacrificial Keys

 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.

Ephesians 5:2
Philippians 4:18

 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 mine hand to give it to your fathers.

Ezekiel 11:17
verse 38
verse 44
Ezekiel 34:13
Ezekiel 36:23-24
Ezekiel 38:23

 43 And there shall ye remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein ye have been defiled; and ye shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.

Leviticus 26:39
Ezekiel 6:9
Ezekiel 14:22
Ezekiel 16:61
Hosea 5:15

 44 And ye shall know that I am the LORD when I have wrought with you for my name's sake, not according to your wicked ways, nor according to your corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.

verse 38
verse 42
Ezekiel 24:24
Ezekiel 36:22

 45 Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

 46 Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Ezekiel 6:2
Ezekiel 13:17
Ezekiel 21:2

 47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.

Jeremiah 21:14
Ezekiel 21:4
Luke 23:31

 48 And all flesh shall see that I the LORD have kindled it: it shall not be quenched.

 49 Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?