17 “Therefore say: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will gather you from the nations and bring you back from the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you back the land of Israel again.’(A)

18 “They will return to it and remove all its vile images(B) and detestable idols.(C) 19 I will give them an undivided heart(D) and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone(E) and give them a heart of flesh.(F) 20 Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.(G) They will be my people,(H) and I will be their God.(I) 21 But as for those whose hearts are devoted to their vile images and detestable idols,(J) I will bring down on their own heads what they have done, declares the Sovereign Lord.(K)

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