I will plant them on their land and they will never again be uprooted from the 1 land I have given them,” says the Lord your God.
They ate all the vegetation in their land, and devoured the crops of their fields. 1
So the Lord has uprooted them from their land in anger, wrath, and great rage and has deported them to another land, as is clear today.”
The Lord will certainly have compassion on Jacob; 1 he will again choose Israel as his special people 2 and restore 3 them to their land. Resident foreigners will join them and unite with the family 4 of Jacob.
I will bring them out from among the peoples and gather them from foreign countries; I will bring them to their own land. I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, by the streams and all the inhabited places of the land.
“Son of man, when the house of Israel was living on their own land, they defiled it by their behavior 1 and their deeds. In my sight their behavior was like the uncleanness of a woman having her monthly period.
They will bear their shame for all their unfaithful acts against me, when they live securely on their land with no one to make them afraid.
Then they will know that I am the Lord their God, because I sent them into exile among the nations, and then gathered them into their own land. I will not leave any of them in exile 1 any longer.
But he did not purchase the land of the priests because the priests had an allotment from Pharaoh and they ate from their allotment that Pharaoh gave them. That is why they did not sell their land.
So I have said to you: You yourselves will possess their land and I myself will give it to you for a possession, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am the Lord your God who has set you apart from the other peoples. 1
“I, the Lord, also have something to say concerning 1 the wicked nations who surround my land 2 and have attacked and plundered 3 the land that I gave to my people as a permanent possession. 4 I say: ‘I will uproot the people of those nations from their lands and I will free the people of Judah who have been taken there. 5
But in that time they will affirm them with ‘I swear as surely as the Lord lives who delivered the people of Israel from the land of the north and from all the other lands where he had banished them.’ At that time I will bring them back to the land I gave their ancestors.” 1
But at that time they will affirm them with “I swear as surely as the Lord lives who delivered the descendants of the former nation of Israel 1 from the land of the north and from all the other lands where he had banished 2 them.” 3 At that time they will live in their own land.’”
“‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: When I regather the house of Israel from the peoples where they are dispersed, I will reveal my sovereign power 1 over them in the sight of the nations, and they will live in their land that I gave to my servant Jacob.
The trees of the field will yield their fruit and the earth will yield its crops. They will live securely on their land; they will know that I am the Lord, when I break the bars of their yoke and rescue them from the hand of those who enslaved them.
Then tell them, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Look, I am about to take the Israelites from among the nations where they have gone. I will gather them from round about and bring them to their land.