Say to them: This is what the Lord God says: On the day I chose Israel, I swore an oath[a](A) to the descendants of Jacob’s house and made Myself known to them in the land of Egypt. I swore to them, saying: I am Yahweh your God.(B) On that day I swore[b] to them that I would bring them out(C) of the land of Egypt into a land I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey,(D) the most beautiful of all lands.(E) I also said to them: Each of you must throw away the detestable things that are before your eyes and not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt.(F) I am Yahweh your God.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 20:5 Lit I lifted My hand
  2. Ezekiel 20:6 Lit lifted My hand

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