Thereforeprophesy and say, Thussaith the Lord GOD; Becausetheyhavemade you desolate, and swallowed you up on everyside, that ye might be a possessionunto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people:
Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thussaith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolatewastes, and to the citiesthat are forsaken, whichbecame a prey and derision to the residue of the heathenthat are roundabout;
Thereforethussaith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousyhave I spokenagainst the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, whichhaveappointed my landintotheirpossessionwith the joy of all theirheart, withdespitefulminds, to cast it out for a prey.
Prophesythereforeconcerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thussaith the Lord GOD; Behold, I havespoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye haveborne the shame of the heathen:
And I willmultiplyupon you man and beast; and theyshallincrease and bringfruit: and I willsettle you afteryour old estates, and will do betterunto you than at yourbeginnings: and ye shallknowthat I am the LORD.
Neitherwill I cause men to hear in thee the shame of the heathen any more, neithershaltthoubear the reproach of the people any more, neithershaltthoucause thy nations to fall any more, saith the Lord GOD.
And I willsanctify my greatname, which was profanedamong the heathen, which ye haveprofaned in the midst of them; and the heathenshallknowthat I am the LORD, saith the Lord GOD, when I shall be sanctified in you beforetheireyes.