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So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.
And the heathen shall know that the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid I my face from them, and gave them into the hand of their enemies: so fell they all by the sword.
According to their uncleanness and according to their transgressions have I done unto them, and hid my face from them.
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Now will I bring again the captivity ° of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name;
After that they have borne their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.
When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;
Then shall they know that I am the LORD their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.
Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

39:29 poured out my spirit. This long-promised regeneration of the nation of Israel by the Holy Spirit will take place only when the nation accepts Jesus as her Messiah, repenting and mourning over their twenty-century rejection of Him (Zechariah 12:10; 13:1). This will follow the defeat of Gog (Ezekiel 38:18–39:8), then seven years of belief by Israel in the God of creation while still rejecting Christ (Ezekiel 39:9-16), finally by the great Armageddon slaughter of “the princes of the earth” (Ezekiel 39:17-24) and the full return and salvation of Israel when Christ descends to the earth in triumph (Ezekiel 39:25-29; Zechariah 14:4,9; Romans 11:26-27; Matthew 24:27-31; Revelation 19:11-21).

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