"And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh."

— Author Unknown


Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie
Date
1611
Metaphor
"And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh."
Metaphor in Context
17: Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even gather you from the people, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
18: And they shall come thither, and they shall take away all the detestable things thereof and all the abominations thereof from thence.
19: And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:
20: That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
21: But as for them whose heart walketh after the heart of their detestable things and their abominations, I will recompense their way upon their own heads, saith the Lord GOD.
22: Then did the cherubims lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.
(Ezekiel 11:17-22)
Categories
Provenance
Searching KJV at UVA's Electronic Text Center
Citation
Bible, King James. University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Date of Entry
07/14/2003

The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.