Ezekiel 11:3
Good News Translation
They say, 'We will soon be building houses again. The city is like a cooking pot, and we are like the meat in it, but at least it protects us from the fire.'

Contemporary English Version
They say things like, 'Let's build more houses. This city is like a cooking pot over a fire, and we are the meat, but at least the pot keeps us from being burned in the fire.'

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: Were not houses lately built? This city is the caldron, and we the flesh.

New American Bible
They are saying, “No need to build houses! The city is the pot, and we are the meat.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Saying: Were not houses lately built? This city is the caldron, and we the flesh.

It is not, etc.

Ezekiel 7:7 Destruction is come upon thee that dwellest in the land: the time is come, the day of slaughter is near, and not of the joy of mountains.

Ezekiel 12:22,27 Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail. . . .

Isaiah 5:19 That say: Let him make haste, and let his work come quickly, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel come, that we may know it.

Jeremiah 1:11,12 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I said: I see a rod watching. . . .

Amos 6:5 You that sing to the sound of the psaltery: they have thought themselves to have instruments of music like David;

2 Peter 3:4 Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

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Ezekiel 11:7-11 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Your slain, whom you have laid in the midst thereof, they are the flesh, all this is the caldron: and I will bring you forth out of the midst thereof. . . .

Ezekiel 24:3-14 And thou shalt speak by a figure a parable to the provoking house, and say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Set on a pot, set it on, I say, and put water in it. . . .

Jeremiah 1:13 And the word of the Lord came to me a second time saying: What seest thou? And I said: I see a boiling caldron, and the face thereof from the face of the north.

Context
Evil in High Places
2And he said to me: Son of man, these are the men that study iniquity, and frame a wicked counsel in this city, 3Saying: Were not houses lately built? This city is the caldron, and we the flesh.4Therefore prophesy against them, prophesy, thou son of man.…
Cross References
2 Peter 3:4
Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.

2 Kings 4:38
And Eliseus returned to Galgal, and there was a famine in the land, and the sons of the prophets dwelt before him: And he said to one of his servants: Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.

Jeremiah 1:13
And the word of the Lord came to me a second time saying: What seest thou? And I said: I see a boiling caldron, and the face thereof from the face of the north.

Ezekiel 11:7
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Your slain, whom you have laid in the midst thereof, they are the flesh, all this is the caldron: and I will bring you forth out of the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 11:11
This shall not be as a caldron to you, and you shall not be as flesh in the midst thereof: I will judge you in the borders of Israel.

Ezekiel 12:22
Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail.

Ezekiel 24:3
And thou shalt speak by a figure a parable to the provoking house, and say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: Set on a pot, set it on, I say, and put water in it.

Ezekiel 24:6
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose rust is in it, and its rust is not gone out of it: cast it out piece by piece, there hath no lot fallen upon it.

Micah 3:3
You that hate good, and love evil: that violently pluck off their skins from them and their flesh from their bones?

Additional Translations
They are saying, ‘Is not the time near to build houses? The city is a cooking pot, and we are the meat.’Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.

that say, The time is not near to build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

who say, Have not the houses been newly built? This is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

who say, It is not the time to build houses: this is the cauldron, and we are the flesh.

which say, The time is not near to build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.

Who say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

who say, [The time] is not near to build houses: this [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.

who are saying, It is not near -- to build houses, it is the pot, and we the flesh.
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