Ezekiel 34:3
Good News Translation
You drink the milk, wear clothes made from the wool, and kill and eat the finest sheep. But you never tend the sheep.

Contemporary English Version
You drink their milk and use their wool to make your clothes. Then you butcher the best ones for food. But you don't take care of the flock!

Douay-Rheims Bible
You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

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You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

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Isaiah 56:11,12 And most impudent dogs, they never had enough: the shepherds themselves knew no understanding: all have turned aside into their own way, every one after his own gain, from the first even to the last. . . .

Zechariah 11:5,16 Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not. . . .

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Ezekiel 19:3,6 And she brought out one of her whelps, and he became a lion: and he learned to catch the prey, and to devour men. . . .

Ezekiel 22:25-28 There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof. . . .

Ezekiel 33:25,26 Therefore say to them: Thus saith the Lord God: You that eat with the blood and lift up your eyes to your uncleannesses, and that shed blood: shall you possess the land by inheritance? . . .

1 Kings 22:13-16 And the messenger that went to call Micheas, spoke to him, saying: Behold the words of the prophets with one mouth declare good things to the king: let thy word, therefore, be like to theirs, and speak that which is good. . . .

2 Kings 21:16 Moreover, Manasses shed also very much innocent blood, till he filled Jerusalem up to the mouth: besides his sins, wherewith he made Juda to sin, to do evil before the Lord.

Isaiah 1:10,15 Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrha. . . .

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I struck your children, they have not received correction: your sword hath devoured your prophets, your generation is like a ravaging lion.

Jeremiah 22:17 But thy eyes and thy heart are set upon covetousness, and upon shedding innocent blood, and upon oppression, and running after evil works.

Lamentations 4:13 Mem. For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her.

Micah 3:1-3 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

Context
A Prophecy Against Israel's Shepherds
2Son of man, prophesy concerning the shepherds of Israel: prophesy, and say to the shepherds: Thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the shepherds of Israel, that fed themselves: should not the flocks be fed by the shepherds? 3You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.4The weak you have not strengthened, and that which was sick you have not healed, that which was broken you have not bound up, and that which was driven away you have not brought again, neither have you sought that which was lost: but you ruled over them with rigour, and with a high hand.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of prophets in the midst thereof: like a lion that roareth and catcheth the prey, they have devoured souls, they have taken riches and hire, they have made many widows in the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

Amos 6:4
You that sleep upon beds of ivory, and are wanton on your couches: that eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the herd;

Zechariah 11:5
Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Zechariah 11:16
For behold I will raise up a shepherd in the land, who shall not visit what is forsaken, nor seek what is scattered, nor heal what is broken, nor nourish that which standeth, and he shall eat the flesh of the fat ones, and break their hoofs.

Additional Translations
You eat the fat, wear the wool, and butcher the fattened sheep, but you do not feed the flock.You eat the fat, and you clothe you with the wool, you kill them that are fed: but you feed not the flock.

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill the fatlings; but ye feed not the sheep.

Behold, ye feed on the milk, and clothe yourselves with the wool, and slay the fat: but ye feed not my sheep.

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool; ye kill them that are fattened: [but] ye feed not the flock.

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill the fatlings; but ye feed not the sheep.

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.

You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep.

The fat ye do eat, and the wool ye put on, The fed one ye slaughter, the flock ye feed not.
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