But I will spare a few of them from the sword, famine, and plague, so that they can tell of all their abominations among the nations to which they go. Then they will know that I am the LORD."
Cross ReferencesJeremiah 22:8
And many nations will pass by this city and ask one another, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this great city?'
Then people will reply, 'Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD their God and have worshiped and served other gods.'
The sword is outside; plague and famine are within. Those in the country will die by the sword, and those in the city will be devoured by famine and plague.
And they will know that I am the LORD when I disperse them among the nations and scatter them throughout the countries.
Moreover, the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
For this is what the Lord GOD says: 'How much worse will it be when I send against Jerusalem My four dire judgments--sword, famine, wild beasts, and plague--in order to cut off from it both man and beast?
Yet, behold, some survivors will be left in it--sons and daughters who will be brought out. They will come out to you, and when you see their conduct and actions, you will be consoled regarding the disaster I have brought upon Jerusalem--everything that I have brought upon it.
And wherever they went among the nations they profaned My holy name, because it was said of them 'These are the people of the LORD, yet they had to leave His land.'
Chapter Outline1. Under the type of Ezekiel's removing
8. is shown the captivity of Zedekiah
17. Ezekiel's trembling shows the Jews' desolation
21. The Jews' presumptuous proverb is reproved
26. The speediness of the vision
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ezekiel 14:22, 23
Amos 9:8, 9
Romans 11:4, 5
a few men [heb] men of number
Ezekiel 14:22, 23
Leviticus 26:40, 41
Jeremiah 3:24, 25
1 Kings 9:6-9
Jeremiah 22:8, 9
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