Therefore, son of man, pack your bags for exile. In broad daylight, set out and go from your place to another as they look on. Perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house.
Cross ReferencesLuke 20:13
What shall I do?' asked the owner of the vineyard. 'I will send my beloved son. Perhaps they will respect him.'
2 Timothy 2:25
He must gently reprove those who oppose him, in the hope that God may grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.
Gather up your belongings from this land, you who live under siege.
Perhaps they will listen and turn--each from his evil way of life--so that I may relent of the disaster that I am planning to do to them because of the evil of their deeds.
Perhaps when the people of Judah hear about all the calamity I plan to bring upon them, each of them will turn from his wicked way. Then I will forgive their iniquity and their sin."
Perhaps they will bring their petition before the LORD, and each one will turn from his wicked way; for great are the anger and fury that the LORD has pronounced against this people."
But when I speak with you, I will open your mouth, and you are to tell them, 'This is what the Lord GOD says.' Whoever listens, let him listen; and whoever refuses, let him refuse; for they are a rebellious house.
So I did as I was commanded. I brought out my bags for exile by day, and in the evening I dug through the wall by hand. I took my belongings out at dusk, carrying them on my shoulder as they watched.
Tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'This oracle concerns the prince in Jerusalem and all the house of Israel who are there.'
You are to say, 'I am a sign for you. Just as I have done, so will it be done to them; they will go into exile as captives.'
and if they are ashamed of all they have done, then make known to them the design of the temple--its arrangement and its exits and entrances--its whole design along with all its statutes, forms, and laws. Write it down in their sight, so that they may observe its complete design and all its statutes, and may carry them out.
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
Jeremiah 36:3, 7
Luke 13:8, 9, 34
2 Timothy 2:25
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