and tell her that this is what the LORD says: 'I am against you, and I will draw My sword from its sheath and cut off from you both the righteous and the wicked.
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 34:5
When My sword has drunk its fill in the heavens, then it will come down upon Edom, on the people I have set apart for destruction.
The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; devout men are swept away, with none considering that the righteous are guided from the presence of evil.
Behold, I am against you, Jerusalem, you who sit above the valley, atop the rocky plateau--declares the LORD--you who say, "Who can come against us? Who can enter our habitations?"
Alas, O sword of the LORD, how long until you rest? Return to your sheath; cease and be still!'
Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Behold, I Myself am against you, Jerusalem, and I will execute judgments among you in the sight of the nations.
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because you have uttered vain words and seen false visions, I am against you, declares the Lord GOD.
Or if I bring a sword against that land and say, 'Let a sword pass through it,' so that I cut off from it both man and beast,
therefore I am against you and against your rivers. I will turn the land of Egypt into a ruin, a desolate wasteland from Migdol to Syene, and as far as the border of Cush.
"Behold, I am against you," declares the LORD of Hosts. "I will send your chariots up in smoke and the sword will devour your young lions. I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voices of your messengers will no longer be heard."
"Behold, I am against you," declares the LORD of Hosts. "I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show your nakedness to the nations and your shame to the kingdoms.
Awake, O sword, against My shepherd, against the man who is My Companion," declares the LORD of Hosts. "Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn My hand against the little ones.
Chapter Outline1. Ezekiel prophesies against Jerusalem with a sign of sighing
8. The sharp and bright sword
18. against Jerusalem
25. against the kingdom
28. and against the Ammonites
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ezekiel 21:9-11, 19
Ezekiel 14:17, 21
Leviticus 26:25, 33
Deuteronomy 32:41, 42
Jeremiah 47:6, 7
Ezekiel 9:5, 6
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