Ezekiel 24
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1And there is a word of YHWH to me, in the ninth year, in the tenth month, on the tenth of the month, saying, 2“Son of man, write! Write the name of the day for yourself, this very day; the king of Babylon has leaned toward Jerusalem in this very day.

3And use an allegory toward the house of rebellion, and you have said to them, Thus said Lord YHWH: To set on the pot, to set [it] on, and also to pour water into it,

4To gather its pieces to it, every good piece, || Thigh and shoulder, to fill in the choice of the bones.

5To take the choice of the flock, || And also to pile the bones under it, || Boil it thoroughly, indeed, cook its bones in its midst.

6Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Woe [to] the city of blood, || A pot whose scum [is] in it, || And its scum has not come out of it, || By piece of it, by piece of it bring it out, a lot has not fallen on it.

7For her blood has been in her midst, || She has set it on a clear place of a rock, || She has not poured it on the earth, || To cover it over with dust.

8To cause fury to come up to take vengeance, || I have put her blood on a clear place of a rock—not to be covered.

9Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Woe [to] the city of blood, indeed, I make the pile great.

10Make the wood abundant, || Kindle the fire, consume the flesh, || And make the compound, || And let the bones be burned.

11And cause it to stand empty on its coals, || So that its bronze is hot and burning, || Its uncleanness has been melted in its midst, || Its scum is consumed.

12She has wearied herself [with] sorrows, || And the abundance of her scum does not go out of her, || Her scum [is] in the fire.

13Wickedness [is] in your uncleanness, || Because I have cleansed you, || And you have not been cleansed, || You are not cleansed from your uncleanness again, || Until I have caused My fury to rest on you.

14I, YHWH, have spoken, || It has come, and I have done [it], || I do not free, nor do I spare, nor do I regret, || According to your ways, and according to your acts, || They have judged you, || A declaration of Lord YHWH.”

15And there is a word of YHWH to me, saying, 16“Son of man, behold, I am taking the desire of your eyes from you by a stroke, and you do not mourn, nor weep, nor let your tear come. 17Cease to groan [and] make no mourning [for] the dead, bind your headdress on yourself, and put your shoes on your feet, and you do not cover over the upper lip, and you do not eat [the] bread of men.” 18And I speak to the people in the morning, and my wife dies in the evening, and I do in the morning as I have been commanded. 19And the people say to me, “Do you not declare to us what these [are] to us, that you are doing?” 20And I say to them, “A word of YHWH has been to me, saying, 21Say to the house of Israel, Thus said Lord YHWH: Behold, I am defiling My sanctuary, || The excellence of your strength, || The desire of your eyes, and the pitied of your soul, || And your sons and your daughters whom you have left, fall by sword. 22And you have done as I have done, || You have not covered over the upper lip, || And you do not eat [the] bread of men. 23And your headdresses [are] on your heads, || And your shoes [are] on your feet, || You do not mourn nor do you weep, || And you have wasted away for your iniquities, || And you have howled to one another. 24And Ezekiel has been for a type to you; according to all that he has done you do. In its coming in—you have known that I [am] Lord YHWH.”

25“And you, son of man, is it not in the day of My taking from them their strength, the joy of their beauty, the desire of their eyes, and the song of their soul—their sons and their daughters? 26In that day the escaped one comes to you to cause the ears to hear. 27In that day your mouth is opened with the escaped and you speak, and are not silent anymore, and you have been for a type to them, and they have known that I [am] YHWH.”


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