Ezekiel 24:4
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New Living Translation
Fill it with choice pieces of meat--the rump and the shoulder and all the most tender cuts.

King James Bible
Gather the pieces thereof into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.

Darby Bible Translation
Gather the pieces thereof into it, every good piece, the thigh and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones:

World English Bible
gather its pieces into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones.

Young's Literal Translation
To gather its pieces unto it, every good piece, Thigh and shoulder, the choice of the bones to fill in.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

24:4 Every good piece - All the chief of the inhabitants of the land, the wealthiest, who will fly from their country - houses to live in safety in Jerusalem: the most war - like, who will betake themselves to Jerusalem for its defence. Fill it - With those pieces that are biggest, fullest of marrow, and which are divided according to the bones; these are the principal members of the state, the king, princes, priests, magistrates, and the most wealthy citizens.

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The Seventh Commandment
Thou shalt not commit adultery.' Exod 20: 14. God is a pure, holy spirit, and has an infinite antipathy against all uncleanness. In this commandment he has entered his caution against it; non moechaberis, Thou shalt not commit adultery.' The sum of this commandment is, The preservations of corporal purity. We must take heed of running on the rock of uncleanness, and so making shipwreck of our chastity. In this commandment there is something tacitly implied, and something expressly forbidden. 1. The
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Micah 3:2
but you are the very ones who hate good and love evil. You skin my people alive and tear the flesh from their bones.

Micah 3:3
Yes, you eat my people's flesh, strip off their skin, and break their bones. You chop them up like meat for the cooking pot.

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