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Ezekiel 5 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Jerusalem's Desolation Foretold

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:1 - “As for you, son of man, take a sharp sword; take and [fn]use it as a barber’s razor on your head and beard. Then take scales for weighing and divide [fn]the hair.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:2 - “One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around [fn]the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:3 - “Take also a few in number from [fn]them and bind them in the edges of your robes.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:4 - “Take again some of them and throw them into the fire and burn them in the fire; from it a fire will [fn]spread to all the house of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:5 - “Thus says the Lord [fn]GOD, ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands around her.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:6 - ‘But she has rebelled against My ordinances more wickedly than the nations and against My statutes more than the lands which surround her; for they have rejected My ordinances and have not walked [fn]in My statutes.’

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:7 - “Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Because you have more turmoil than the nations which surround you and have not walked in My statutes, nor observed My ordinances, nor observed the ordinances of the nations which surround you,’

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:8 - therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Behold, I, even I, am against you, and I will execute judgments among you in the sight of the nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:9 - ‘And because of all your abominations, I will do among you what I have not done, and the like of which I will never do again.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:10 - ‘Therefore, fathers will eat their sons among you, and sons will eat their fathers; for I will execute judgments on you and scatter all your remnant to every wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:11 - ‘So as I live,’ declares the Lord GOD, ‘surely, because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable idols and with all your abominations, therefore I will also withdraw, and My eye will have no pity and I will not spare.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:12 - ‘One third of you will die by plague or be consumed by famine among you, one third will fall by the sword around you, and one third I will scatter to every wind, and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - ‘Thus My anger will be spent and I will [fn]satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be [fn]appeased; then they will know that I, the LORD, have spoken in My zeal when I have spent My wrath upon them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:14 - ‘Moreover, I will make you a desolation and a reproach among the nations which surround you, in the sight of all who pass by.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:15 - ‘So [fn]it will be a reproach, a reviling, a warning and an object of horror to the nations who surround you when I execute judgments against you in anger, wrath and raging rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:16 - ‘When I send against them the [fn]deadly arrows of famine which [fn]were for the destruction of those whom I will send to destroy you, then I will also intensify the famine upon you and break the staff of bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:17 - ‘Moreover, I will send on you famine and wild beasts, and they will bereave you of children; plague and bloodshed also will pass through you, and I will bring the sword on you. I, the LORD, have spoken.’”
NASB Footnotes
Literally: make it pass over your head
Literally: them
Literally: it
Literally: there
Literally: go out
Hebrew: YHWH, usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the chapter
Literally: in them, My statutes
Literally: cause to rest
Literally: comforted
Ancient versions read you
Literally: evil
Or, are for destruction, which I will send
NASB

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