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Ezekiel 5 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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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 - “A 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 a third and strike it with the sword all around [fn]the city, and a third you shall scatter to the wind; for I will unsheathe a sword behind them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:3 - “Take also a few hairs in number from [fn]them and bind them in the hems 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 - “This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: ‘This is Jerusalem; I have placed 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, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you have more turmoil than the nations that surround you and have not walked in My statutes, nor executed My ordinances, nor acted in accordance with the ordinances of the nations around you,’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:8 - therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘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 - ‘Therefore as I live,’ declares the Lord GOD, ‘Because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable idols and with all your abominations, I definitely will also withdraw and My eye will have no pity, and I also will not spare.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:12 - ‘A third of you will die by plague or perish by famine among you, a third will fall by the sword around you, and a third I will scatter to every wind, and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - ‘Then My anger will be spent and I will satisfy My wrath on them, and I will be 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 site of ruins and a disgrace among the nations that surround you, in the sight of everyone who passes by.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:15 - ‘So [fn]it will be a disgrace, an object of abuse, a warning, and an object of horror to the nations that surround you when I execute judgments against you in anger, wrath, and raging reprimands. 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 off your [fn]provision of bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:17 - ‘I will send on you famine and vicious animals, 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.’”
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit pass it over your head
Lit them
Lit it
Lit there
Lit go out
Heb YHWH, usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch
Lit in them, My statutes
Ancient versions you
Lit evil
Or are for destruction, which I will send
Lit staff

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