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Ezekiel 9 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:1 - Then he shouted in my ears, "Approach, you who are to visit destruction on the city, each with his destructive weapon in his hand!"

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:2 - Next, I noticed six men coming from the direction of the upper gate which faces north, each with his war club in his hand. Among them was a man dressed in linen with a writing kit at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:3 - Then the glory of the God of Israel went up from the cherub where it had rested to the threshold of the temple. He called to the man dressed in linen who had the writing kit at his side.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:4 - The LORD said to him, "Go through the city of Jerusalem and put a mark on the foreheads of the people who moan and groan over all the abominations practiced in it."

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:5 - While I listened, he said to the others, "Go through the city after him and strike people down; do no let your eye pity nor spare anyone!

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:6 - Old men, young men, young women, little children, and women - wipe them out! But do not touch anyone who has the mark. Begin at my sanctuary!" So they began with the elders who were at the front of the temple.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:7 - He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courtyards with corpses. Go!" So they went out and struck people down throughout the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:8 - While they were striking them down, I was left alone, and I threw myself face down and cried out, "Ah, sovereign LORD! Will you destroy the entire remnant of Israel when you pour out your fury on Jerusalem?"

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:9 - He said to me, "The sin of the house of Israel and Judah is extremely great; the land is full of murder, and the city is full of corruption, for they say, 'The LORD has abandoned the land, and the LORD does not see!'

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:10 - But as for me, my eye will not pity them nor will I spare them; I hereby repay them for what they have done."

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:11 - Next I noticed the man dressed in linen with the writing kit at his side bringing back word: "I have done just as you commanded me."
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