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Ezekiel 5 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Sword Against Jerusalem
A Sword Against Jerusalem

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:1 - “And you, son of man, take a sharp sword, take it as a barber’s razor, and pass it over your head and your beard; then take scales to weigh and divide the hair.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:2 - “You shall burn with fire one-third in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are finished; then you shall take one-third and strike around it with the sword, and one-third you shall scatter in the wind: I will draw out a sword after them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:3 - “You shall also take a small number of them and bind them in the edge of your garment.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:4 - “Then take some of them again and throw them into the midst of the fire, and burn them in the fire. From there a fire will go out into all the house of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:5 - “Thus says the Lord GOD: ‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations and the countries all around her.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:6 - ‘She has rebelled against My judgments by doing wickedness more than the nations, and against My statutes more than the countries that are all around her; for they have refused My judgments, and they have not walked in My statutes.’

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:7 - “Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: ‘Because you have multiplied disobedience more than the nations that are all around you, have not walked in My statutes nor kept My judgments, nor even done[fn] according to the judgments of the nations that are all around you’—

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

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:9 - ‘And I will do among you what I have never done, and the like of which I will never do again, because of all your abominations.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:10 - ‘Therefore fathers shall eat their sons in your midst, and sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments among you, and all of you who remain I will scatter to all the winds.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:11 - ‘Therefore, as I live,’ says the Lord GOD, ‘surely, because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable things and with all your abominations, therefore I will also diminish you; My eye will not spare, nor will I have any pity.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:12 - ‘One-third of you shall die of the pestilence, and be consumed with famine in your midst; and one-third shall fall by the sword all around you; and I will scatter another third to all the winds, and I will draw out a sword after them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:13 - ‘Thus shall My anger be spent, and I will cause My fury to rest upon them, and I will be avenged; and they shall know that I, the LORD, have spoken it in My zeal, when I have spent My fury upon them.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:15 - ‘So it[fn] shall be a reproach, a taunt, a lesson, and an astonishment to the nations that are all around you, when I execute judgments among you in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:16 - ‘When I send against them the terrible arrows of famine which shall be for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, I will increase the famine upon you and cut off your supply of bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:17 - ‘So I will send against you famine and wild beasts, and they will bereave you. Pestilence and blood shall pass through you, and I will bring the sword against you. I, the LORD, have spoken.’ ”
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Following Masoretic Text, Septuagint, Targum, and Vulgate; many Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac read but have done (compare 11:12).
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