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Ezekiel 24 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:1 - And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, in the ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth of the month, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:2 - 'Son of man, write for thee the name of the day -- this self-same day leaned hath the king of Babylon toward Jerusalem in this self-same day --

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:3 - and use unto the rebellious house a simile, and thou hast said unto them: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: To set on the pot, to set it on, and also to pour into it water,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:4 - To gather its pieces unto it, every good piece, Thigh and shoulder, the choice of the bones to fill in.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:5 - The choice of the flock to take, And also to pile of the bones under it, Boil it thoroughly, yea, cook its bones in its midst.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:6 - Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Wo to the city of blood, A pot whose scum is in it, And its scum hath not come out of it, By piece of it, by piece of it bring it out, Not fallen on it hath a lot.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:7 - For her blood in her midst hath been, On a clear place of a rock she hath set it, She hath not poured it on the earth, To cover it over with dust.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:8 - To cause fury to come up to take vengeance, I have put her blood on a clear place of a rock -- not to be covered.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:9 - Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Wo to the city of blood, yea, I -- I make great the pile.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:10 - Make abundant the wood, Kindle the fire, consume the flesh, And make the compound, And let the bones be burnt.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - And cause it to stand on its coals empty, So that its brass is hot and burning, Melted hath been in its midst its uncleanness, Consumed is its scum.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:12 - With sorrows she hath wearied herself, And the abundance of her scum goeth not out of her, In the fire is her scum.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - In thine uncleanness is wickedness, Because I have cleansed thee, And thou hast not been cleansed, From thine uncleanness thou art not cleansed again, Till I have caused My fury to rest on thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:14 - I, Jehovah, hath spoken, It hath come, and I have done it, I do not free, nor do I spare, nor do I repent, According to thy ways, and according to thine acts, they have judged thee, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:15 - And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:16 - 'Son of man, lo, I am taking from thee the desire of thine eyes by a stroke, and thou dost not mourn, nor weep, nor let thy tear come.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:17 - Cease to groan, for the dead thou dost make no mourning, thy bonnet bind on thee, and thy shoes thou dost put on thy feet, and thou dost not cover over the upper lip, and bread of men thou dost not eat.'

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:18 - And I speak unto the people in the morning, and my wife dieth in the evening, and I do in the morning as I have been commanded.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:19 - And the people say unto me, 'Dost thou not declare to us what these are to us, that thou art doing?'

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:20 - And I say unto them, 'A word of Jehovah hath been unto me, saying:

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:21 - Say to the house of Israel: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am polluting My sanctuary, The excellency of your strength, The desire of your eyes, and the pitied of your soul, And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left, by sword they do fall.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:22 - And ye have done as I have done, On the upper lip ye are not covered, And bread of men ye do not eat.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:23 - And your bonnets are on your heads, And your shoes are on your feet, Ye do not mourn nor do ye weep, And ye have wasted away for your iniquities, And ye have howled one unto another.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:24 - And Ezekiel hath been to you for a type, According to all that he hath done ye do; In its coming in -- ye have known that I am the Lord Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - And thou, son of man, Is it not in the day of My taking from them their strength, The joy of their beauty, the desire of their eyes, And the song of their soul, Their sons and their daughters?

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:26 - In that day come doth the escaped one to thee. To cause the ears to hear.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:27 - In that day opened is thy mouth with the escaped, And thou speakest, and art not silent any more, And thou hast been to them for a type. And they have known that I am Jehovah.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

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