Again in the ninthyear, in the tenthmonth, in the tenth day of the month, the word of the LORD came unto me, saying ,
2Son of man,write thee the name of the day, even of this sameday: the king of Babylonset himself against Jerusalem this sameday.3
And utter a parable unto the rebellioushouse, and say unto them, Thus saith the LordGOD; Set on a pot, set it on , and also pourwater into it:
4Gather the pieces thereof into it, even every goodpiece, the thigh, and the shoulder;fill it with the choicebones.5Take the choice of the flock, and burna also the bones under it, and make it boilwell, and let them seethe the bones of it therein.6
Wherefore thus saith the LordGOD;Woe to the bloodycity, to the pot whose scum is therein, and whose scum is not gone out of it! bring it outpiece by piece; let no lotfall upon it.
For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust;8
That it might cause fury to come up to takevengeance; I have set her blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered .
Therefore thus saith the LordGOD;Woe to the bloodycity! I will even make the pile for fire great .
10Heap on wood,kindle the fire,consume the flesh, and spice it well, and let the bones be burned .
Then set it empty upon the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be hot , and may burn , and that the filthiness of it may be molten in it, that the scum of it may be consumed .
She hath wearied herself with lies, and her greatscum went not forth out of her: her scum shall be in the fire.13
In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged , thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
I the LORD have spoken it: it shall come to pass , and I will do it; I will not go back , neither will I spare , neither will I repent ; according to thy ways, and according to thy doings, shall they judge thee, saith the LordGOD.