"As for you, liedown on your leftside and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel on it; you shall 1bear their iniquity for the number of days that you lie on it.
"For I have assigned you a number of days corresponding to the years of their iniquity, threehundred and ninetydays; thus 2you shall bear the iniquity of the house of Israel.
"When you have completedthese, you shall liedown a secondtime, but on your rightside and bear the iniquity of the house of Judah; I have assigned it to you for fortydays, a day for 3each year.
"Then you shall set your facetoward the siege of Jerusalem with your armbared and 4prophesyagainst it.
"Now behold, I will 5putropes on you so that you cannotturn from one side to the otheruntil you have completed the days of your siege.