Ezekiel 24:1-7 CEB

The useless pot

1 In the ninth year, on the tenth day of the tenth month, the LORD's word came to me:

References for Ezekiel 24:1

      2 Human one, write down today's date, because today the king of Babylon has set up camp at Jerusalem—today!
      3 Compose a parable for the rebels' household and say to them, The LORD God proclaims: Put on the pot, set it on, and fill it with water.
      4 Add meat to it, every good piece. With shoulder and thigh, the meatiest bones, fill it up.
      5 Take the flock's best animal; arrange the wooda beneath it. Bring it to a rolling boil, and cook its bones in it.

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        • Œ 24:5 - Or <i>bones</i>
          6 The LORD God proclaims: Horror! You bloody city, you corroded pot; pot whose corrosion can't be removed! Empty it piece by piece. She is rejectedb

          References for Ezekiel 24:6

            •  24:6 - Or <i>the lot did not fall to her</i>
              7 because her blood is still with her. She didn't pour it out on the ground so that it could be covered with dirt, but she spread it out on a bare rock.