Ezekiel 5:1-6 CEB

1 You, human one, take a sharp sword. Use it like a razor and shave your head and beard. Then use scales to divide the hair.
2 At the end of the siege, burn one-third of it in the city. Strike another third with the sword left and right. Then scatter one-third to the wind and let loosea the sword after it.

References for Ezekiel 5:2

    • m 5:2 - Or <i>I will let loose</i>
      3 From that third, take a few strands and hide them in your garment.
      4 From that hair, take yet another batch and throw it into the fire and burn it up. From there, fire will spread to the whole house of Israel.
      5 The LORD God proclaims: This is Jerusalem! I have set her in the middle of the nations and surrounding countries.
      6 But she rebelled against my case laws and my regulations with greater treachery than these nations and surrounding countries, who also rejected my case laws and didn't follow my regulations.