Ezekiel 4

Chapter 4

4:1  Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee, and pourtray upon it the city, even Jerusalem:

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The symbolic actions during the prophet's dumbness were testimonies to the past wickedness and chastisement of the house of Israel (the whole nation), and prophetic of a coming siege. They therefore intermediate between the siege of 2 Kings 24:10-16 at which time Ezekiel was carried to Babylon, and the siege of 2 Kings 25:1-11 eleven years later.

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