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Ezekiel 12:13

Overview - Ezekiel 12
Under the type of Ezekiels's removing,
is shewn the captivity of Zedekiah.
17 Ezekiel's trembling shews the Jews' desolation.
21 The Jews' presumptuous proverb is reproved.
26 The speediness of the vision.
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Ezekiel 12:13  (King James Version)
My net also will I spread upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare: and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there.
 


My net
This was to intimate, that though he escaped out of the city, the Chaldeans should overtake him, and carry him to Babylon. Jeremiah had predicted that his "eyes should see the eyes of the king of Babylon," and here Ezekiel foretold that he should not see Babylon, though he should die there; and Josephus says that he thought the two prophecies so inconsistent with each other, that he believed neither; yet both were exactly fulfilled, and the enigma of Ezekiel explained, when Zedekiah was brought to Nebuchadnezzar at Riblah, where he had his eyes put out, and was then carried to Babylon, and there died.
Ezekiel 17:16 Ezekiel 17:20 Ezekiel 19:8 Ezekiel 19:9 32:3 Job 19:6 ; Psalms 11:6 ; Isaiah 24:17 Isaiah 24:18 ; Jeremiah 50:24
Lamentations 1:13 ; 3:47 Lamentations 4:19 Lamentations 4:20 Hosea 7:12 ; Luke 21:35

and I
2 Kings 25:5-7 ; Jeremiah 34:3 ; 39:7 52:8-11
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