Ezekiel 12:6

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 12:6  (King James Version)
In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: thou shalt cover thy face, that thou see not the ground: for I have set thee for a sign unto the house of Israel.
 


thou shalt
This intimated that Zedekiah should steal out of the city in the twilight, carrying on his shoulders some of his property, with his head covered, not only as in distress but to escape detection. These prophecies, which were accurately fulfilled, are supposed to have been delivered in the sixth year of Zedekiah, five years before the taking of Jerusalem.

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1 Samuel 28:8 ; 2 Samuel 15:30 ; Job 24:17

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11 ; 4:3 24:24 Isaiah 8:18 ; 20:2-4
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