Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - Ezekiel 4|
| 1 ||Under the type of a siege is shewn the time from the defection of Jeroboam to the captivity. |
| 9 ||By the provision of the siege, is shewn the hardness of the famine. |
Ezekiel 4:6 (King James Version)
And when thou hast accomplished them, lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed thee each day for a year.
- forty days
- This represented the forty years during which gross idolatry prevailed in Judah, from the reformation of Josiah, B
- C. 624, ; to the same final desolation of the land. Some think that the period of 390 ; days also predicts the duration of the siege of the Babylonians, (ver. 9,) deducting from it five months and twenty-nine days, when the besiegers went to meet the Egyptians (2 Ki 25:1-4 Jeremiah 37:5 ;)and that forty days may have been employed in desolating the temple and city. "Beginning from 2 ; Ki 23:3 23
- Ending Jeremiah 52:30 ."
- each day for a year
- Hebrew a day for a year, a day for a
- Numbers 14:34 ; Daniel 9:24-26 ; Daniel 12:11 Daniel 12:12 Revelation 9:15 ; Revelation 11:2 Revelation 11:3 12:14 13:5