Pile on the logs and kindle the fire! Cook the meat well and mix in the spices! Let the bones be burned!
References for Ezekiel 24:10
Set the empty pot on its coals so that it becomes hot and its copper glows. Then its impurity will melt inside it; its rust will be consumed.
It has frustrated every effort; its thick rust will not come off. Into the fire with its rust!
References for Ezekiel 24:12
Because of the indecency of your uncleanness- since I tried to purify you, but you would not be purified from your uncleanness- you will not be pure again until I have satisfied My wrath on you.
I, the Lord, have spoken. It is coming, and I will do it! I will not refrain, I will not show pity, and I will not relent. I will judge you according to your ways and deeds. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord God .
References for Ezekiel 24:14
Then the word of the Lord came to me:
References for Ezekiel 24:15
"Son of man, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you with a fatal blow. But you must not lament or weep or let your tears flow.
Groan quietly; do not observe mourning rites for the dead. Put on your turban and strap your sandals on your feet; do not cover [your] mustache or eat the bread of mourners."
References for Ezekiel 24:17
I spoke to the people in the morning, and my wife died in the evening. The next morning I did just as I was commanded.
Then the people asked me, "Won't you tell us what these things you are doing mean for us?"
So I answered them: "The word of the Lord came to me: