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Ezekiel 5:1 DBY

1 And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp knife; a barber's razor shalt thou take; and cause it to pass upon thy head and upon thy beard: and thou shalt take balances to weigh, and divide the [hair].

References for Ezekiel 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Elsewhere 'sword.'

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      • a 5:1 - Elsewhere 'sword.'
      • b 5:2 - Lit. 'light,' and so in Isa. 31.9.
      • c 5:4 - i.e. still from the third part last mentioned: see Zech. 13.8,9.
      • d 5:7 - Or 'judgments;' so ch. 11.12; 'manner' in 2Kings 17.26,33.
      • e 5:7 - choq, as Ex. 12.24.
      • f 5:11 - Lit. 'if ... not.' A strong form of solemn declaration: see Num. 14.23.
      • g 5:15 - Or 'desolation,' as ch. 33.28,29, where both words are used.