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Ezekiel 5:16 DBY

16 When I send upon them the evil arrows of famine, that are for [their] destruction, which I send to destroy you, then will I increase the famine upon you, and will break your staff of bread.

Study tools for Ezekiel 5:16

  • 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.