Ezekiel 5:1-6 DBY

1 And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp knife; a 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

    • y 5:1 - Elsewhere 'sword.'
      2 A third part shalt thou burn in the fire b in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are fulfilled; and thou shalt take a third part, [and] smite about it with a knife; and a third part thou shalt scatter to the wind, and I will draw out a sword after them.

      References for Ezekiel 5:2

        • z 5:2 - Lit. 'light,' and so in Isa. 31.9.
          3 And thou shalt take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts;
          4 and thou shalt take of these again, and cast them into the midst of the fire, and burn them in the fire: from it c shall a fire come forth against all the house of Israel.

          References for Ezekiel 5:4

            • { 5:4 - i.e. still from the third part last mentioned: see Zech. 13.8,9.
              5 Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem: I have set her in the midst of the nations, and the countries are round about her.
              6 And she hath rebelled against my judgments in wickedness more than the nations, and against my statutes more than the countries that are round about her: for mine ordinances have they refused; and my statutes, they have not walked in them.