25A third part you shall burn in the fire 6in the midst of the city, 7when the days of the siege are completed. And a third part you shall take and strike with the sword all around the city. 8And a third part you shall scatter to the wind, and 9I will unsheathe the sword after them.
And she has rebelled against my rules by doing wickedness 14more than the nations, and against my statutes more than 15the countries all around her; for they have rejected my rules and have not walked in my statutes.
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are 16more turbulent than the nations that are all around you, 17and have not walked in my statutes or obeyed my rules, 18and have nota even acted according to the rules of the nations that are all around you,
Therefore, 26as I live, declares the Lord GOD, surely, 27because you have defiled my sanctuary 28with all your detestable things and with all your 29abominations, 30therefore I will withdraw.c31My eye will not spare, and I will have no pity.
Some Hebrew manuscripts I will cut you down
1232A third part of you shall die of pestilence and be consumed with famine in your midst; 33a third part shall fall by the sword all around you; 34and a third part I will scatter to all the winds and will unsheathe the sword after them.
1335"Thus shall my anger spend itself, and I will vent my fury upon them and satisfy myself. And they shall know that 36I am the LORD--that I have spoken in my jealousy--37when I spend my fury upon them.
You shall bed a reproach and a taunt, a warning 41and a horror, to 42the nations all around you, 43when I execute judgments on you in anger and fury, and 44with furious rebukes--I am the LORD; I have spoken--
I will send famine and 47wild beasts against you, 48and they will rob you of your children. Pestilence and 49blood shall pass through you, and I will bring the sword upon you. I am the LORD; I have spoken."