Eat the food as you would a barley cake; bake it in the sight of the people, using human excrement1 for fuel."
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The LORD said, "In this way the people of Israel will eat defiled food among the nations where I will drive them."2
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Then I said, "Not so, Sovereign LORD!3 I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead4 or torn by wild animals. No unclean meat has ever entered my mouth.5"
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"Very well," he said, "I will let you bake your bread over cow manure instead of human excrement."
He then said to me: "Son of man, I will cut off6 the supply of food in Jerusalem. The people will eat rationed food in anxiety and drink rationed water in despair,7
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for food and water will be scarce.8 They will be appalled at the sight of each other and will waste away because of their sin.9
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