Ezekiel 4:5-15 NIV

5 I have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days you will bear the sin of the house of Israel.
6 "After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your right side, and bear the sin1 of the house of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.2

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7 Turn your face3 toward the siege of Jerusalem and with bared arm prophesy against her.

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      8 I will tie you up with ropes so that you cannot turn from one side to the other until you have finished the days of your siege.4

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      9 "Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt;5 put them in a storage jar and use them to make bread for yourself. You are to eat it during the 390 days you lie on your side.

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      10 Weigh out twenty shekelsa6 of food to eat each day and eat it at set times.

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        • b 4:10 - That is, about 8 ounces (about 0.2 kilogram)
          11 Also measure out a sixth of a hinb of water and drink it at set times.7

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            • c 4:11 - That is, about 2/3 quart (about 0.6 liter)
              12 Eat the food as you would a barley cake; bake it in the sight of the people, using human excrement8 for fuel."

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              13 The LORD said, "In this way the people of Israel will eat defiled food among the nations where I will drive them."9

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              14 Then I said, "Not so, Sovereign LORD!10 I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead11 or torn by wild animals. No unclean meat has ever entered my mouth.12"

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              15 "Very well," he said, "I will let you bake your bread over cow manure instead of human excrement."