Ezekiel 4:7-17 NIV

7 Turn your face1 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.2

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      9 "Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt;3 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 shekelsa4 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.5

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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 excrement6 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."7

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              14 Then I said, "Not so, Sovereign LORD!8 I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead9 or torn by wild animals. No unclean meat has ever entered my mouth.10"

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              15 "Very well," he said, "I will let you bake your bread over cow manure instead of human excrement."
              16 He then said to me: "Son of man, I will cut off11 the supply of food in Jerusalem. The people will eat rationed food in anxiety and drink rationed water in despair,12

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              17 for food and water will be scarce.13 They will be appalled at the sight of each other and will waste away because ofc their sin.14

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