Ezekiel 4:8-17 NIV

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.1

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9 "Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt;2 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 shekelsa3 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.4

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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 excrement5 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."6

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          14 Then I said, "Not so, Sovereign LORD!7 I have never defiled myself. From my youth until now I have never eaten anything found dead8 or torn by wild animals. No unclean meat has ever entered my mouth.9"

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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 off10 the supply of food in Jerusalem. The people will eat rationed food in anxiety and drink rationed water in despair,11

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          17 for food and water will be scarce.12 They will be appalled at the sight of each other and will waste away because ofc their sin.13

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