Ezekiel 24:1-7 GNT

1 On the tenth day of the tenth month of the ninth year of our exile, the Lord spoke to me.
2 "Mortal man," he said, "write down today's date, because this is the day that the king of Babylonia is beginning the siege of Jerusalem. 1

References for Ezekiel 24:2

    • 46 24:2 - 24.2 2 K 25.1; Jr 52.4.
      3 Tell my rebellious people this parable that I, the Sovereign Lord, have for them: Set the pot on the fire and fill it up with water.
      4 Put in the best pieces of meat - the shoulders and the legs - fill it with choice bony pieces too.
      5 Use the meat of the finest sheep; pile the wood a under the pot. Let the water boil; boil the bones and the meat."

      References for Ezekiel 24:5

        • – 24:5 - [Probable text] wood; [Hebrew] bones.
          6 This is what the Sovereign Lord is saying: "The city of murderers is doomed! It is like a corroded pot that is never cleaned. Piece after piece of meat is taken out, and not one is left.
          7 There was murder in the city, but the blood was not spilled on the ground where the dust could hide it; it was spilled on a bare rock.