Highlighting the Sins and the Judgments of Israel

1 And the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying},

References for Ezekiel 22:1

    • a 22:1 - Literally "was"
    • b 22:1 - Literally "to say"
      2 "And you, son of man, will you judge? Will you judge the {bloody city}? Then you must make known [to] her all of her detestable things!

      References for Ezekiel 22:2

        • c 22:2 - Or "mortal," or "son of humankind"
        • d 22:2 - Literally "city of blood"
          3 And you must say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "A city pouring out blood in the midst of her; {its time has come}, and it made idols for itself, becoming unclean.

          References for Ezekiel 22:3

            • e 22:3 - Literally "to come time her its"
              4 By your blood that you poured out you have become guilty, and by your idols that you made you have become unclean, and you have brought your days near, {and your appointed years have come}. Therefore I have made you a disgrace for the nations and a laughingstock to all of the countries.

              References for Ezekiel 22:4

                • f 22:4 - Literally "and it came to years your"
                  5 The [people] near and the [people] far from you will make fun of you, {the unclean and the terrified}.

                  References for Ezekiel 22:5

                    • g 22:5 - Literally "the unclean of the name the great of the panic"
                      6 Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.

                      References for Ezekiel 22:6

                        • h 22:6 - Or "influence"
                        • i 22:6 - Literally "to shedding of blood"
                          7 They have treated father and mother with contempt in you; {they violated} the alien with extortion; in the midst of you they mistreated [the] orphan and widow.

                          References for Ezekiel 22:7

                            • j 22:7 - Literally "they did with extortion"
                            • k 22:7 - Or "by"
                              8 You despised my holy objects; my Sabbaths you profaned.
                              9 Slanderous men are {among you} to shed blood, and they, {among you}, eat upon the mountains; they do wickedness in the midst of you.

                              References for Ezekiel 22:9

                                • l 22:9 - Literally "in you"
                                • m 22:9 - Literally "in you"
                                  10 They uncover [the] nakedness of [a] father among you; they violate [a woman] unclean of menstruation among you.

                                  References for Ezekiel 22:10

                                      11 And a man does a detestable thing [with] the wife of his neighbor, and a man defiles his daughter-in-law in wickedness, and a man sexually violates among you his sister, the daughter of his father.

                                      References for Ezekiel 22:11

                                          12 They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

                                          References for Ezekiel 22:12

                                            • q 22:12 - Hebrew "in"
                                            • r 22:12 - Literally "declaration of"
                                              13 And look! I strike my hand for your ill-gotten gain that you [have] made and at your blood that was in the midst of you.
                                              14 Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong at the days [in] which I [am] dealing with you? I, Yahweh, I have spoken, and I will act!

                                              References for Ezekiel 22:14

                                                  15 I will scatter you among the nations, and I will disperse you through the countries, and I will purge your uncleanness from you.
                                                  16 And I will be profaned by you before [the] eyes of [the] nations, and you will know that I [am] Yahweh." '"
                                                  17 And the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying},

                                                  References for Ezekiel 22:17

                                                    • t 22:17 - Literally "was"
                                                    • u 22:17 - Literally "to say"
                                                      18 "Son of man, the house of Israel has become as silver dross to me; all of them [are as] bronze and tin and iron and lead in the midst of a furnace, [even] [as] silver dross, silver [dross] they became!

                                                      References for Ezekiel 22:18

                                                        • v 22:18 - Or "mortal," or "son of humankind"
                                                          19 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Because all of you have become [as] silver dross, therefore look! I [am] gathering you to the midst of Jerusalem,
                                                          20 like the gathering of silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin to the middle of a furnace to blow fire on it for melting. Thus I will gather in my anger and in my rage, and I will {deposit} you, and I will melt you.

                                                          References for Ezekiel 22:20

                                                            • w 22:20 - Literally "I will put/place"
                                                              21 And I will gather you, and I will blow on you with the fire of my wrath, and [so] I will melt [you] in the midst of her.
                                                              22 Thus you will be melted like [the] melting of silver in the midst of a furnace, and you will know that I, Yahweh, I have poured out my rage on you.'"
                                                              23 And the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying},

                                                              References for Ezekiel 22:23

                                                                • x 22:23 - Literally "was"
                                                                • y 22:23 - Literally "to say"
                                                                  24 "Son of man, say to her, 'You [are] a land not cleansed; it is not rained upon [in] [the] day of indignation.'

                                                                  References for Ezekiel 22:24

                                                                    • z 22:24 - Or "mortal," or "son of humankind"
                                                                      25 The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her [is] like a roaring lion [that] is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and treasure; they make its widows numerous in the midst of her.
                                                                      26 Its priests treat my law violently, and they profane my holy objects; they do not distinguish between [a] holy object and what is unholy, or between the clean and the unclean. They do not teach the difference, and they hide their eyes from my Sabbaths, and [so] I am profaned in the midst of them.
                                                                      27 Its officials [are] like wolves tearing prey in its midst, to pour out blood, to destroy people, to make dishonest gain.
                                                                      28 And for them its prophets plaster whitewash; [they are] seeing falseness and [are] practicing divination for them [by] lying, saying, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh,' and Yahweh has not spoken.
                                                                      29 They severely oppress the people of the land, and {they committed robbery}, and they mistreated [the] needy and [the] poor, and they oppressed the alien {without} justice.

                                                                      References for Ezekiel 22:29

                                                                        • { 22:29 - Literally "and they seized [a] robbed thing[s]"
                                                                        • | 22:29 - Literally "with not"
                                                                          30 And [so] I sought for them somebody, one repairing [the] wall and standing in the breach {before me} on behalf of the land not to destroy it, but I did not find [anyone],

                                                                          References for Ezekiel 22:30

                                                                            • } 22:30 - Literally "to the face of me"
                                                                              31 and [so] I poured out my indignation on them. With the fire of my wrath I destroyed them; I returned their way upon their head," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

                                                                              References for Ezekiel 22:31

                                                                                • ~ 22:31 - Literally "declaration of"