Ezekiel 4:9-17 LEB

Ezekiel’s Strange Defiled Meal

9 "And you, take for yourselfa wheat and barley and beans and lentils and milletb and spelt, and you must put them in one vessel, and you must make them for yourselfc into a food [during] the number of days that you [are] lying on your side; three hundred and ninety days you shall eat it.

References for Ezekiel 4:9

    • å 4:9 - Hebrew "you"
    • æ 4:9 - Or "sorghum"
    • ç 4:9 - Hebrew "you"
      10 And your food that you will eatd [will be] according to weight; twenty shekels for each day {at fixed times}e you shall eat it.

      References for Ezekiel 4:10

        • è 4:10 - Hebrew "will eat it"
        • é 4:10 - Literally "from time to time"
          11 And {an amount of water}f you shall drink, a sixth of a hin; {at fixed times}g you shall drink [it].

          References for Ezekiel 4:11

            • ê 4:11 - Literally "water by amount"
            • ë 4:11 - Literally "from time to time"
              12 And [as a] bread-cake of barley you shall eat it, and {with human excrement}h you shall bake it before their eyes."

              References for Ezekiel 4:12

                • ì 4:12 - Literally "with human dung of the excrement of the human"
                  13 And Yahweh said, "Thus shall the {Israelites}i eat their unclean food among the nations {where I will scatter them}."j

                  References for Ezekiel 4:13

                    • í 4:13 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                    • î 4:13 - Literally "which I will scatter them there"
                      14 And I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Look! I have not been defiling myself, and a dead body and mangled carcass I have not eaten from my childhood until now, and {unclean meat}k has not come into my mouth!"

                      References for Ezekiel 4:14

                        • ï 4:14 - Literally "flesh of unclean meat"
                          15 And he said to me, "See I will give you {cattle manure}l in the place of the feces of a human, and you may prepare your food on it."

                          References for Ezekiel 4:15

                            • ð 4:15 - Literally "the manure of cattle"
                              16 And he said to me, "Son of man,m look, I [am] going to break the {supply}n of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eat bread by weight, {anxiously},o and {rationed water},p and they will drink with horror,

                              References for Ezekiel 4:16

                                • ñ 4:16 - Or "mortal," or "son of humankind"
                                • ò 4:16 - Literally "staff"
                                • ó 4:16 - Literally "and with worry"
                                • ô 4:16 - Literally "and water by amount"
                                  17 so that they will lack food and water, and they will be appalled {with one another},q and they will waste away because of their guilt.r

                                  References for Ezekiel 4:17

                                    • õ 4:17 - Literally "a man and his brother"
                                    • ö 4:17 - Or "punishment"