And the word of the LORDcame to me in the ninthyear, in the tenthmonth, on the tenth of the month, saying,
2"Son of man, write the name of the day, thisveryday. The king of Babylonahas 1laidsiege to Jerusalemthisveryday.
3"Speak a 2parable to the 3rebellioushouse and say to them, 'Thussays the LordbGOD, "Put on the 4pot, put it on and alsopourwater in it;
4c5Put in it the pieces, Everygoodpiece, the thigh and the shoulder; Fill it with choicebones.
5"Take the 6choicest of the flock, And alsopiledwoodunderethe pot. Make it boilvigorously. Alsoseethe its bones in it."
6'Therefore, thussays the LordGOD, "Woe to the 7bloodycity, To the pot in which there is rust And whose rust has not gone out of it! Take out of it piece after piece, fWithoutmaking a choice.
"For her blood is in her midst; She placed it on the barerock; She did not 8pour it on the ground To cover it with dust.