"But as for you, takewheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet and 1spelt, put them in onevessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side, threehundred and ninetydays.
"Your foodwhich you eat shall be 2twentyshekels a day by weight; you shall eat it from time to time.
"The water you drink shall be the sixthpart of a hin by measure; you shall drink it from time to time.
"You shall eat it as a barleycake, having baked it in their sight over human3dung ."
Then the LORDsaid, "Thus will the sons of Israeleat their bread4unclean among the nationswhere I will banish them."
But I said, "5Ah, LordaGOD! Behold, I have 6neverbeendefiled; for from my youthuntilnow I have nevereatenwhat7died of itself or was torn by beasts, nor has any 8uncleanmeat ever entered my mouth."
Then He said to me, "See, I will give you cow'sdung in place of humandungover which you will prepare your bread."
Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, behold, I am going to 9break the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they will eatbread by 10weight and with anxiety, and drinkwater by 11measure and in horror,
17becausebread and water will be scarce; and they will be appalled with oneanother and 12wasteaway in their iniquity.