Ezekiel 21:18-24 NAS

The Instrument of God's Judgment

18 The word of the LORD came to me saying,

References for Ezekiel 21:18

      19 "As for you, son of man, a1make two ways for the sword of the king of Babylon to come; both of them will go out of one land. And bmake a signpost; cmake it at the head of the way to the city.

      References for Ezekiel 21:19

        • Ɖ 21:19 - Or "set for yourself"
        • Ɗ 21:19 - Lit "cut out a hand"
        • Ƌ 21:19 - Lit "cut it"
          20 "You shall dmark a way for the sword to come to 2Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, and to Judah into 3fortified Jerusalem.

          References for Ezekiel 21:20

          21 "For the king of Babylon stands at the eparting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use 4divination; he 5shakes the arrows, he consults the f6household idols, he looks at the liver.

          References for Ezekiel 21:21

            • ƍ 21:21 - Lit "mother"
            • Ǝ 21:21 - Heb "teraphim"
              22 "Into his right hand came the divination, 'Jerusalem,' to 7set battering rams, to open the mouth gfor slaughter, to lift up the voice with a battle cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up ramps, to build a siege wall.

              References for Ezekiel 21:22

              23 "And it will be to them like a false divination in their eyes; 8they have sworn solemn oaths. But he 9brings iniquity to remembrance, that they may be seized.

              References for Ezekiel 21:23

              24 "Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins appear -because you have come to remembrance, you will be seized with the hand.