Ezekiel 11:1-6 NLT

1 Then the Spirit lifted me and brought me to the east gateway of the ’s Temple, where I saw twenty-five prominent men of the city. Among them were Jaazaniah son of Azzur and Pelatiah son of Benaiah, who were leaders among the people.
2 The Spirit said to me, “Son of man, these are the men who are planning evil and giving wicked counsel in this city.
3 They say to the people, ‘Is it not a good time to build houses? This city is like an iron pot. We are safe inside it like meat in a pot.a

References for Ezekiel 11:3

    • 11:3 - Hebrew This city is the pot, and we are the meat.
      4 Therefore, son of man, prophesy against them loudly and clearly.”
      5 Then the Spirit of the came upon me, and he told me to say, “This is what the says to the people of Israel: I know what you are saying, for I know every thought that comes into your minds.
      6 You have murdered many in this city and filled its streets with the dead.