Ezekiel 24:1-6 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 In the ninth year, on the tenth day of the tenth month, the LORD's word came to me: 1 In the ninth year, in the tenth month on the tenth day, the word of the LORD came to me:
2 Human one, write down today's date, because today the king of Babylon has set up camp at Jerusalem—today! 2 "Son of man, record this date, this very date, because the king of Babylon has laid siege to Jerusalem this very day.
3 Compose a parable for the rebels' household and say to them, The LORD God proclaims: Put on the pot, set it on, and fill it with water. 3 Tell this rebellious house a parable and say to them: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'Put on the cooking pot; put it on and pour water into it.
4 Add meat to it, every good piece. With shoulder and thigh, the meatiest bones, fill it up. 4 Put into it the pieces of meat, all the choice pieces--the leg and the shoulder. Fill it with the best of these bones;
5 Take the flock's best animal; arrange the wood beneath it. Bring it to a rolling boil, and cook its bones in it. 5 take the pick of the flock. Pile wood beneath it for the bones; bring it to a boil and cook the bones in it.
6 The LORD God proclaims: Horror! You bloody city, you corroded pot; pot whose corrosion can't be removed! Empty it piece by piece. She is rejected 6 " 'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Empty it piece by piece without casting lots for them.