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Ezekiel 4:4-8 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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4 "Next lie on your left side and place the sin of the family of Israel on yourself. You will bear their sin for as many days as you lie on your side. 4 "Then lie on your left side and put the sin of the house of Israel upon yourself. You are to bear their sin for the number of days you lie on your side.
5 The number of days you bear their sin will match the number of years of their sin, namely, 390. For 390 days you will bear the sin of the family of Israel. 5 I have assigned you the same number of days as the years of their sin. So for 390 days you will bear the sin of the house of Israel.
6 "Then, after you have done this, turn over and lie down on your right side and bear the sin of the family of Judah. Your assignment this time is to lie there for forty days, a day for each year of their sin. 6 "After you have finished this, lie down again, this time on your right side, and bear the sin of the house of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.
7 Look straight at the siege of Jerusalem. Roll up your sleeve, shake your bare arm, and preach against her. 7 Turn your face toward the siege of Jerusalem and with bared arm prophesy against her.
8 "I will tie you up with ropes, tie you so you can't move or turn over until you have finished the days of the siege. 8 I will tie you up with ropes so that you cannot turn from one side to the other until you have finished the days of your siege.