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Ezekiel 22

NIV 1 The word of the LORD came to me: NIV 1 The word of the LORD came to me: NIV 2 "Son of man, will you judge her? Will you judge this city of bloodshed? Then confront her with all her detestable practices NIV 2 "Son of man, will you judge her? Will you judge this city of bloodshed? Then confront her with all her detestable practices NIV 3 and say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: O city that brings on herself doom by shedding blood in her midst and defiles herself by making idols, NIV 3 and say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: O city that brings on herself doom by shedding blood in her midst and defiles herself by making idols, NIV 4 you have become guilty because of the blood you have shed and have become defiled by the idols you have made. You have brought your days to a close, and the end of your years has come. Therefore I will make you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughingstock to all the countries. NIV 4 you have become guilty because of the blood you have shed and have become defiled by the idols you have made. You have brought your days to a close, and the end of your years has come. Therefore I will make you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughingstock to all the countries. NIV 5 Those who are near and those who are far away will mock you, O infamous city, full of turmoil. NIV 5 Those who are near and those who are far away will mock you, O infamous city, full of turmoil. NIV 6 " 'See how each of the princes of Israel who are in you uses his power to shed blood. NIV 6 " 'See how each of the princes of Israel who are in you uses his power to shed blood. NIV 7 In you they have treated father and mother with contempt; in you they have oppressed the alien and mistreated the fatherless and the widow. NIV 7 In you they have treated father and mother with contempt; in you they have oppressed the alien and mistreated the fatherless and the widow. NIV 8 You have despised my holy things and desecrated my Sabbaths. NIV 8 You have despised my holy things and desecrated my Sabbaths. NIV 9 In you are slanderous men bent on shedding blood; in you are those who eat at the mountain shrines and commit lewd acts. NIV 9 In you are slanderous men bent on shedding blood; in you are those who eat at the mountain shrines and commit lewd acts. NIV 10 In you are those who dishonor their fathers' bed; in you are those who violate women during their period, when they are ceremonially unclean. NIV 10 In you are those who dishonor their fathers' bed; in you are those who violate women during their period, when they are ceremonially unclean. NIV 11 In you one man commits a detestable offense with his neighbor's wife, another shamefully defiles his daughter-in-law, and another violates his sister, his own father's daughter. NIV 11 In you one man commits a detestable offense with his neighbor's wife, another shamefully defiles his daughter-in-law, and another violates his sister, his own father's daughter. NIV 12 In you men accept bribes to shed blood; you take usury and excessive interest and make unjust gain from your neighbors by extortion. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign LORD. NIV 12 In you men accept bribes to shed blood; you take usury and excessive interest and make unjust gain from your neighbors by extortion. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign LORD. NIV 13 " 'I will surely strike my hands together at the unjust gain you have made and at the blood you have shed in your midst. NIV 13 " 'I will surely strike my hands together at the unjust gain you have made and at the blood you have shed in your midst. NIV 14 Will your courage endure or your hands be strong in the day I deal with you? I the LORD have spoken, and I will do it. NIV 14 Will your courage endure or your hands be strong in the day I deal with you? I the LORD have spoken, and I will do it. NIV 15 I will disperse you among the nations and scatter you through the countries; and I will put an end to your uncleanness. NIV 15 I will disperse you among the nations and scatter you through the countries; and I will put an end to your uncleanness. NIV 16 When you have been defiled in the eyes of the nations, you will know that I am the LORD.' " NIV 16 When you have been defiled in the eyes of the nations, you will know that I am the LORD.' " NIV 17 Then the word of the LORD came to me: NIV 17 Then the word of the LORD came to me: NIV 18 "Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me; all of them are the copper, tin, iron and lead left inside a furnace. They are but the dross of silver. NIV 18 "Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me; all of them are the copper, tin, iron and lead left inside a furnace. They are but the dross of silver. NIV 19 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'Because you have all become dross, I will gather you into Jerusalem. NIV 19 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'Because you have all become dross, I will gather you into Jerusalem. NIV 20 As men gather silver, copper, iron, lead and tin into a furnace to melt it with a fiery blast, so will I gather you in my anger and my wrath and put you inside the city and melt you. NIV 20 As men gather silver, copper, iron, lead and tin into a furnace to melt it with a fiery blast, so will I gather you in my anger and my wrath and put you inside the city and melt you. NIV 21 I will gather you and I will blow on you with my fiery wrath, and you will be melted inside her. NIV 21 I will gather you and I will blow on you with my fiery wrath, and you will be melted inside her. NIV 22 As silver is melted in a furnace, so you will be melted inside her, and you will know that I the LORD have poured out my wrath upon you.' " NIV 22 As silver is melted in a furnace, so you will be melted inside her, and you will know that I the LORD have poured out my wrath upon you.' " NIV 23 Again the word of the LORD came to me: NIV 23 Again the word of the LORD came to me: NIV 24 "Son of man, say to the land, 'You are a land that has had no rain or showers in the day of wrath.' NIV 24 "Son of man, say to the land, 'You are a land that has had no rain or showers in the day of wrath.' NIV 25 There is a conspiracy of her princes within her like a roaring lion tearing its prey; they devour people, take treasures and precious things and make many widows within her. NIV 25 There is a conspiracy of her princes within her like a roaring lion tearing its prey; they devour people, take treasures and precious things and make many widows within her. NIV 26 Her priests do violence to my law and profane my holy things; they do not distinguish between the holy and the common; they teach that there is no difference between the unclean and the clean; and they shut their eyes to the keeping of my Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them. NIV 26 Her priests do violence to my law and profane my holy things; they do not distinguish between the holy and the common; they teach that there is no difference between the unclean and the clean; and they shut their eyes to the keeping of my Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them. NIV 27 Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed blood and kill people to make unjust gain. NIV 27 Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey; they shed blood and kill people to make unjust gain. NIV 28 Her prophets whitewash these deeds for them by false visions and lying divinations. They say, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says'--when the LORD has not spoken. NIV 28 Her prophets whitewash these deeds for them by false visions and lying divinations. They say, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says'--when the LORD has not spoken. NIV 29 The people of the land practice extortion and commit robbery; they oppress the poor and needy and mistreat the alien, denying them justice. NIV 29 The people of the land practice extortion and commit robbery; they oppress the poor and needy and mistreat the alien, denying them justice. NIV 30 "I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found none. NIV 30 "I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found none. NIV 31 So I will pour out my wrath on them and consume them with my fiery anger, bringing down on their own heads all they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD." NIV 31 So I will pour out my wrath on them and consume them with my fiery anger, bringing down on their own heads all they have done, declares the Sovereign LORD."