Ezekiel 22:30

Overview - Ezekiel 22
A catalogue of sins in Jerusalem, and the dispersion of the Jews in consequence.
17 God will burn them as dross in his furnace.
23 The general corruption of prophets, priests, princes, and people.
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Ezekiel 22:30  (King James Version)
And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.

I sought
God, speaking after the manner of men, sought for some Moses, Phinehas, or Samuel, to stand in the gap on this occasion; but as he found none, its destruction was inevitable.
Isaiah 59:16 ; 63:5 Jeremiah 5:1

13:5 Genesis 18:23-32 ; Exodus 32:10-14 ; Psalms 106:23 ; Jeremiah 15:1