Ezekiel 23:25

Overview - Ezekiel 23
The whoredoms of Aholah and Aholibah.
23 Aholibah is to be plagued by her lovers.
36 The prophet reproves the adulteries of them both;
45 and shews their judgments.
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Ezekiel 23:25  (King James Version)
And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears; and thy remnant shall fall by the sword: they shall take thy sons and thy daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the fire.

I will set
5:13 8:1-18 16:38-42 Exodus 34:14 ; Deuteronomy 29:20 ; Deuteronomy 32:21 Deuteronomy 32:22 Proverbs 6:34
Solomon 8:6 ; Zephaniah 1:18

they shall take away
This refers to the severe vengeance which enraged husbands took on their faithless wives: and implies that God would employ the Chaldeans to destroy the princes and priests of Judah, for violating their covenants and treaties. Such punishments were anciently common; and such is the present practice in one of the South Sea Islands.

they shall take thy
47 ; Hosea 2:4 Hosea 2:5

thy residue
Ezekiel 15:6 Ezekiel 15:7 Ezekiel 20:47 Ezekiel 20:48 22:18-22 Revelation 18:8