Ezekiel 24:12

Overview - Ezekiel 24
Under the parable of a boiling pot,
is shewn the irrevocable destruction of Jerusalem.
15 By the sign of Ezekiel not mourning for the death of his wife,
19 is shewn the calamity of the Jews to be beyond all sorrow.
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Ezekiel 24:12  (King James Version)
She hath wearied herself with lies, and her great scum went not forth out of her: her scum shall be in the fire.

Isaiah 47:13 ; Isaiah 57:9 Isaiah 57:10 Jeremiah 2:13 ; 9:5 Jeremiah 10:14 Jeremiah 10:15 51:58 Hosea 12:1
Habakkuk 2:13 Habakkuk 2:18 Habakkuk 2:19

her great
Ezekiel 24:6 Ezekiel 24:13 ; Genesis 6:5-7 ; 8:21 Isaiah 1:5 ; Jeremiah 5:3 ; Jeremiah 44:16 Jeremiah 44:17 Daniel 9:13 Daniel 9:14

her scum
The pot being polluted with the scum, must be heated, melted, and even burned with fire till purified; that is, Jerusalem shall be entirely levelled with the ground, as nothing short of this will purify it from the relics of its idolatrous abominations.