Ezekiel 4:16

Overview - Ezekiel 4
Under the type of a siege is shewn the time from the defection of Jeroboam to the captivity.
By the provision of the siege, is shewn the hardness of the famine.
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Ezekiel 4:16  (King James Version)
Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment:

I will
5:16 14:13 Leviticus 26:26 ; Psalms 105:16 ; Isaiah 3:1

The prophet was allowed each day only twenty shekels weight, or about ten ounces, of the coarse food he had prepared, and the sixth part of a hin, scarcely a pint and a half, of water; all of which was intended to shew that they should be obliged to eat the meanest and coarsest food, and that by weight, and their water by measure.
Ezekiel 4:10 Ezekiel 4:11 ; Ezekiel 12:18 Ezekiel 12:19 Psalms 60:3 ; Lamentations 1:11 ; Lamentations 4:9 Lamentations 4:10 5:9