Ezekiel 9:10

10 As for me, 1my eye will not spare, nor will I have pity; 2I will bring their deeds upon their heads."

Ezekiel 9:10 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 9:10

And as for me also
As they have not spared the poor and the needy, the widow and the fatherless, but have perverted their judgment, and shed innocent blood: mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, [but] I will
recompence their way upon their head;
deal with them by the law of retaliation, and reward them according to their deserts; see ( Ezekiel 7:4 ) .

Ezekiel 9:10 In-Context

8 And while they were striking, and I was left alone, I fell upon my face, and cried, "Ah, Lord GOD! Will you destroy all the remnant of Israel in the outpouring of your wrath on Jerusalem?"
9 Then he said to me, "The guilt of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great. The land is full of blood, and the city full of injustice. For they say, 'The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD does not see.'
10 As for me, my eye will not spare, nor will I have pity; I will bring their deeds upon their heads."
11 And behold, the man clothed in linen, with the writing case at his waist, brought back word, saying, "I have done as you commanded me."

Cross References 2

  • 1. See Ezekiel 5:11
  • 2. See Ezekiel 7:4
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