Ezekiel 33:23

23 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Ezekiel 33:23 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 33:23

Then the word of the Lord came unto me
After the messenger had delivered his message, and he had received it, and conversed with him about it: saying:
as follows:

Ezekiel 33:23 In-Context

21 And it came to pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in the fifth day of the month, that one that had escaped out of Jerusalem came unto me, saying, The city is smitten.
22 Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, afore he that was escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
23 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
24 Son of man, they that inhabit those wastes of the land of Israel speak, saying, Abraham was one, and he inherited the land: but we are many; the land is given us for inheritance.
25 Wherefore say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Ye eat with the blood, and lift up your eyes toward your idols, and shed blood: and shall ye possess the land?
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