And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my goods by day, as supplies for captivity, and in the evening I dug through the wall with mine hand. I brought them forth in the twilight, and I bore them upon my shoulder in their sight.
And in the morning came the word of the LORD unto me, saying,
"Son of man, hath not the house of Israel, the rebellious house, said unto thee, `What doest thou?'
Say thou unto them, `Thus saith the Lord GOD: This burden concerneth the prince in Jerusalem and all the house of Israel that are among them.'
Say, `I am your sign: as I have done, so shall it be done unto them. They shall remove and go into captivity.'
And the prince who is among them shall bear upon his shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth; they shall dig through the wall to carry out through it. He shall cover his face, that he see not the ground with his eyes.
My net also will I spread upon him, and he shall be taken in My snare; and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there.
And I will scatter toward every wind all who are about him to help him, and all his troops; and I will draw out the sword after them.
And they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall scatter them among the nations and disperse them in the countries.
But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine and from the pestilence, that they may declare all their abominations among the heathen whither they come; and they shall know that I am the LORD."
Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying,