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Ezekiel 24

Overview

Ezekiel 24:1, Under the parable of a boiling pot, Ezekiel 24:6, is shewn the irrevocable destruction of Jerusalem; Ezekiel 24:15, By the sign of Ezekiel not mourning for the death of his wife, Ezekiel 24:19. is shewn the calamity of the Jews to be beyond all sorrow.

Verse 1

am 3414, bc 590

the ninth year: This was the ninth year of Zedekiah, about Thursday, January 30, am 3414, the very day in which Nebuchadnezzar began the siege of Jerusalem. Ezekiel 1:2, Ezekiel 8:1, Ezekiel 20:1, Ezekiel 26:1, Ezekiel 29:1, Ezekiel 29:17, Ezekiel 31:1, Ezekiel 32:1, Ezekiel 32:17, Ezekiel 33:21, Ezekiel 40:1, 2 Kings 24:12

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 25:1 - in the ninth Jeremiah 9:26 - Egypt Jeremiah 29:16 - General Jeremiah 39:1 - the ninth Jeremiah 52:4 - the ninth year Jeremiah 52:13 - the king's

Verse 2

write: Isaiah 8:1, Isaiah 30:8, Isaiah 30:9, Habakkuk 2:2, Habakkuk 2:3

of this: 2 Kings 25:1, Jeremiah 39:1, Jeremiah 52:4

Reciprocal: Micah 5:1 - he hath

Verse 3

utter: Ezekiel 17:2, Ezekiel 19:2-14, Ezekiel 20:49, Psalms 78:2, Micah 2:4, Mark 12:12, Luke 8:10

the rebellious: Ezekiel 2:3, Ezekiel 2:6, Ezekiel 2:8, Ezekiel 3:9, Ezekiel 12:2, Ezekiel 12:25, Ezekiel 17:12, Isaiah 1:2, Isaiah 30:1, Isaiah 30:9, Isaiah 63:10, Acts 7:51

Set: Ezekiel 24:6, Ezekiel 11:3, Jeremiah 50:13, Jeremiah 50:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 29:2 - and it shall Jeremiah 1:13 - I see Jeremiah 8:13 - I will surely consume Jeremiah 27:2 - put Ezekiel 11:7 - Your Ezekiel 22:19 - I will Matthew 13:3 - in

Verse 4

Ezekiel 22:18-22, Micah 3:2, Micah 3:3, Matthew 7:2

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 9:24 - the shoulder

Verse 5

the choice: Ezekiel 20:47, Ezekiel 34:16, Ezekiel 34:17, Ezekiel 34:20, Jeremiah 39:6, Jeremiah 52:10, Jeremiah 52:24-27, Revelation 19:20

burn: or, heap, Ezekiel 24:9, Ezekiel 24:10

Verse 6

Woe: Ezekiel 24:9, Ezekiel 11:6, Ezekiel 11:7, Ezekiel 22:2, Ezekiel 22:6-9, Ezekiel 22:12, Ezekiel 22:27, Ezekiel 23:37-45, 2 Kings 21:16, 2 Kings 24:4, Micah 7:2, Nahum 3:1, Matthew 23:35, Revelation 11:7, Revelation 11:8, Revelation 17:6, Revelation 18:24

to the pot: Ezekiel 24:11-13, Jeremiah 6:29

bring: Ezekiel 9:5, Ezekiel 9:6, Ezekiel 11:7-9, Ezekiel 11:11, Joshua 10:22

let no: Joshua 7:16-18, 1 Samuel 14:40-42, 2 Samuel 8:2, Joel 3:3, Obadiah 1:11, Jonah 1:7, Nahum 3:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:13 - cover that Isaiah 59:12 - our transgressions Jeremiah 13:27 - Woe Ezekiel 16:23 - woe Ezekiel 22:3 - sheddeth Ezekiel 22:15 - consume Ezekiel 23:47 - dispatch them Ezekiel 24:3 - Set Ezekiel 24:12 - her great

Verse 7

her blood: 1 Kings 21:19, Isaiah 3:9, Jeremiah 2:34, Jeremiah 6:15

she poured: Leviticus 17:13, Deuteronomy 12:16, Deuteronomy 12:24, Job 16:18, Isaiah 26:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:26 - conceal 2 Samuel 16:22 - went in 1 Kings 2:5 - put Isaiah 4:4 - have purged Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Ezekiel 3:7 - all the Ezekiel 21:24 - your transgressions Ezekiel 26:4 - make Hosea 12:14 - therefore Matthew 27:25 - His

Verse 8

it might: Ezekiel 5:13, Ezekiel 8:17, Ezekiel 8:18, Ezekiel 22:30, Ezekiel 22:31, Deuteronomy 32:21, Deuteronomy 32:22, 2 Kings 22:17, 2 Chronicles 34:25, 2 Chronicles 36:16, 2 Chronicles 36:17, Jeremiah 7:18, Jeremiah 7:20, Jeremiah 15:1-4

I have set: Ezekiel 16:37, Ezekiel 16:38, Ezekiel 23:45, Deuteronomy 29:22-28, Jeremiah 22:8, Jeremiah 22:9, Matthew 7:2, 1 Corinthians 4:5, Revelation 17:1-6, Revelation 18:5-10, Revelation 18:16

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:5 - put Isaiah 26:21 - also Jeremiah 4:4 - lest Jeremiah 21:12 - lest Jeremiah 36:7 - for Jeremiah 44:6 - my fury Ezekiel 26:4 - make Hosea 12:14 - therefore

Verse 9

Woe: Ezekiel 24:6, Nahum 3:1, Habakkuk 2:12, Luke 13:34, Luke 13:35, Revelation 14:20, Revelation 16:6, Revelation 16:19

I will: Ezekiel 22:19-22, Ezekiel 22:31, Isaiah 30:33, Isaiah 31:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 2 Peter 3:7-12, Jude 1:7, Revelation 21:8

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 10:2 - scatter Ezekiel 22:2 - bloody city Ezekiel 24:5 - burn

Verse 10

spice: Jeremiah 17:3, Jeremiah 20:5, Lamentations 1:10, Lamentations 2:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 21:13 - I will wipe Ezekiel 24:5 - burn

Verse 11

set it: Jeremiah 21:10, Jeremiah 32:29, Jeremiah 37:10, Jeremiah 38:18, Jeremiah 39:8, Jeremiah 52:13

that the filthiness: Ezekiel 20:38, Ezekiel 22:15-23, Ezekiel 23:26, Ezekiel 23:27, Ezekiel 23:47, Ezekiel 23:48, Ezekiel 36:25, Isaiah 1:25, Isaiah 4:4, Isaiah 27:9, Micah 5:11-14, Zechariah 13:1, Zechariah 13:2, Zechariah 13:8, Zechariah 13:9, Malachi 4:1, Matthew 3:12, 1 Corinthians 3:12, 1 Corinthians 3:13, The pot was Jerusalem; the flesh, the inhabitants in general: every good piece, the thigh and the shoulder, Zedekiah, his family, and princes; the bones, the soldiers; the fire and water, the calamities they were to suffer; and the setting on of the pot, the commencement of the siege.

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 21:13 - I will wipe Isaiah 24:1 - maketh the Isaiah 64:7 - consumed Ezekiel 24:6 - to the pot Ezekiel 24:13 - thy filthiness Revelation 17:4 - filthiness

Verse 12

wearied: Isaiah 47:13, Isaiah 57:9, Isaiah 57:10, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 9:5, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 10:15, Jeremiah 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, Genesis 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.

Reciprocal: Lamentations 1:9 - filthiness

Verse 13

thy filthiness: Ezekiel 24:11, Ezekiel 23:36-48, 2 Corinthians 7:1

because: Ezekiel 22:24, 2 Chronicles 36:14-16, Isaiah 5:4-6, Isaiah 9:13-17, Jeremiah 6:28-30, Jeremiah 25:3-7, Jeremiah 31:18, Hosea 7:1, Hosea 7:9-16, Amos 4:6-12, Zephaniah 3:2, Zephaniah 3:7, Matthew 23:37, Matthew 23:38, Luke 13:7-9, Revelation 22:11

till I: Ezekiel 5:13, Ezekiel 8:18, Ezekiel 16:42, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:55 - after Leviticus 14:43 - General Leviticus 26:23 - General Deuteronomy 21:18 - will not 1 Samuel 3:14 - the iniquity Ezra 9:13 - after all Job 20:11 - which shall lie Proverbs 15:10 - and he Proverbs 15:32 - instruction Isaiah 1:5 - should Isaiah 10:3 - And what Isaiah 22:14 - Surely Isaiah 27:9 - this therefore Jeremiah 2:30 - In vain Jeremiah 4:4 - lest Jeremiah 5:3 - thou hast stricken Jeremiah 6:29 - in vain Jeremiah 13:27 - wilt Jeremiah 44:6 - my fury Lamentations 1:9 - filthiness Lamentations 3:42 - thou Ezekiel 16:36 - Because Ezekiel 22:9 - they commit Ezekiel 22:20 - in mine Ezekiel 24:12 - her great Amos 4:11 - yet Matthew 20:26 - minister Revelation 16:9 - blasphemed Revelation 17:4 - filthiness

Verse 14

the Lord: Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:29, Psalms 33:9, Isaiah 55:11, Jeremiah 23:20, Matthew 24:35

neither will I spare: Ezekiel 5:11, Ezekiel 7:4, Ezekiel 7:9, Ezekiel 8:18, Ezekiel 9:10, Jeremiah 13:14

according to thy ways: Ezekiel 16:43, Ezekiel 18:30, Ezekiel 22:31, Ezekiel 23:24, Ezekiel 23:29, Isaiah 3:11, Jeremiah 4:18, Matthew 16:27, Romans 2:5, Romans 2:6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:23 - General Numbers 11:23 - thou shalt Deuteronomy 29:20 - will not spare 2 Kings 25:21 - So Judah Ezra 9:13 - after all Proverbs 15:10 - and he Proverbs 15:32 - instruction Isaiah 10:3 - And what Isaiah 30:14 - he shall not Jeremiah 1:16 - And I Jeremiah 4:28 - because Ezekiel 9:5 - Go Ezekiel 17:24 - I the Lord have spoken Ezekiel 22:14 - I the Ezekiel 36:36 - I the Lord have Zechariah 8:14 - I repented

Verse 16

the desire: Ezekiel 24:18, Ezekiel 24:21, Ezekiel 24:25, Proverbs 5:19, Song of Solomon 7:10

with a: Job 36:18

yet: Ezekiel 24:21-24, Leviticus 10:2, Leviticus 10:3, Jeremiah 22:10, Jeremiah 22:18, 1 Thessalonians 4:13

thy tears: Jeremiah 9:1, Jeremiah 9:18, Jeremiah 13:17, Lamentations 2:18

run: Heb. go

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:6 - pleasant Genesis 23:2 - mourn Leviticus 10:6 - Uncover Leviticus 21:4 - General Numbers 6:6 - he shall come 2 Kings 4:20 - and then died 2 Chronicles 13:20 - Lord Jeremiah 16:5 - Enter Ezekiel 7:11 - neither Ezekiel 24:22 - General Daniel 9:23 - greatly beloved Daniel 11:37 - the desire Luke 8:42 - and she

Verse 17

Forbear to cry: Heb. Be silent, Psalms 37:7, *marg. Psalms 39:9, Psalms 46:10, Amos 8:3, Habakkuk 2:20

make: Jeremiah 16:4-7

bind: Ezekiel 24:23, Leviticus 10:6, Leviticus 21:10

put: 2 Samuel 15:30

cover: Ezekiel 24:22, Leviticus 13:45, Micah 3:7

lips: Heb. upper lip, and so Ezekiel 24:22

eat: Hosea 9:4

the bread of men: Lechem anoshim not "the bread of mourners," as some render, but "the bread of other men," i.e., such as was commonly sent to mourners on such occasions by their friends. Jeremiah 16:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:4 - and no Leviticus 21:4 - General Deuteronomy 26:14 - the dead 2 Samuel 3:35 - cause 2 Kings 9:30 - tired Isaiah 20:2 - put

Verse 18

and at: 1 Corinthians 7:29, 1 Corinthians 7:30

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 12:7 - I did so Ezekiel 24:16 - the desire

Verse 19

Ezekiel 12:9, Ezekiel 17:12, Ezekiel 20:49, Ezekiel 21:7, Ezekiel 37:18, Malachi 3:7, Malachi 3:8, Malachi 3:13

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 13:12 - and they shall John 13:12 - Know Acts 21:11 - he took

Verse 21

I will: Ezekiel 7:20-22, Ezekiel 9:7, Psalms 74:7, Psalms 79:1, Isaiah 65:11, Jeremiah 7:14, Lamentations 1:10, Lamentations 2:6, Lamentations 2:7, Daniel 11:31, Acts 6:13, Acts 6:14

the excellency: Psalms 96:6, Psalms 105:4, Psalms 132:8

the desire: Ezekiel 24:16, Psalms 27:4, Psalms 84:1

that which your soul pitieth: Heb. the pity of your soul, your sons. Ezekiel 23:25, Ezekiel 23:47, Jeremiah 6:11, Jeremiah 9:21, Jeremiah 16:3, Jeremiah 16:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:6 - pleasant Leviticus 26:31 - and bring 1 Kings 9:7 - this house Isaiah 47:6 - I have polluted Isaiah 64:11 - holy Jeremiah 12:7 - I have given Jeremiah 14:21 - disgrace Jeremiah 15:7 - children Jeremiah 25:27 - because Jeremiah 51:51 - for strangers Jeremiah 52:13 - burned Lamentations 1:6 - all Lamentations 2:1 - the beauty Ezekiel 16:40 - and thrust Ezekiel 24:25 - their strength Ezekiel 33:28 - and the pomp Hosea 9:16 - the beloved fruit Amos 6:8 - the excellency Amos 6:10 - Hold Zephaniah 3:11 - that rejoice Haggai 1:4 - and Zechariah 11:3 - for their Zechariah 11:10 - Beauty Matthew 12:5 - profane

Verse 22

Ezekiel 24:16, Ezekiel 24:17, Job 27:15, Psalms 78:64, Jeremiah 16:4-7, Jeremiah 47:3, Amos 6:9, Amos 6:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:45 - put 2 Samuel 3:35 - cause Isaiah 30:20 - the bread Daniel 11:31 - they shall pollute Hosea 9:4 - as Micah 3:7 - cover

Verse 23

but: Ezekiel 4:17, Ezekiel 33:10, Leviticus 26:39

and mourn: Isaiah 59:11

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:4 - and no 2 Samuel 15:30 - barefoot Psalms 78:64 - widows Isaiah 20:2 - put Isaiah 30:20 - the bread Lamentations 4:9 - for Ezekiel 24:17 - bind

Verse 24

Ezekiel: Ezekiel 4:3, Ezekiel 12:6, Ezekiel 12:11, Isaiah 8:18, Isaiah 20:3, Hosea 1:2-9, Hosea 3:1-4, Luke 11:29, Luke 11:30

when: 1 Samuel 10:2-7, Jeremiah 17:15, Luke 21:13, John 13:19, John 14:29, John 16:4

ye shall: Ezekiel 6:7, Ezekiel 7:9, Ezekiel 7:27, Ezekiel 17:24, Ezekiel 25:5, Ezekiel 25:7, Ezekiel 25:11, Ezekiel 25:14, Ezekiel 25:17

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 16:21 - I will this Ezekiel 20:42 - ye shall Ezekiel 20:44 - And ye shall Ezekiel 24:27 - shalt be Zechariah 3:8 - wondered at John 13:12 - Know

Verse 25

their strength: Ezekiel 24:21, Psalms 48:2, Psalms 50:2, Psalms 122:1-9, Jeremiah 7:4

that whereupon they set their minds: Heb. the lifting up of their soul

their sons: Deuteronomy 28:32, Jeremiah 11:22, Jeremiah 52:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:6 - pleasant 1 Chronicles 16:29 - the beauty Isaiah 64:11 - holy Jeremiah 15:7 - children Lamentations 1:6 - all Lamentations 2:4 - that were pleasant to the eye Ezekiel 24:16 - the desire Luke 8:42 - and she

Verse 26

Ezekiel 33:21, Ezekiel 33:22, 1 Samuel 4:12-18, Job 1:15-19

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 1:2 - that had escaped

Verse 27

thy: Ezekiel 3:26, Ezekiel 3:27, Ezekiel 29:21, Ezekiel 33:22, Exodus 6:11, Exodus 6:12, Psalms 51:15, Luke 21:15, Ephesians 6:19

shalt be: Ezekiel 24:24

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 1:2 - that had escaped Jeremiah 16:21 - I will this Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 12:15 - General Ezekiel 33:21 - one Daniel 10:15 - I set Luke 1:20 - thou shalt

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 24". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-24.html.