Ezekiel 24:9
New International Version
“’Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “’Woe to the city of bloodshed! I, too, will pile the wood high.

New Living Translation
“This is what the Sovereign LORD says: What sorrow awaits Jerusalem, the city of murderers! I myself will pile up the fuel beneath her.

English Standard Version
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Berean Study Bible
Yes, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Woe to the city of bloodshed! I, too, will pile the kindling high.

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

New King James Version
‘Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: “Woe to the bloody city! I too will make the pyre great.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: “Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the wood pile great.

NASB 1995
‘Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, “Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

NASB 1977
‘Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, “Woe to the bloody city! I also shall make the pile great.

Amplified Bible
‘Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, “Woe to the bloody city! I will also make the pile [of wood] high.

Christian Standard Bible
“ ‘Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: Woe to the city of bloodshed! I myself will make the pile of kindling large.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: Woe to the city of bloodshed! I Myself will make the pile of kindling large.

American Standard Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, thus says THE LORD OF LORDS: “Woe, city of blood! I shall enlarge the dwelling

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord, I will also make the firebrand great,

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD God, will punish that city of violence! I will make a huge pile of firewood,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Woe to the bloody city, of which I will make a great bonfire.

English Revised Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Good News Translation
This is what the Sovereign LORD is saying: "The city of murderers is doomed! I myself will pile up the firewood.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: How horrible it will be for that city of murderers. I, too, will pile the wood high.

International Standard Version
"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'How terrible it is for that blood-filled city— I'm also going to add to my pile of kindling.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great,

Literal Standard Version
Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Woe [to] the city of blood, indeed, I make the pile great.

NET Bible
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign LORD says: Woe to the city of bloodshed! I will also make the pile high.

New Heart English Bible
"Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: 'Woe to the bloody city. I also will make the pile great.

World English Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the bloody city! I also will make the pile great.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the city of blood, yea, I -- I make great the pile.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Parable of the Cooking Pot
8In order to stir up wrath and take vengeance, I have placed her blood on the bare rock, so that it would not be covered.’ 9Yes, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Woe to the city of bloodshed! I, too, will pile the kindling high. 10Pile on the logs and kindle the fire; cook the meat well and mix in the spices; let the bones be burned.…

Cross References
Ezekiel 24:6
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now rusted, whose rust will not come off! Empty it piece by piece; cast no lots for its contents.

Ezekiel 24:10
Pile on the logs and kindle the fire; cook the meat well and mix in the spices; let the bones be burned.

Nahum 3:1
Woe to the city of blood, full of lies, full of plunder, never without prey.

Habakkuk 2:12
Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed and establishes a town by iniquity!


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

Woe

Ezekiel 24:6
Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein, and whose scum is not gone out of it! bring it out piece by piece; let no lot fall upon it.

Nahum 3:1
Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;

Habakkuk 2:12
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!

I will

Ezekiel 22:19-22,31
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem…

Isaiah 30:33
For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.

Isaiah 31:9
And he shall pass over to his strong hold for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the ensign, saith the LORD, whose fire is in Zion, and his furnace in Jerusalem.









Verse 9. - We return to the image of the cauldron, and once again, as in Ver. 6 and Ezekiel 22:3 and Ezekiel 23:37, we have the words which Nahum (Nahum 3:1) had used of Nineveh applied to Jerusalem.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore
לָכֵ֗ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

this is what
כֹּ֤ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

says:
אָמַר֙ (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Woe
א֖וֹי (’ō·w)
Interjection
Strong's 188: Lamentation, Oh!

to the city
עִ֣יר (‘îr)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 5892: Excitement

of bloodshed!
הַדָּמִ֑ים (had·dā·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

I, too,
אֲנִ֖י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will pile the kindling
הַמְּדוּרָֽה׃ (ham·mə·ḏū·rāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4071: A pile (of wood)

high.
אַגְדִּ֥יל (’aḡ·dîl)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 1431: To grow up, become great


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