Ezekiel 24:12
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New International Version
It has frustrated all efforts; its heavy deposit has not been removed, not even by fire.

King James Bible
She hath wearied herself with lies, and her great scum went not forth out of her: her scum shall be in the fire.

Darby Bible Translation
She hath exhausted [her] labours, yet her great rust goeth not forth out of her: let her rust be in the fire.

World English Bible
She has wearied [herself] with toil; yet her great rust doesn't go forth out of her; her rust doesn't [go forth] by fire.

Young's Literal Translation
With sorrows she hath wearied herself, And the abundance of her scum goeth not out of her, In the fire is her scum.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Heap or wood - Let the siege be severe, the carnage great, and the ruin and catastrophe complete.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Isaiah 47:13 You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up...

Isaiah 57:9,10 And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off...

Jeremiah 2:13 For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns...

Jeremiah 9:5 And they will deceive every one his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies...

Jeremiah 10:14,15 Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood...

Jeremiah 51:58 Thus said the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire...

Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation...

Habakkuk 2:13,18,19 Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labor in the very fire...

her great

Ezekiel 24:6,13 Why thus said the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein...

Genesis 6:5-7 And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth...

Genesis 8:21 And the LORD smelled a sweet smell; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake...

Isaiah 1:5 Why should you be stricken any more? you will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Jeremiah 5:3 O LORD, are not your eyes on the truth? you have stricken them, but they have not grieved; you have consumed them...

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you...

Daniel 9:13,14 As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come on us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our God...

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.

Divine Sovereignty.
In this discussion I shall endeavor to show, I. What is not intended by the term "sovereignty" when applied to God. It is not intended, at least by me, that God, in any instance, wills or acts arbitrarily, or without good reasons; reasons so good and so weighty, that he could in no case act otherwise than he does, without violating the law of his own intelligence and conscience, and consequently without sin. Any view of divine sovereignty that implies arbitrariness on the part of the divine will,
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

The End
'1. And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it; and they built forts against it round about. 2. And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah. 3. And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land. 4. And the city was broken up, and all the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Jeremiah 9:5
Friend deceives friend, and no one speaks the truth. They have taught their tongues to lie; they weary themselves with sinning.

Ezekiel 24:13
"'Now your impurity is lewdness. Because I tried to cleanse you but you would not be cleansed from your impurity, you will not be clean again until my wrath against you has subsided.

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