Ezekiel 24:6
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New International Version
"'For this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed, to the pot now encrusted, whose deposit will not go away! Take the meat out piece by piece in whatever order it comes.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose rust is therein, and whose rust is not gone out of it! Bring it out piece by piece; let no lot fall upon it:

World English Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Woe to the bloody city, to the caldron whose rust is therein, and whose rust is not gone out of it! take out of it piece after piece; No lot is fallen on it.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the city of blood, A pot whose scum is in it, And its scum hath not come out of it, By piece of it, by piece of it bring it out, Not fallen on it hath a lot.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let no lot fall upon it - Pull out the flesh indiscriminately; let no piece be chosen for king or priest; thus showing that all should be involved in one indiscriminate ruin.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Woe

Ezekiel 24:9 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

Ezekiel 11:6,7 You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled the streets thereof with the slain...

Ezekiel 22:2,6-9,12,27 Now, you son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? yes, you shall show her all her abominations...

Ezekiel 23:37-45 That they have committed adultery, and blood is in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery...

2 Kings 21:16 Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another...

2 Kings 24:4 And also for the innocent blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; which the LORD would not pardon.

Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood...

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

Matthew 23:35 That on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth...

Revelation 11:7,8 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them...

Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her...

Revelation 18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain on the earth.

to the pot

Ezekiel 24:11-13 Then set it empty on the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be hot, and may burn...

Jeremiah 6:29 The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melts in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away.

bring

Ezekiel 9:5,6 And to the others he said in my hearing, Go you after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have you pity...

Ezekiel 11:7-9,11 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Your slain whom you have laid in the middle of it, they are the flesh, and this city is the caldron...

Joshua 10:22 Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the cave, and bring out those five kings to me out of the cave.

let no

Joshua 7:16-18 So Joshua rose up early in the morning, and brought Israel by their tribes; and the tribe of Judah was taken...

1 Samuel 14:40-42 Then said he to all Israel, Be you on one side, and I and Jonathan my son will be on the other side. And the people said to Saul...

2 Samuel 8:2 And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death...

Joel 3:3 And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

Obadiah 1:11 In the day that you stood on the other side, in the day that the strangers carried away captive his forces...

Jonah 1:7 And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is on us...

Nahum 3:10 Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets...

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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
2 Kings 24:3
Surely these things happened to Judah according to the LORD's command, in order to remove them from his presence because of the sins of Manasseh and all he had done,

2 Kings 24:4
including the shedding of innocent blood. For he had filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the LORD was not willing to forgive.

Ezekiel 11:3
They say, 'Haven't our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.'

Ezekiel 11:11
This city will not be a pot for you, nor will you be the meat in it; I will execute judgment on you at the borders of Israel.

Ezekiel 22:2
"Son of man, will you judge her? Will you judge this city of bloodshed? Then confront her with all her detestable practices

Ezekiel 22:3
and say: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You city that brings on herself doom by shedding blood in her midst and defiles herself by making idols,

Ezekiel 24:3
Tell this rebellious people a parable and say to them: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Put on the cooking pot; put it on and pour water into it.

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