Ezekiel 8:6
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New International Version
And he said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing--the utterly detestable things the Israelites are doing here, things that will drive me far from my sanctuary? But you will see things that are even more detestable."

King James Bible
He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? the great abominations that the house of Israel commit here, to cause [me] to go far off from my sanctuary? And yet again thou shalt see great abominations.

World English Bible
He said to me, Son of man, do you see what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel do commit here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? But you shall again see yet other great abominations.

Young's Literal Translation
And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, art thou seeing what they are doing? the great abominations that the house of Israel are doing here, to keep far off from My sanctuary; and again thou dost turn, thou dost see great abominations.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The vision that I saw in the plain - see the note on Ezekiel 3:23 (note); see also Ezekiel 1:3 (note).

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Ezekiel 8:12,17 Then said he to me, Son of man, have you seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark...

Jeremiah 3:6 The LORD said also to me in the days of Josiah the king, Have you seen that which backsliding Israel has done?...

Jeremiah 7:17 See you not what they do in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem?

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Ezekiel 8:9,17 And he said to me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here...

Ezekiel 5:11 Why, as I live, said the Lord GOD; Surely, because you have defiled my sanctuary with all your detestable things...

Ezekiel 7:20-22 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty...

Ezekiel 23:38,39 Moreover this they have done to me: they have defiled my sanctuary in the same day, and have profaned my sabbaths...

2 Kings 23:4-6 And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door...

Proverbs 5:14 I was almost in all evil in the middle of the congregation and assembly.

Jeremiah 7:30 For the children of Judah have done evil in my sight, said the LORD...

Jeremiah 23:11 For both prophet and priest are profane; yes, in my house have I found their wickedness, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 32:34 But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it.

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Ezekiel 10:19 And the cherubim lifted up their wings, and mounted up from the earth in my sight: when they went out, the wheels also were beside them...

Ezekiel 11:22 Then did the cherubim lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above.

Deuteronomy 31:16-18 And the LORD said to Moses, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up...

2 Chronicles 36:14-17 Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen...

Psalm 78:60 So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men;

Jeremiah 26:6 Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.

Lamentations 2:6,7 And he has violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden: he has destroyed his places of the assembly...

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Ezekiel 8:11,14,16 And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel...

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Chambers of Imagery
'Then said He unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery!'--EZEKIEL viii. 12. This is part of a vision which came to the prophet in his captivity. He is carried away in imagination from his home amongst the exiles in the East to the Temple of Jerusalem. There he sees in one dreadful series representations of all the forms of idolatry to which the handful that were left in the land were cleaving. There meets
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

What the Ruler's Discrimination Should be Between Correction and Connivance, Between Fervour and Gentleness.
It should be known too that the vices of subjects ought sometimes to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at; that things, even though openly known, ought sometimes to be seasonably tolerated, but sometimes, though hidden, be closely investigated; that they ought sometimes to be gently reproved, but sometimes vehemently censured. For, indeed, some things, as we have said, ought to be prudently connived at, but indicated in that they are connived at, so that, when the
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
2 Kings 23:4
The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the priests next in rank and the doorkeepers to remove from the temple of the LORD all the articles made for Baal and Asherah and all the starry hosts. He burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron Valley and took the ashes to Bethel.

2 Kings 23:5
He did away with the idolatrous priests appointed by the kings of Judah to burn incense on the high places of the towns of Judah and on those around Jerusalem--those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and moon, to the constellations and to all the starry hosts.

Jeremiah 11:18
Because the LORD revealed their plot to me, I knew it, for at that time he showed me what they were doing.

Ezekiel 5:11
Therefore as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, because you have defiled my sanctuary with all your vile images and detestable practices, I myself will shave you; I will not look on you with pity or spare you.

Ezekiel 8:7
Then he brought me to the entrance to the court. I looked, and I saw a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:9
And he said to me, "Go in and see the wicked and detestable things they are doing here."

Ezekiel 8:17
He said to me, "Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a trivial matter for the people of Judah to do the detestable things they are doing here? Must they also fill the land with violence and continually arouse my anger? Look at them putting the branch to their nose!

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