Ezekiel 24:2
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New Living Translation
"Son of man, write down today's date, because on this very day the king of Babylon is beginning his attack against Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Son of man, write thee the name of the day, even of this same day: the king of Babylon set himself against Jerusalem this same day.

Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, write thee the name of the day, of this selfsame day: on this selfsame day the king of Babylon draws near to Jerusalem.

World English Bible
Son of man, write the name of the day, [even] of this same day: the king of Babylon drew close to Jerusalem this same day.

Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, write for thee the name of the day -- this self-same day leaned hath the king of Babylon toward Jerusalem in this self-same day --

Ezekiel 24:2 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

24:2 Set himself - Sat down to besiege.

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The Seventh Commandment
Thou shalt not commit adultery.' Exod 20: 14. God is a pure, holy spirit, and has an infinite antipathy against all uncleanness. In this commandment he has entered his caution against it; non moechaberis, Thou shalt not commit adultery.' The sum of this commandment is, The preservations of corporal purity. We must take heed of running on the rock of uncleanness, and so making shipwreck of our chastity. In this commandment there is something tacitly implied, and something expressly forbidden. 1. The
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Ezekiel
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 25:1
So on January 15, during the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon led his entire army against Jerusalem. They surrounded the city and built siege ramps against its walls.

Jeremiah 39:1
In January of the ninth year of King Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar came with his army to besiege Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 52:4
So on January 15, during the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon led his entire army against Jerusalem. They surrounded the city and built siege ramps against its walls.

Ezekiel 24:1
On January 15, during the ninth year of King Jehoiachin's captivity, this message came to me from the LORD:

Ezekiel 33:21
On January 8, during the twelfth year of our captivity, a survivor from Jerusalem came to me and said, "The city has fallen!"

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