Ezekiel 24:9
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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.

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

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: 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.

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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
Ezekiel 24:6
"Now this is what the Sovereign LORD says: What sorrow awaits Jerusalem, the city of murderers! She is a cooking pot whose corruption can't be cleaned out. Take the meat out in random order, for no piece is better than another.

Ezekiel 24:10
Yes, heap on the wood! Let the fire roar to make the pot boil. Cook the meat with many spices, and afterward burn the bones.

Nahum 3:1
What sorrow awaits Nineveh, the city of murder and lies! She is crammed with wealth and is never without victims.

Habakkuk 2:12
"What sorrow awaits you who build cities with money gained through murder and corruption!

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