1 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows,
2 'Son of man, are you ready to judge? Are you ready to judge the blood-stained city? Confront her with all her loathsome practices!
Ezek 20:4 Ezek 24:6 Ezek 24:9 Isa 58:1 Nah 3:1 1Tim 5:20 2Kgs 21:16
3 Say, "The Lord Yahweh says this: City shedding blood inside yourself to hasten your doom, making foul idols on your soil to defile yourself,
Ezek 22:27 2Kgs 21:2-9 2Pet 2:3 Ezek 7:2-12 Ezek 12:25 Ezek 22:4 Ezek 22:6
4 you have incurred guilt by the blood you have shed, you have defiled yourself with the foul idols you have made, you have shortened your days, you have come to the end of your years. This is why I have made you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughing-stock to every country.
2Kgs 21:16 Ezek 5:14-15 Ezek 16:57 Ezek 22:2 Ps 44:13-14 1Kgs 9:7 1Thess 2:16
5 From far and near they will taunt you with your infamous disorders.
Isa 22:2 Jer 15:2-3
6 "Look! In you the princes of Israel, one and all, have furthered their own interests at the cost of bloodshed;
Ezek 22:27 Isa 1:23 Dan 9:8 Jer 2:26-27 Jer 5:5 Jer 32:32 Mic 2:1
7 in you people have despised their fathers and mothers; in you they have ill-treated the settler; in you they have oppressed the widow and orphan.
Deut 27:16 Exod 22:21-22 Jer 7:6 Lev 20:9 Mal 3:5 Zech 7:10 Deut 5:16
8 You have treated my sanctuary with contempt, you have profaned my Sabbaths.
Ezek 20:13 Ezek 23:38-39 Ezek 20:21 Ezek 20:24 Ezek 22:26 Amos 8:4-6 Lev 19:30
9 In you informers incite to bloodshed; in you people eat on the mountains and act licentiously;
Hos 4:14 Hos 4:10 Lev 19:16 Ezek 16:43 Ezek 18:6 Ezek 18:11 Hos 4:2
10 in you they have sexual intercourse with their fathers; in you they force themselves on women in their periods;
Lev 18:19 Ezek 18:6 Lev 18:7-8 Lev 20:11 1Chr 5:1 1Cor 5:1 2Sam 16:21-22
11 in you one man engages in loathsome practices with his neighbour's wife, another lewdly defiles his daughter-in-law, another violates his sister, his own father's daughter.
Lev 18:15 Lev 20:17 2Sam 13:14 Lev 18:9 Ezek 18:11 Lev 18:20 Lev 20:12
12 In you people take bribes for shedding blood; you lend for profit and charge interest, you profit from your fellow by extortion and have forgotten about me -- declares the Lord Yahweh.
Deut 27:25 Ezek 23:35 Jer 2:32 Ezek 18:8 Ezek 18:13 Deut 16:19 Deut 23:19
13 "Now I shall clap my hands at your acts of banditry and the blood that flows in you.
Ezek 21:17 Isa 33:15 Amos 2:6-8 Ezek 21:14 Ezek 22:27 1Thess 4:6 Amos 3:10
14 Will your heart be able to resist, will your hands be steady, the day when I call you to account? I, Yahweh, have spoken and shall act.
Ezek 17:24 Ezek 21:7 Ezek 24:14 1Cor 10:22 1Sam 15:29 Ezek 28:9 Heb 10:31
15 I shall scatter you among the nations and disperse you in foreign countries, and so put an end to the filthiness now inside you;
Deut 4:27 Zech 7:14 Ezek 22:22 Neh 1:8 1Pet 4:12 Deut 28:25 Deut 28:64
16 through your own fault, you will be profaned in the eyes of the nations, and you will know that I am Yahweh!" '
Ezek 6:7 Ezek 7:24 Ps 83:18 1Kgs 20:13 1Kgs 20:28 Dan 4:25 Dan 4:32-35
17 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows,
18 'Son of man, for me, the House of Israel has become dross: copper, tin, iron, lead, all mixed up together in the melting-pot; they are dross.
Isa 1:22 Ps 119:119 Isa 48:10 Jer 6:28-30 Prov 17:3 Ezek 22:20 Isa 1:25
19 And so, Lord Yahweh says this, "Since you have all become dross, right! I shall collect you inside Jerusalem.
Ezek 11:7 Ezek 24:3-6 Matt 13:30 Matt 13:40-42 Mic 4:12
20 As silver, copper, iron, lead and tin are collected in the melting-pot, and the fire is blown underneath to melt them down, so I shall collect you in my furious anger and have you melted down;
Ezek 21:31-32 Ezek 22:21 Ezek 24:13 Isa 54:16 Jer 4:11-12 Jer 4:20
21 I shall collect you and blow up the fire of my rage for you and have you melted down inside the city.
2Kgs 25:9 Deut 4:24 Deut 29:20 Deut 32:22 Ezek 15:6-7 Ezek 20:47-48 Ezek 22:20-22
22 As silver is melted in the melting-pot, so you will be melted down inside the city, and you will know that I, Yahweh, have vented my fury on you." '
Ezek 20:8 Ezek 20:33 Hos 5:10 Ezek 22:16 Ezek 22:31 Rev 16:1
23 The word of Yahweh was addressed to me as follows,
24 'Son of man, say to her, "You are a land that has not received rain or shower on the day of anger.
Isa 9:13 Jer 2:30 Zeph 3:2 2Chr 28:22 2Chr 36:14-16 Ezek 24:13 Isa 1:5
25 In you, the princes are like a roaring lion tearing its prey. They have eaten the people, seized wealth and jewels and widowed many inside her.
Hos 6:9 Ezek 13:19 Jer 2:34 Jer 11:9 1Kgs 22:11-13 1Kgs 22:23 2Pet 2:1-3
26 Her priests have violated my law and desecrated my sanctuary; they have made no distinction between sacred and profane, they have not taught people the difference between clean and unclean; they have turned their eyes away from my Sabbaths and I have been dishonoured by them.
Lev 10:10 1Sam 2:12-17 Ezek 22:8 Ezek 44:23 Jer 2:8 Mal 2:8 1Sam 2:22
27 In her the leaders are wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood and killing people to steal their possessions.
Ezek 22:13 Ezek 22:6 Isa 1:23 Zeph 3:3 Ezek 19:3-6 Ezek 22:25 Ezek 45:9
28 Her prophets have plastered these things over with their empty visions and lying prophecies, saying: Yahweh says this, although Yahweh has not spoken.
Ezek 13:6-7 Ezek 13:10-16 Jer 23:25-32 Ezek 13:22-23 Ezek 21:29 Ezek 22:25 Isa 30:10
29 The people of the country have taken to extortion and banditry; they have oppressed the poor and needy and ill-treated the settler in a way that is unjustifiable.
Ezek 22:7 Exod 23:9 Exod 22:21 Isa 5:7 Jer 5:31 Ps 94:6 Amos 3:10
30 I have been looking for someone among them to build a barricade and oppose me in the breach, to defend the country and prevent me from destroying it; but I have found no one.
Isa 59:16 Jer 5:1 Ps 106:23 Exod 32:10-14 Ezek 13:5 Jer 15:1 Isa 63:5
31 Hence I have vented my fury on them; I have put an end to them in the fire of my rage. I have made their conduct recoil on their own heads -- declares the Lord Yahweh." '
Ezek 7:8-9 Ezek 9:10 Ezek 16:43 Ezek 7:3 Rom 2:8-9 Ezek 11:21 Ezek 22:21-22