Ez 30

Ezekiel 30

A Lament Over Egypt 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, prophesy and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘Wail and say, “Alas for that day!” 3 For the day is near, the day of the LORD is near— a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations. […]

Ez 29

Ezekiel 29

A Prophecy Against Egypt Judgment on Pharaoh 1 In the tenth year, in the tenth month on the twelfth day, the word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt and prophesy against him and against all Egypt. 3 Speak to him and say: ‘This is what the […]

Ez 28

Ezekiel 28

A Prophecy Against the King of Tyre 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘In the pride of your heart you say, “I am a god; I sit on the throne of a god in the heart of […]

Ez 27

Ezekiel 27

A Lament Over Tyre 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, take up a lament concerning Tyre. 3 Say to Tyre, situated at the gateway to the sea, merchant of peoples on many coasts, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘You say, Tyre, “I am perfect in beauty.” 4 Your domain was […]

Ez 26

Ezekiel 26

A Prophecy Against Tyre 1 In the eleventh month of the twelfth[fn] year, on the first day of the month, the word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, because Tyre has said of Jerusalem, ‘Aha! The gate to the nations is broken, and its doors have swung open to me; now that she […]

Ez 25

Ezekiel 25

A Prophecy Against Ammon 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites and prophesy against them. 3 Say to them, ‘Hear the word of the Sovereign LORD. This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because you said “Aha!” over my sanctuary when it was desecrated and over […]

Ez 24

Ezekiel 24

Jerusalem as a Cooking Pot 1 In the ninth year, in the tenth month on the tenth day, the word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, record this date, this very date, because the king of Babylon has laid siege to Jerusalem this very day. 3 Tell this rebellious people a parable and say […]

The Wise and Foolish Virgins
William Blake, 1826
Matthew 25:1-6

Ezekiel 23

Two Adulterous Sisters 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, there were two women, daughters of the same mother. 3 They became prostitutes in Egypt, engaging in prostitution from their youth. In that land their breasts were fondled and their virgin bosoms caressed. 4 The older was named Oholah, and her sister was […]

Ez 22

Ezekiel 22

Judgment on Jerusalem’s Sins 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, will you judge her? Will you judge this city of bloodshed? Then confront her with all her detestable practices 3 and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You city that brings on herself doom by shedding blood in her […]

Ez 21

Ezekiel 21

Babylon as God’s Sword of Judgment 1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel 3 and say to her: ‘This is what the LORD says: I am against you. I will draw my sword from its sheath […]

Ez 20

Ezekiel 20

Rebellious Israel Purged 1 In the seventh year, in the fifth month on the tenth day, some of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the LORD, and they sat down in front of me. 2 Then the word of the LORD came to me: 3 “Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say […]

Ez 19

Ezekiel 19

A Lament Over Israel’s Princes 1 “Take up a lament concerning the princes of Israel 2 and say: “ ‘What a lioness was your mother among the lions! She lay down among them and reared her cubs. 3 She brought up one of her cubs, and he became a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he […]