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Ezekiel 24:2-4 Good News Translation (GNT)

“Mortal man,” he said, “write down today's date, because this is the day that the king of Babylonia is beginning the siege of Jerusalem. Tell my rebellious people this parable that I, the Sovereign Lord, have for them:

Set the pot on the fire
    and fill it up with water.
Put in the best pieces of meat—
    the shoulders and the legs—
    fill it with choice bony pieces too.

Good News Translation (GNT)

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Ezekiel 24:2-4 New International Version (NIV)

“Son of man, record this date, this very date, because the king of Babylon has laid siege to Jerusalem this very day. Tell this rebellious people a parable and say to them: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“‘Put on the cooking pot; put it on
    and pour water into it.
Put into it the pieces of meat,
    all the choice pieces—the leg and the shoulder.
Fill it with the best of these bones;

New International Version (NIV)

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