16 Moreover, he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break [a]the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care, and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment.

17 Because that bread and water shall fail, they shall be astonied one with another, and shall consume away for their iniquity.

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  1. Ezekiel 4:16 That is, the force and strength wherewith it should nourish, Isa. 3:1; Ezek. 5:17 and 14:13.