Jerusalem Will Not Be Spared

12 And the word of the Lord came to me: 13 (A)“Son of man, when a land sins against me (B)by acting faithlessly, and I stretch out my hand against it and (C)break its supply[a] of bread and send famine upon it, and (D)cut off from it man and beast, 14 (E)even if these three men, (F)Noah, (G)Daniel, and (H)Job, were in it, (I)they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness, declares the Lord God.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 14:13 Hebrew staff

Judgment on Persistent Unfaithfulness

12 The word of the Lord came again to me, saying: 13 “Son of man, when a land sins against Me by persistent unfaithfulness, I will stretch out My hand against it; I will cut off its (A)supply of bread, send famine on it, and cut off man and beast from it. 14 (B)Even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver only themselves (C)by their righteousness,” says the Lord God.

Read full chapter

19 “Or (A)if I send a pestilence into that land and pour out my wrath upon it with blood, to cut off from it man and beast, 20 even if Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, as I live, declares the Lord God, they would deliver neither son nor daughter. They would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness.

Read full chapter

19 “Or if I send (A)a pestilence into that land and (B)pour out My fury on it in blood, and cut off from it man and beast, 20 even (C)though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, as I live,” says the Lord God, “they would deliver neither son nor daughter; they would deliver only themselves by their righteousness.”

Read full chapter