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the ninth year. Of Jehoiachin's captivity. See the table, p. 1105. Compare Ezekiel 1:2 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah . App-4 .
Son of man. See note on Ezekiel 2:1 .
this same day. Compare 2Ki 26:1 .Jeremiah 39:1 ; Jeremiah 52:4 . The captives of Israel thus knew what was going on in Jerusalem.
the Lord GOD. Hebrew. Adonai Jehovah . See note on Ezekiel 2:4 .
pot : or, caldron, using the words of the scoffers in Ezekiel 11:3 , and compare Jeremiah 1:13 .
burn = pile up.
bones. Ginsburg thinks we should read "wood". them. The 1611 edition of the Authorized Version reads "him".
the bloody city . See note on Ezekiel 22:2 .
scum = verdigris. Occurs only in this chapter.
let no lot fall, &c. Signifying that the city was to be destroyed, not lotted out to or by the conquerors.
not. The 1611 edition of the Authorized Version omitted this "not". to cover it with duet. Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 17:13 ).
10 spice it well , &c.: or, boil it down till only the bones are left.
brass = copper.
hot = scorched.
shall be in the fire. Ginsburg thinks it should read "with a stench".
saith the Lord GOD = [is] Adonai Jehovah's oracle.
the desire of thine eyes. Put by the Figure of speech Periphrasis ( App-6 ): for Ezekiel's wife. A symbol of Jerusalem, See Ezekiel 24:21 .
stroke : or plague.
bind, &c. Reference to Pentateuch (Leviticus 10:6 ; Leviticus 13:45 ; Leviticus 21:10 ). cover not thy lips. Compare Micah 3:7 .
the bread of men : i.e. the bread or food brought to the house of mourners. Compare Jeremiah 16:5-7 . Hosea 9:4 ,
men. Hebrew, plural of 'enosh . App-14 .
as = according as.
desire . . . pitieth . Note the Figure of speech Paronomaeia ( App-6 ), to call attention to the emphasis. Hebrew. mahmad. . . mahmal.
soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
left = left behind.
ye shall not. Some codices read "yet shall ye neither". mourn moan. iniquities. Hebrew. 'avah . App-44 ,
in the day See App-18 .
desire = delight.
minds = souls. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
he that escapeth. This we find exactly fulfilled in eh. Ezekiel 33:21 , by the flight, on the fifth day of the tenth month, in the twelfth year.
no more dumb : i.e. as regards his nation and his testimony to it. In the interval his prophecies are concerning other nations (Ezekiel chapters 25-32).
they shall know , &c. See note on Ezekiel 6:10 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Ezekiel 24". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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