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Ezekiel 22:6

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22:6 “‘See how each of the princes of Israel living within you has used his authority to shed blood. 1 

Ezekiel 22:12

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22:12 They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; 2  you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, 3  declares the sovereign Lord. 4 

Ezekiel 22:27

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22:27 Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey – shedding blood and destroying lives – so they can get dishonest profit.

1 tn Heb “Look! The princes of Israel, each according to his arm, were in you in order to shed blood.”

2 tn Heb “usury and interest you take.” See 18:13, 17. This kind of economic exploitation violated the law given in Lev 25:36.

3 sn Forgetting the Lord is also addressed in Deut 6:12; 8:11, 14; Jer 3:21; 13:25; Ezek 23:35; Hos 2:15; 8:14; 13:6.

4 tn The second person verb forms are feminine singular in Hebrew, indicating that the personified city is addressed here as representing its citizens.



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