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Ezekiel 21:23

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But those in Jerusalem 1  will view it as a false omen. They have sworn solemn oaths, 2  but the king of Babylon 3  will accuse them of violations 4  in order to seize them. 5 

XREF

Nu 5:15; 1Ki 17:18; 2Ki 24:20; 2Ki 25:1-7; 2Ch 36:13; Isa 28:14,15; Jer 52:3-11; Eze 11:3; Eze 12:22; Eze 17:13-19; Eze 21:24; Eze 29:16; Re 16:19

NET © Notes

tn Heb “they”; the referent (the people in Jerusalem) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

sn When the people of Judah realized the Babylonians’ intentions, they would object on grounds that they had made a treaty with the Babylonian king (see 17:13).

tn Heb “he”; the referent (the king of Babylon) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Or “iniquity.”

tn Heb “and he will remind of guilt for the purpose of being captured.” The king would counter their objections by pointing out that they had violated their treaty with him (see 17:18).



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