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Ezekiel 6:7


The slain will fall among you and then you will know that I am the Lord. 1 


Ex 7:5; Ex 14:4,18; 2Ki 19:19; Ps 83:17,18; Jer 14:18; Jer 18:21; Jer 25:33; La 2:20,21; La 4:9; Eze 6:13; Eze 7:4,9; Eze 9:7; Eze 11:10,12; Eze 12:15; Eze 13:9,14,21,23; Eze 14:8; Eze 15:7; Eze 20:38,42,44; Eze 23:49; Eze 24:24,27; Eze 25:17; Eze 26:6; Eze 28:23; Eze 30:26; Eze 35:15; Eze 38:23; Da 4:35-37; Da 6:26,27

NET © Notes

sn The phrase you will know that I am the Lord concludes over sixty oracles in the book of Ezekiel and indicates the ultimate goal of God’s action. The phrase is often used in the book of Exodus as well (Exod 7:5; 14:4, 18). By Ezekiel’s day the people had forgotten that the Lord (Yahweh) was their covenant God and had turned to other gods. They had to be reminded that Yahweh alone deserved to be worshiped because only he possessed the power to meet their needs. Through judgment and eventually deliverance, Israel would be reminded that Yahweh alone held their destiny in his hands.

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