Ezekiel 24:5

“Take the choice of the flock, and burn also the bones under it, and make it boil well, and let them seethe the bones of it therein.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take the choice of the flocke, and burne also the bones vnder it, and make it boyle well, and let him seethe the bones of it therein.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Take the choicest of the flock, And also pile wood under the pot. Make it boil vigorously. Also seethe its bones in it."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take the choice of the flock, and also a pile `of wood' for the bones under `the caldron'; make it boil well; yea, let the bones thereof be boiled in the midst of it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take the best of the flock, put much wood under it: see that its bits are boiling well; let the bones be cooked inside it.
- Basic English Bible

take the choice of the flock; and also [put] a pile of wood under it, for the bones; make it boil well, and let the bones of it seethe therein.
- Darby Bible

Take the choice of the flock, and burn also the bones under it, and make it boil well, and let them boil its bones in it.
- Webster's Bible

Take the choice of the flock, and also a pile [of wood] for the bones under [the caldron]; make it boil well; yes, let its bones be boiled in its midst.
- World English Bible

The choice of the flock to take, And also to pile of the bones under it, Boil it thoroughly, yea, cook its bones in its midst.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Take the choice of the flock, and pile also the bones under it; make it boil well, that the bones thereof may also be seethed in the midst of it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 24:5


24:5 The bones - Not of the pieces to be boiled, but of the many innocents murdered in Jerusalem; for their blood crieth for vengeance, and their bones scattered on the face of the earth, will both make and maintain this fire.


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