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Ezekiel 11:3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

They are saying, “No need to build houses! The city is the pot, and we are the meat.”[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 11:3 No need to build houses…meat: this advice is based on the conviction that invincible Jerusalem will protect its citizens from further danger just as a pot shields the meat inside from the fire. The poorer citizens of Jerusalem and the refugees from nearby villages can now appropriate the property abandoned by the city’s wealthier upper class when they were deported (v. 15). The metaphor of the pot and its contents reappears in chap. 24.
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Ezekiel 11:3 New International Version (NIV)

They say, ‘Haven’t our houses been recently rebuilt? This city is a pot, and we are the meat in it.’

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Ezekiel 11:7 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Therefore thus says the Lord God: The slain whom you piled up in it, that is the meat, the pot is the city. But you I will bring out of it.

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Ezekiel 11:7 New International Version (NIV)

“Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: The bodies you have thrown there are the meat and this city is the pot, but I will drive you out of it.

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Ezekiel 24:3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Propose this parable to the rebellious house and say to them: Thus says the Lord God:

Put the pot on, put it on!
    Pour in some water;

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Ezekiel 24:3 New International Version (NIV)

Tell this rebellious people a parable and say to them: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“‘Put on the cooking pot; put it on
    and pour water into it.

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