EZEKIEL 4:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.”

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Ezekiel 4:9 Translation & Meaning

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Take קַח To take (in the widest variety of applications) Take
thou וְאַתָּ֣ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
also unto thee wheat, חִטִּ֡ין Wheat, whether the grain or the plant also wheat
and barley, וּ֠שְׂעֹרִים Barley (as villose) barley
and beans, וּפ֨וֹל A bean (as plump) beans
and lentiles, וַעֲדָשִׁ֜ים A lentil lentiles
and millet, וְדֹ֣חַן Millet millet
and fitches, וְכֻסְּמִ֗ים Spelt (from its bristliness as if just shorn) fitches
and put וְנָתַתָּ֤ה To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) put
them in one אֶחָ֔ד Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first one
vessel, בִּכְלִ֣י Something prepared, i.e., any apparatus (as an implement, utensil, dress, vessel or weapon) vessel
and make וְעָשִׂ֧יתָ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application make
thee bread לְלָ֑חֶם Food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) bread
thereof, to the number מִסְפַּ֨ר A number, definite (arithmetical) or indefinite (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration thereof number
according (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the days הַיָּמִ֜ים A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
that אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
thou אַתָּ֣ה׀ Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
shalt lie שׁוֹכֵ֣ב To lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose) lie
upon עַֽל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
thy side, צִדְּךָ֗ A side; figuratively, an adversary side
three שְׁלֹשׁ Three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiple) thrice three
hundred מֵא֧וֹת A hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction hundred
and ninety וְתִשְׁעִ֛ים Ninety ninety
days י֖וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
shalt thou eat תֹּאכֲלֶֽנּוּ׃ To eat (literally or figuratively) eat
thereof. תֹּאכֲלֶֽנּוּ׃ To eat (literally or figuratively) thereof

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  • 7  Therefore thou shalt set thy face toward the siege of Jerusalem, and thine arm shall be uncovered, and thou shalt prophesy against it.

  • 8  And, behold, I will lay bands upon thee, and thou shalt not turn thee from one side to another, till thou hast ended the days of thy siege.

  • 9  Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.

  • 10  And thy meat which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day: from time to time shalt thou eat it.

  • 11  Thou shalt drink also water by measure, the sixth part of an hin: from time to time shalt thou drink.




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