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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 30

Ezek 30.1-26 continues with the prophecy against Egypt in the form of a lamentation because of the calamity that is going to come upon them. Eschatologically, Babylon is a picture of the kings of the east as they move against

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 29

Ezek 29.1-21 contains a prophecy about a judgment coming upon Egypt and Pharaoh by Babylon, and its after some time. The reason Pharaoh and Egypt are judged is because of their treacherous treatment of the Jewish people and the arrogance

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 28

Ezek 28.1-26 tells us about a prophecy concerning the king of Tyre and the causes of his ruin. It is in the form of a lamentation. It then goes on to reveal judgments against Sidon and concludes with a promise

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 27

Ezek 27.1-36 gives Tyre’s former glory and riches, and then goes on to predict her ruin and destruction, using the metaphor of a ship. v 1…Moreover, the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”And you, son

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 26

Ezek 26.1-21 tells us about a prophecy concerning the destruction of the city of Tyre v 1…Now it came about in the eleventh year (of Zedekiah’s reign and Yehoiakim’s exile, the same year Jerusalem was taken by the Babylonians), on

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 25

Ezek 25.1-17 tells us how Ezekiel prophesies against the Ammonites, Moabites, Edomites and Philistines because of their ill-treatment towards the Jewish people. v 1…And the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”Son of man (Ezekiel is

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 24

Ezek 24.1-27 is a prophecy about the destruction of Jerusalem using an aggadah (parable) of a boiling pot (v 1-14), and another using the sudden death of Ezekiel’s wife (v 15-27). The timing of this prophecy is the very day

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 23

Ezek 23.1-49 gives us an allegory about Israel and Judah being represented by two sisters who were harlots. Israel is called “Oholah” and Judah is called “Oholibah.” Their idolatry is exposed. v 1…The word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 22

Ezek 22.1-31 gives us the sins of Jerusalem and the people, and since there is no intercessor for them, they face captivity and destruction. Ezekiel must judge them and reveal their iniquities, sins and transgressions. v 1…Then the word of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 21

Ezek 21.1-32 gives us a plain explanation of the prophecy of the trees in Chapter 20, with a new one about the sword of the Babylonians. It will refer to the destruction of Judah, Jerusalem and Ammon as well. v

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 20

Ezek 20.1 -49 is a prophecy where the elders of Israel come to inquire of Yehovah, but he tells them that he will not be inquired of by them because of all their abominations, which are then described, starting with

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 19

Ezek 19.1-14 is the first of five lamentations in the book. A “kinah” is a lamentation or a complimentary song on behalf of a dead person, and in this case this is a kinah for the king and people of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 18

Ezek 18.1-32 tells us about a delusion the people had about God visiting the sins of the fathers upon innocent descendants. The error of this belief is brought out and the truth set forth. People bear the guilt and punishment

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 17

Ezek 17.1-24 is a parable about two eagles and a vine. Judah is again threatened with destruction for their disobedience to the Torah/covenant, but there is a promise that the house of Judah will rise, and the family of David,

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 15

Ezek 15.1-8 tells us that the destruction of Jerusalem is prophesied again, and it is likened to an unfruitful vine. Compared to the other trees, the wood of the vine is useless except for fuel. It’s only purpose was to

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 14

Ezek 14.1-23 shows Yehovah’s displeasure at the idolaters who sought him and the false prophets, which was hypocritical. The judgments upon them are revealed and will not be averted. But a remnant is promised. v 1…Then some elders (zekanim) of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 13

Ezek 13.1-23 is a prophecy against the false prophets and prophetesses (Isa 8.20; Deut 13.1-5; Deut 18.14-22; Matt 7.15). v 1…Then the word of the Lord (Yehovah) came to me saying, v 2…”Son of man (when this is used, Ezekiel

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 12

Ezek 12.1-28 tells us about the approaching exile and it is addressed to those in Babylon who think the captivity will soon be over. This is also instruction for those in Jerusalem who are going to be carried away into

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 11

Ezek 11.1-25 tells us that the fate of the city is sealed (v 1.13), the future as a people lies with the exiles (v 14-21, and the Shekinah and the Kivod complete the withdrawal. This will also conclude the Maaseh

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Ezekiel-Chapter 10

Ezek 10.1-22 tells us that Ezekiel is shown how Jerusalem will be burned with fire and how Yehovah will forsake the Temple in another Maaseh Merkavah (work of the chariot; this is the glory or God’s throne and how it

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