Bible: Ezekiel 4:9-17

4:9As for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt, 1  put them in a single container, and make food 2  from them for yourself. For the same number of days that you lie on your side – 390 days 3 you will eat it. 4:10 The food you eat will be eight ounces 4  a day by weight; you must eat it at fixed 5  times. 4:11 And you must drink water by measure, a pint and a half; 6  you must drink it at fixed times. 4:12 And you must eat the food like you would a barley cake. You must bake it in front of them over a fire made with dried human excrement.” 7  4:13 And the Lord said, “This is how the people of Israel will eat their unclean food among the nations 8  where I will banish them.”

4:14 And I said, “Ah, sovereign Lord, I have never been ceremonially defiled before. I have never eaten a carcass or an animal torn by wild beasts; from my youth up, unclean meat 9  has never entered my mouth.”

4:15 So he said to me, “All right then, I will substitute cow’s manure instead of human excrement. You will cook your food over it.”

4:16 Then he said to me, “Son of man, I am about to remove the bread supply 10  in Jerusalem. 11  They will eat their bread ration anxiously, and they will drink their water ration in terror 4:17 because they will lack bread and water. Each one will be terrified, and they will rot for their iniquity. 12 

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