12 “Say to this rebellious people, ‘Do you not know what these things mean?(A)’ Say to them: ‘The king of Babylon went to Jerusalem and carried off her king and her nobles,(B) bringing them back with him to Babylon.(C)

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49 Then I said, “Sovereign Lord,(A) they are saying of me, ‘Isn’t he just telling parables?(B)’”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 20:49 In Hebrew texts 20:45-49 is numbered 21:1-5.
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19 Then the people asked me, “Won’t you tell us what these things have to do with us?(A) Why are you acting like this?”

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