The look on their faces testifies against them,
and like Sodom,(A) they flaunt their sin.
They do not conceal it.
Woe to them,
for they have brought evil on themselves.(B)

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46 Your older sister was Samaria,(A) who lived with her daughters to the north of you, and your younger sister was Sodom, who lived with her daughters to the south of you. 47 Didn’t you walk in their ways and do their detestable practices? It was only a short time before you behaved more corruptly than they did.[a](B)

48 “As I live”—the declaration of the Lord God—“your sister Sodom and her daughters have not behaved as you and your daughters have.(C) 49 Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food,(D) and comfortable security, but didn’t support the poor and needy.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:47 Lit they in all your ways

55 As for your sisters, Sodom and her daughters and Samaria and her daughters will return to their former state. You and your daughters will also return to your former state.

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Their dead bodies[a](A) will lie in the public square[b] of the great city, which prophetically[c] is called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 11:8 Lit Their corpse
  2. Revelation 11:8 Or lie on the broad street
  3. Revelation 11:8 Or spiritually, or symbolically

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