Step 1: Ezekiel - Chapter 1
I saw visions of God. Out of a storm came four creatures. I saw wheels within wheels. Above them was a throne and the figure of a man.
Step 2: Ezekiel - Chapter 2
He said to me: "Son of man, stand up." The Spirit entered me. He said: "I send you to rebel Israel." Before me was a scroll of woe.
Step 3: Ezekiel - Chapter 3
He said to me: "Israel will not listen." I came to the exiles. The LORD said: "I have made you a watchman. I will open your mouth."
Step 4: Ezekiel - Chapter 4
"Son of man, take clay and draw Jerusalem. Then lie on your side. You shall bear the punishment of Israel. Cook your bread over dung."
Step 5: Ezekiel - Chapter 5
"Son of man, shave your head. Jerusalem has rebelled. A third shall die of famine, a third by the sword and a third I will scatter."
Step 6: Ezekiel - Chapter 6
"Son of man, prophesy against the mountains of Jerusalem. The slain shall lie among their idols. They will know that I am the LORD."
Step 7: Ezekiel - Chapter 7
"The end has come! I will punish you for all your abominations. Silver and gold cannot deliver. The people of the land will tremble."
Step 8: Ezekiel - Chapter 8
The Spirit lifted me up. "Son of man, see what they do. Elders burn incense to idols. Women weep for Tammuz. Men worship the sun."
Step 9: Ezekiel - Chapter 9
He cried, "Bring the executioners." Six men came. "Kill old and young, but do not touch those with the mark. I will not have pity."
Step 10: Ezekiel - Chapter 10
He told the man in linen: "Take fire from between the wheels." Each wheel had four faces. The glory of the LORD left the temple.
Step 11: Ezekiel - Chapter 11
The Spirit said: "These men plot evil." I said: "Will you destroy the remnant?" The LORD said: "I will put a new spirit within them."
Step 12: Ezekiel - Chapter 12
"Son of man, they are a rebellious house. Bring out your baggage like an exile. I will disperse them. My word will not be delayed."
Step 13: Ezekiel - Chapter 13
"Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit. I will send a storm in my wrath. Woe to the women who sew magic charms."
Step 14: Ezekiel - Chapter 14
The elders came to me. The LORD said: "They have set up idols in their hearts. Even Noah, Daniel and Job would only save themselves."
Step 15: Ezekiel - Chapter 15
"Son of man, is wood taken from the vine to make anything? I have given it to the fire for fuel. So I have given up Jerusalem."
Step 16: Ezekiel - Chapter 16
"Jerusalem, I made you flourish. But you played the whore. I will gather your lovers against you. Yet I will remember my covenant."
Step 17: Ezekiel - Chapter 17
"An eagle planted a vine but it grew towards another eagle. Israel rebelled against Babylon with Egypt. I myself will plant a cedar."
Step 18: Ezekiel - Chapter 18
"If a man is righteous, he shall live. If a son is violent, he shall die. I will judge each according to his ways. Repent and live!"
Step 19: Ezekiel - Chapter 19
"Lament for the princes of Israel: A lioness had cubs. One was taken to Egypt, another to Babylon. A vine was stripped of its fruit."
Step 20: Ezekiel - Chapter 20
"I led Israel out of Egypt. They did not walk in my law. I withheld my hand for my name's sake. You will know that I am the LORD."
Step 21: Ezekiel - Chapter 21
"Son of man, prophesy against Israel. A sword is sharpened! Mark the way for the king of Babylon. A ruin, ruin, ruin I will make it."
Step 22: Ezekiel - Chapter 22
"A city that sheds blood. In you they oppress orphans and widows. Israel has become dross to me. I will pour out my wrath upon them."
Step 23: Ezekiel - Chapter 23
"Two sisters: Samaria and Jerusalem. Oholah lusted after her lovers. Oholibah was worse in whoring. Bring an army and cut them down."
Step 24: Ezekiel - Chapter 24
"Put meat into the pot. Woe to the bloody city!" My wife died. The LORD said: "I will profane my sanctuary. Ezekiel will be a sign."
Step 25: Ezekiel - Chapter 25
"To the Ammonites: You jeered at Israel so I will destroy you. I will judge Moab. I will lay vengeance upon Edom and Philistia."
Step 26: Ezekiel - Chapter 26
"Tyre jeered at Jerusalem so I will make her a bare rock. Nebuchadnezzar will lay siege to you. I will bring you to a dreadful end."
Step 27: Ezekiel - Chapter 27
"Lament for Tyre: Of oaks they made your oars. Tarshish, Dedan, Judah and Damascus traded with you. Now you are wrecked by the seas."
Step 28: Ezekiel - Chapter 28
"To the king of Tyre: You were perfect in Eden. You became proud. I cast you to the ground. There will be no more thorns for Israel."
Step 29: Ezekiel - Chapter 29
"I am against you, Pharaoh, the great dragon. Egypt will never again rule the nations. Nebuchadnezzar will carry off its wealth."
Step 30: Ezekiel - Chapter 30
"A sword will come upon Egypt. Those who support her will fall. Nebuchadnezzar will destroy the land. I will break Pharaoh's arms."
Step 31: Ezekiel - Chapter 31
"Assyria was a cedar. It towered above the trees. Its heart was proud. Foreigners have cut it down. This is Pharaoh and his hordes."
Step 32: Ezekiel - Chapter 32
"Lament for Pharaoh: You are a dragon in the seas. The sword of Babylon will come upon you. Elam and Edom are laid with the slain."
Step 33: Ezekiel - Chapter 33
"Son of man, I have made you a watchman for Israel." Jerusalem was struck down. The LORD says: "I have made the land a desolation."
Step 34: Ezekiel - Chapter 34
"Woe to the shepherds of Israel! They did not feed my flock. I myself will seek my sheep. My servant David will be their shepherd."
Step 35: Ezekiel - Chapter 35
"Son of man, prophesy against Mount Seir: Because you delivered Israel to the sword, blood will pursue you. You will be desolate."
Step 36: Ezekiel - Chapter 36
"Prophesy to the mountains of Israel: I will make you inhabited again. I will vindicate my name. I will put my Spirit within you."
Step 37: Ezekiel - Chapter 37
The LORD said: "Prophesy to the bones." The bones became an army. The LORD said: "Join two sticks. I will join Ephraim and Judah."
Step 38: Ezekiel - Chapter 38
"Son of man, prophesy against Gog: You will come against my people. My jealousy will be roused. I will summon a sword against Gog."
Step 39: Ezekiel - Chapter 39
"I am against you, O Gog. I will give you a burial place in Israel. Gather the birds for a feast. Now I will have mercy on Jacob."
Step 40: Ezekiel - Chapter 40
In visions the LORD brought me to a temple. He brought me through the gates to the inner court. There were tables for the offerings.
Step 41: Ezekiel - Chapter 41
He measured the nave and the inner room. The side chambers were in three storeys. In front of the Holy Place was an altar of wood.
Step 42: Ezekiel - Chapter 42
He led me to the outer court. The north and south chambers are where the priests eat the offerings. He measured all the temple area.
Step 43: Ezekiel - Chapter 43
The glory of the LORD filled the temple. He said: "Son of man, describe the temple to Israel. The priests shall cleanse the altar."
Step 44: Ezekiel - Chapter 44
"No foreigner shall enter my sanctuary. The sons of Zadok shall minister to me. They shall distinguish between the holy and unholy."
Step 45: Ezekiel - Chapter 45
"Set apart a holy district for the LORD. The prince shall have land on each side. You shall have honest scales. Celebrate Passover."
Step 46: Ezekiel - Chapter 46
"The prince shall bring offerings on the Sabbaths and New Moons. You shall offer a lamb daily." In the four corners were kitchens.
Step 47: Ezekiel - Chapter 47
Water was flowing from the temple. He led me in until it was too deep to cross. The LORD says: "Divide the land among the tribes."
Step 48: Ezekiel - Chapter 48
"Set a portion for each tribe. Adjoining Judah shall be the portion for the LORD. The name of the city shall be, The LORD Is There."