Thoushaltburnwithfire a thirdpart in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are fulfilled: and thoushalttake a thirdpart, and smiteabout it with a knife: and a thirdpartthoushaltscatter in the wind; and I willdraw out a swordafterthem.
And she hathchanged my judgmentsintowickednessmorethan the nations, and my statutesmorethan the countriesthat are roundabout her: for theyhaverefused my judgments and my statutes, theyhave not walked in them.
Thereforethussaith the Lord GOD; Because ye multipliedmorethan the nationsthat are roundabout you, and have not walked in my statutes, neitherhavekept my judgments, neitherhavedoneaccording to the judgments of the nationsthat are roundabout you;
Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD; Surely, becausethouhastdefiled my sanctuarywith all thy detestablethings, and with all thineabominations, thereforewill I alsodiminishthee; neithershallmine eye spare, neitherwill I have any pity.
A thirdpart of theeshall die with the pestilence, and withfamineshallthey be consumed in the midst of thee: and a thirdpartshallfall by the swordroundaboutthee; and I willscatter a thirdpartinto all the winds, and I willdraw out a swordafterthem.
So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, an instruction and an astonishmentunto the nationsthat are roundaboutthee, when I shallexecutejudgments in thee in anger and in fury and in furiousrebukes. I the LORDhavespoken it.