- What was Ezekiel to engrave upon the tile? (or
brick, see Gen. 11:3, Ex 1:14, 16 where the same word is used}
- What else was Ezekiel to do pertaining to the
- To whom were these actions to be a sign?
- SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT: 4:4-8
- SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT: 4:9-17
- What special significance did cutting off one's
hair have, which likely prompted God to choose this means to convey his
message? (see Jer. 48:36-39, 2 Sam. 10:1-5)
- Explain where Ezekiel was to burn a third of his
hair. (5:2, 4:1)
- When was Ezekiel to burn the hair? (5:2, 4:8)
- What was Ezekiel told to do with the other 2/3
of the hair?
- What was he told to do with "a few in number"?
- How did God compare the nations round about with
- In connection with Ezek. 5:10, read Lev.
26:14-17, 27-29, 33; 2 Kings 6:24-29; and Lam. 4:8-10.
- What did each of the 3 portions of hair represent
- Which portion of Ezekiel's hair symbolized the
fate of those described in 6:8-10?
- Back in Lev. 26:38-45, and Dt. 30:1-3, what had
God said would come about after the people were carried away by foreign
- What kind of gestures are described in 6:11?
- Throughout chapter 6, the places that are
mentioned as being covered with the bodies of the slain are nearly all
places of what? (See 6:4, 5, & 13. For "high hill" and "green tree," cf.
1 Ki. 14:23, 2 Ki. 16:4. For "tops of mountains" and "thick oak" see Is.
57:5-7 and Hos. 4:13.)