4 Then he brought me to the entrance of the north gate of the temple, and I saw sitting there the women who were weeping for Tammuz.


Then he said to me: Do you see this, son of man? You shall see other abominations, greater than these!


5 Then he brought me into the inner court of the LORD’S house, and there at the door of the LORD’S temple, between the vestibule and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the LORD’S temple and their faces toward the east; they were bowing down to the sun.


6 Do you see, son of man? he asked me. Is it such a trivial matter for the house of Judah to do the abominable things they have done here – for they have filled the land with violence, and again and again they have provoked me – that now they must also put the branch to my nose?


Therefore I in turn will act furiously: I will not look upon them with pity nor will I show mercy.

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