E Z E K I E L.
In this chapter the approaching ruin of the land
of Israel is most particularly foretold in affecting expressions
often repeated, that if possible they might be awakened by
repentance to prevent it. The prophet must tell them, I. That it
will be a final ruin, a complete utter destruction, which would
make an end of them, a miserable end, ver. 1-6. II. That it is an approaching
ruin, just at the door, ver.
7-10. III. That it is an unavoidable ruin, because they
had by sin brought it upon themselves, ver. 10-15. IV. That their strength and
wealth should be no fence against it, ver. 16-19. V. That the temple, which they
trusted in, should itself be ruined, ver. 20-22. VI. That it should be a
universal ruin, the sin that brought it having been universal,