Two times are given in Ezekiel 4, indicating two separate prophetic periods. Both periods are presented in days which represent years, and the years of their prophecies are 390 years and 40 years. Both prophecies are linked to sins: the sins of Israel and of Judah, respectively. Those sins are what mark the beginning points of the ...
Ezekiel 23:4 NASB
4 Their names were Oholah the elder and Oholibah her sister. And they became Mine, and they gave birth to sons and daughters. And as for their names, Samaria is Oholah and Jerusalem is Oholibah
Oholah referred to the Northern Kingdom of Israel. Oholibah referred to the Southern Kingdom of Judah. Together, they represented the descendants ...
This could refer to the once-unified Israel having been divided into 2 different kingdoms. (The result being Judah was its own kingdom under David).
1 Kings 12:20 (KJV)
And it came to pass, when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come
again, that they sent and called him unto the congregation, and made
him king over all Israel: there was none that followed ...
Noah was righteous - but what about his sons?
Noah and his family were all righteous, after all, they worked for about 40 years to construct the ark. After the flood God blessed them saying:
Genesis 9:1-7 NET
God’s Covenant with Humankind through Noah
9 Then God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, “Be fruitful
and multiply and fill the earth. 2 ...
14 Even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver only themselves by their righteousness,” says the Lord God.
16as surely as I live, declares the Sovereign Lord, even if these three men were in it, they could not save their own sons or daughters. They alone would be saved, but the land would be desolate.
So, from these two verses, can we deduce that Noah’s sons were not righteous? Neither his wife? That there was only 1 on the whole earth?
Let's answer this one part at a time.
Addressing the Wife
Unless specifically singled out separately, a man and his wife were always considered a unit, with the wife being included with the mention of her husband. A most ...
This is one of the many difference between the two visions of Isaiah and Ezekiel:
Six wings per seraph
Four wings per cherub
Seraphim fly about generally
Cherubim exclusive to the throne of the LORD
Seraphim are unnumbered (possibly very many?)
Cherubim are only four in number
Seraphim are not described except for ...
Isa 6:6 NKJV
Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a live coal which he had taken with the tongs from the altar.
This was a live coal from the altar.
On the other hand, (NIV) Ezekiel 10:
1 I looked, and I saw the likeness of a throne of lapis lazuli above the vault that was over the heads of the cherubim. 2The Lord said to the man ...
30 And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.
It showed the extremely sad state of the affair at the time, in contrast to Psalm 106:
So He said He would destroy them--had not Moses His chosen one stood before Him in the breach ...
This response hopefully provides something for consideration. First, the contention is with the land, and not man, that is, not those that inhabit it.
The earth is not* inanimate. It is not a neutral entity. When Adam ‘fell’, that [seriously] affected the earth. The ‘curse’ effected this. In Noah’s ‘flood’, it was the earth that reacted to [excessive] ...