Ezekiel sees the marking of the righteous and the slaughter of all others, beginning at the Lord’s sanctuary.
2 And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher
3 And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the
4 And the Lord said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the
6 Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and
8 ¶And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord God! wilt thou destroy all the residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?
9 Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The Lord hath forsaken the earth, and the Lord
10 And as for me also, mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will