Leviticus 26:14

Hebrew Bible

13 I am the Lord your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, from being their slaves, and I broke the bars of your yoke and caused you to walk upright. 14 “‘If, however, you do not obey me and keep all these commandments— 15 if you reject my statutes and abhor my regulations so that you do not keep all my commandments and you break my covenant— 16 I for my part will do this to you: I will inflict horror on you, consumption and fever, which diminish eyesight and drain away the vitality of life. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Ezekiel 5:7

Hebrew Bible

6 Then she defied my regulations and my statutes, becoming more wicked than the nations and the countries around her. Indeed, they have rejected my regulations, and they do not follow my statutes. 7 “Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because you are more arrogant than the nations around you, you have not followed my statutes and have not carried out my regulations. You have not even carried out the regulations of the nations around you! 8 “Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I—even I—am against you, and I will execute judgment among you while the nations watch.

 Notes and References

"... Parallels between P and the book of Ezekiel are at least as noticeable and striking as those between D and Jeremiah. For example: The P list of blessings and curses in Leviticus 26 promises blessings “if you will go by my laws, and if you will observe my commandments, and you will do them” (Leviticus 26:3), and it promises curses “if you will reject my laws, and if your souls will scorn my judgments so as not to do all my commandments” (Leviticus 26:14). Ezekiel indicts the people, drawing on those words: “You did not go by my laws, and you did not do my judgments” (Ezekiel 5:7) ..."

Friedman, Richard Elliott The Bible with Sources Revealed: A New View Into the Five Books of Moses (p. 15) Harper San Francisco, 2005

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