MTCSF September 2020 Crossword Puzzle

Based on Ezekiel 4-6

NOTE For This Crossword

There is a mistake in this puzzle in one of the answers due to a spelling error. This answer is filled in automatically for you. Even if you change that answer, it will automatically get corrected when you submit.

Instructions

  1. Start solving the crossword by selecting the first tile of the word you want to fill in.
  2. Continue typing letters till you reach the end of the word.
  3. The cursor will initially be set to answer the "across" clues. As you type, the letters will fill to the right. In the "down" mode, the letters will fill in the downward direction.
  4. Use the "down/right" arrow key on the keyboard or the buttons below to switch from across to down. Mobile and tablet users will find these buttons useful.
  5. When the last tile in a particular direction is reached, the mode may automatically change to the other mode.
  6. The "save" button allows you to save your session while the "load" button restores your answers and you can continue working on the puzzle at a later time.

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3.Ezekiel's second symbolic act was to lie on his left side for 390 days(a day for each year) bearing the sin of Israel and lie on the right side for 40 days bearing the sin of __.[A link is given for the interpretation of this symbolic act in the reference materials]
6.__ was the first king of Israel after the kingdom was divided. He made two golden calves to be their gods and set it in Bethel and Dan so that they didn't have to go up to Jerusalem.1Ki.12:26-33
9.The Lord has set __ in the center of the nations surrounded by other countries and she has rebelled against the Lord more than the other countries
11.The Lord would __ some of His people from the sword and when they were in exile they would remember how they grieved their Lord.
12.Because of the Israelites' detestable __, (2Ki.21:2-11) the Lord would inflict punishment upon them, then they would know the Lord had spoken in Zeal.
13.The prophecy of the thirds was fulfilled by __.2Ki.25:8-21
14.__, King of Judah led the Israelite astray so that they did more evil than the nations the Lord had destroyed before the Israelites. 2 Ki.21:9. Israelites were set apart and supposed to be a role model for the nations around them
17.Ezekiel's fourth symbolic act was to take a sharp __ and use it as a barber's razor to shave his head and his beard. The prophet, hair, and the __ represent the Jewish nation, Israelites and Babylonians respectively.
18.Ezekiel was called “son of man” and it emphasizes the humanity of a person. __ often referred to himself as "Son of man".
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1.According to Lev.21:5 "__ must not shave his head ..." In ancient Israel, hair was a sign of consecration to God and shaving the head was an act of defilement. It was an indication of the upcoming judgment on Judah
2.The Lord brought the Israelites out of Egypt to their promised land with an outstretched arm. Later, He stretched out His hand against them to make thier land a __ waste for their idolatry.
4.Often prophets were asked to do strange things to convey a message: Isaiah walked around stripped and barefoot for three years(Is.20:2-3), Jeremiah's wooden yoke around his neck(Jer.27:2), Hosea's marriage to Gomer(Hos. 1:2-3), and __ took paul's belt and bound himself (Ac.21:11).
5.Ezekiel's first symbolic act was to draw the city of __ on a clay tablet and lay siege to it. Then he had to place an iron pan as an iron wall as a barrier between the city and himself. This was a sign of Jerusalem's siege to happen. Ezekiel was already in exile in Babylon in 597 BC and Jerusalem was destroyed in 586 BC.
7.Jerusalem was kept under siege by Nebuchadnezzar for at least __ months. 2Ki.25:1-4
8.The prophecy of the thirds: One-third of the hair he burned (one-third of the people would die in fire), one-third he struck it with the sword (one third of the people would die by sword), one third he scattered to the wind. A few strands of hair were to tuck it in the folds of his __(few would be protected).
10.Ezekiel was asked to set his face against the __ of Israel and prophesy that the Lord would destroy the high places and kill the Israelites in front of the idols and scatter their bones around the altars. This is to show that the idols were helpless to save them.
15.Ezekiel was asked to strike his hands and stamp his feet and cry out "__" to get the Israelites' attention to the judgment that was going to come upon them.
16.Ezekiel's third symbolic act was to make bread from grains and lentils and bake it over cow dung which had been set afire and to measure 0.6 l of water to drink it at set times. This is to show that food and water would be __.

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