And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying,
What see you?
And I said, I see a boiling pot; and it is facing away from the north.
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George Leo Haydock
North, whence the wind blows, to make the fire burn more intensely. Assyria lay to the north, and Babylon to the east of Judea; but the troops always penetrated the northern frontier, as they could not pass through the Desert Arabia. The caldron represented Jerusalem, Ezechiel xi. 3., and xxiv. 3.