Ezekiel 16:6

“And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live; yea, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine owne blood, I said vnto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Liue: yea I said vnto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Liue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When I passed by you and saw you squirming in your blood, I said to you {while you were} in your blood, 'Live!' Yes, I said to you {while you were} in your blood, 'Live!'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when I passed by thee, and saw thee weltering in thy blood, I said unto thee, `Though thou art' in thy blood, live; yea, I said unto thee, `Though thou art' in thy blood, live.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when I went past you and saw you stretched out in your blood, I said to you, Though you are stretched out in your blood, have life;
- Basic English Bible

And I passed by thee, and saw thee weltering in thy blood, and I said unto thee, in thy blood, Live! yea, I said unto thee, in thy blood, Live!
- Darby Bible

And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thy own blood, I said to thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live; yes, I said to thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live.
- Webster's Bible

When I passed by you, and saw you wallowing in your blood, I said to you, [Though you are] in your blood, live; yes, I said to you, [Though you are] in your blood, live.
- World English Bible

And I do pass over by thee, And I see thee trodden down in thy blood, And I say to thee in thy blood, Live, And I say to thee in thy blood, Live.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when I passed by thee, and saw thee wallowing in thy blood, I said unto thee: In thy blood, live; yea, I said unto thee: In thy blood, live;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 16:6


16:6 When I passed by - God here speaks after the manner of men. Live - This is such a command as sends forth a power to effect what is commanded; he gave that life: he spake, and it was done.


Discussion for Ezekiel 16

  • Minnie Robertson
    This a powerful message to the people of Jerusalem. It warns you of mixing with everyone It also apply to us today. God doesn 't stop us from doing wrong. He let 's you do according to your heart, but you will reap what you sow.
  • Robert gifford for verse 6
    this is the verse to help stop bleeding
  • Gift
    when GOD says 'LIVE ' none can say otherwise.
  • I have read this powerful Scripture in many different versions but the Amplified words it in an entirely, different prospective! It reads "..when you were in your NATAL BLOOD, I said unto you "Live "...implying that this could or DID apply to when one was still in their Mother 's womb! I 'd like your thoughts on this.
  • Regina Richardson for verse 6
    I have a friend with a blood disease. I use this scripture with my prayers for her.
  • Olaniyan Timothy Adeyemi for verse 44
    Does it mean every character exhibited by a female child is inherited from her mother?

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