Ezekiel 33:22

“Now the hand of the Lord was vpon mee in the euening, afore hee that was escaped came, and had opened my mouth vntill hee came to mee in the morning, and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumbe.”

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Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, afore he that was escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- King James Version

Now the hand of the LORD had been upon me in the evening, before the refugees came. And He opened my mouth at the time {they} came to me in the morning; so my mouth was opened and I was no longer speechless.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the hand of Jehovah had been upon me in the evening, before he that was escaped came; and he had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the hand of the Lord had been on me in the evening, before the man who had got away came to me; and he made my mouth open, ready for his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was open and I was no longer without voice.
- Basic English Bible

Now the hand of Jehovah had been upon me in the evening, before he that had escaped came; and he had opened my mouth against his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Darby Bible

Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, before he that had escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Webster's Bible

Now the hand of Yahweh had been on me in the evening, before he who was escaped came; and he had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more mute.
- World English Bible

And the hand of Jehovah hath been unto me in the evening, before the coming in of the escaped one, and He openeth my mouth till the coming in unto me in the morning, and opened is my mouth, and I have not been silent again.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now the hand of the LORD had been upon me in the evening, before he that was escaped came; and He had opened my mouth against his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 33:22


33:22 Opened my mouth - Not that the prophet was utterly dumb before, for he had prophesied against many nations, only he was forbidden to say anything of the Jews, But now the spirit moved him to speak, and continued his motion, 'till the messenger came, and ever after.


Discussion for Ezekiel 33

  • Obbie Beal
    31 And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as [my people,] and they hear thy words, but [they will not do them:] for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness. .......2018, individually and/or collectively, all nations of the world is sinking deeper by loving the lust of the flesh, eye, and pride of life. Wow! Wow! Wow!
  • BSP
    Verses 7 through 9- we can not jut sit back and not warn others. It means life or death for us and for others.
  • BSP
    Verse 32: Like a love song, many hear the Word and like how it sounds, but they never act on it.
  • BSP
    Verses 8,9: If we were not to warn the wicked then God would look at us as being blood guilty. We have a responsibility to warn others of Jehovah God's coming day.
  • Roderick Brown
    To a child of God, We are the watchmen of this time. We are called to warn the people that the Lord is coming back.
  • Doris K Colter
    The watchman is to warning the people that they must turn from their wicked ways and live.

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