Ezekiel 33:26

“Yee stand vpon your sword; yee worke abomination, and ye defile euery one his neighbours wife, and shall ye possesse the land?”

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Other Translations

Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour's wife: and shall ye possess the land?
- King James Version

"You rely on your sword, you commit abominations and each of you defiles his neighbor's wife. Should you then possess the land?'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbor's wife: and shall ye possess the land?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You put your faith in your swords, you do disgusting things, everyone takes his neighbour's wife: are you to have the land for your heritage?
- Basic English Bible

Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour's wife; and shall ye possess the land?
- Darby Bible

Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbor's wife: and shall ye possess the land?
- Webster's Bible

You stand on your sword, you work abomination, and every one of you defiles his neighbor's wife: and shall you possess the land?
- World English Bible

Ye have stood on your sword, Ye have done abomination, Each the wife of his neighbour ye have defiled, And the land ye possess!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour's wife; and shall ye possess the land?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 33:26


33:26 Ye stand - You trust to your sword; you do all with violence. Abominations - Idolatry.


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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