Ezekiel 33:32

“And loe, thou art vnto them as a very louely song of one that hath a pleasant voyce, and can play well on an instrument: for they heare thy wordes, but they doe them not.”

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Other Translations

And, lo, thou [art] unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
- King James Version

"Behold, you are to them like a sensual song by one who has a beautiful voice and plays well on an instrument; for they hear your words but they do not practice them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And truly you are to them like a love song by one who has a very pleasing voice and is an expert player on an instrument: for they give ear to your words but do them not.
- Basic English Bible

And behold, thou art unto them as a lovely song, a pleasant voice, and one that playeth well on an instrument; and they hear thy words, but they do them not.
- Darby Bible

And lo, thou art to them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do not perform them.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, you are to them as a very lovely song of one who has a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear your words, but they don't do them.
- World English Bible

And lo, thou [art] to them as a singer of doting loves, A pleasant voice, and playing well on an instrument, And they have heard thy words, and they are not doing them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and, lo, thou art unto them as a love song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; so they hear thy words, but they do them not--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

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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