Ezekiel 33:7

“ So thou, O sonne of man, I haue set thee a watchman vnto the house of Israel: therefore thou shalt heare the worde at my mouth, and warne them from me.”

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Other Translations

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.
- King James Version

"Now as for you, son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel; so you will hear a message from My mouth and give them warning from Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the children of Israel; and you are to give ear to the word of my mouth and give them news from me of their danger.
- Basic English Bible

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and warn them from me.
- Darby Bible

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.
- Webster's Bible

So you, son of man, I have set you a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
- World English Bible

And thou, son of man, A watchman I gave thee to the house of Israel, And thou hast heard from My mouth a word, And thou hast warned them from Me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore, when thou shalt hear the word at My mouth, warn them from Me.
- 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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