Ezekiel 12:20

“And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 12:20

And the cities that are inhabited, shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate, and yee shall know that I am the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The inhabited cities will be laid waste and the land will be a desolation. So you will know that I am the LORD.'""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the peopled towns will be made waste, and the land will become a wonder; and you will be certain that I am the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation; and ye shall know that I [am] Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
- World English Bible

And the cities that are inhabited are laid waste, and the land is a desolation, and ye have known that I [am] Jehovah.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 12:20

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 12:20


12:19 The people - Thy fellow captives. And of the land - Those that dwell in the countries round about Jerusalem. Her land - Jerusalem's land, so called because it was the head city thereof. Desolate - Because it shortly shall be laid waste, emptied of inhabitants, wealth and plenty. Violence - Injustice, oppression and tyranny of the Jews toward one another.

12:22 That proverb - That short saying commonly used. Days - Of wrath and vengeance, are to come a great while hence. Every vision - Threatening vision, which Jeremiah and Ezekiel would fright us with, comes to nothing.


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