Ezekiel 12:22

“Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Sonne of man, what is that prouerbe, that ye haue in the land of Israel, saying; The dayes are prolonged, and euery vision faileth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Son of man, what is this proverb you {people} have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are long and every vision fails'?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Son of man, what is this proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Son of man, what is this saying which you have about the land of Israel, The time is long and every vision comes to nothing?
- Basic English Bible

Son of man, what is that proverb which ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days shall be prolonged, and every vision faileth?
- Darby Bible

Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?
- Webster's Bible

Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?
- World English Bible

`Son of man, what [is] this simile to you, concerning the land of Israel, saying, Prolonged are the days, and perished hath every vision?
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying: The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 12:22


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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