Ezekiel 13:17

“Likewise, thou son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, which prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against them,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 13:17

Likewise thou sonne of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people; which prophecie out of their owne heart, and prophecie thou against them,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now you, son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people who are prophesying from their own inspiration. Prophesy against them
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou, son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, that prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against them,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you, son of man, let your face be turned against the daughters of your people, who are acting the part of prophets at their pleasure; be a prophet against them, and say,
- Basic English Bible

And thou, son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy against them,
- Darby Bible

Likewise, thou son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against them,
- Webster's Bible

You, son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people, who prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy against them,
- World English Bible

And thou, son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, who are prophesying out of their own heart, and prophesy concerning them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou, son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, that prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against them,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 13:17

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 13:17


13:15 Accomplish - Fulfil what my prophets foretold.

13:18 Sew pillows - A figurative speech, expressing the security, which they promised to every one that came to them. Kerchiefs - Triumphal caps, which were made by these prophetesses, and put upon the head of every who one consulted them, and by these they were to interpret, as a promise of victory over the Babylonians. Stature - That is, of every age, whether younger or elder, which usually is seen by their stature. To hunt - All this is really spreading a net, as hunters do, to catch the prey. Will ye save - Can you preserve them alive, whom you deceive by your promises?

13:19 Pollute me - Pretending my name for what I never spake. My people - My own people. Handfuls of barley - For a mean reward. To slay - You denounce evil to the best, whom God wilt keep alive. To save - Declaring safety, to the worst, whom God will destroy.


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