Ezekiel 17:2

“Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Sonne of man, put foorth a riddle, and speake a parable vnto the house of Israel,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Son of man, propound a riddle and speak a parable to the house of Israel,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Son of man, give out a dark saying, and make a comparison for the children of Israel,
- Basic English Bible

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel,
- Darby Bible

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;
- Webster's Bible

Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;
- World English Bible

`Son of man, put forth a riddle, and use a simile unto the house of Israel,
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 17:2


17:2 A riddle - A dark saying. The house of Israel - The remainders of the house of Israel, whether of the ten, or of the two tribes.


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