Ezekiel 2:7

“And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 2:7

And thou shalt speake my words vnto them, whether they will heare or whether they will forbeare, for they are most rebellious.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But you shall speak My words to them whether they listen or not, for they are rebellious.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear; for they are most rebellious.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you are to give them my words, if they give ear to you or if they do not: for they are uncontrolled.
- Basic English Bible

And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear; for they are rebellious.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.
- Webster's Bible

You shall speak my words to them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear; for they are most rebellious.
- World English Bible

And thou hast spoken My words unto them, whether they hear or whether they forbear, for they [are] rebellious.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt speak My words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear; for they are most rebellious.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 2:7

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 2:7


2:5 Shall know - They that obey shall know by the good I will do them, those that will not, by the evil which I will bring upon them.

2:6 Words - Accusations, threats, or whatever else a malicious heart can suggest to the tongue. Briars - Which usually run up among thorns, are a very fit emblem of the frowardness and keenness of sinners against God and his prophet. Scorpious - Malicious, revengeful men. They that will do any thing to purpose in the service of God, must not fear the faces of men.

2:8 Hear - Obey. Open - This was done only in a vision.

2:9 Roll - Their books were not like ours, but written in parchment and in the length of it, and so one piece fastened to another, 'till the whole would contain what was to be written, and then it was wrapped or rolled about a round piece of wood, fashioned for that purpose.


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