Ezekiel 20:36

“Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wildernes of the land of Egypt, so wil I plead with you, saith the Lord God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"As I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will enter into judgment with you, declares the Lord GOD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Like as I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I enter into judgment with you, saith the Lord Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As I took up the cause with your fathers in the waste land of the land of Egypt, so will I take up the cause with you says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Like as I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I enter into judgment with you, saith the Lord Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

As I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD.
- Webster's Bible

Like as I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I enter into judgment with you, says the Lord Yahweh.
- World English Bible

As I was judged with your fathers, In the wilderness of the land of Egypt, So I am judged with you, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 20:36


20:36 Your fathers - Who died there, and never entered Canaan.


Discussion for Ezekiel 20

  • A disciple
    BSP; I love Ezekiel! So much insight and instruction; like the Book of Revelation! See how these same Elders (pretenders of religion) sat before the Prophet to hear his words, like people go to hear someone who has a pleasant voice and can play well on an instrument; for they hear the word of the LORD, but will not do what the Lord says to them through the Prophet! We must be doers of THE WORD!
  • BSP
    Verse 49: The older men did not take Ezekiel seriously, but thought that he was just speaking riddles or parables. We must take divine warnings and Scriptural warnings seriously.
  • Michael Hensley
    The respect of the Sabbath Day was Jewish Law, as was the Commandments, all 613,
  • Ashbrit
    God gives us new mercies daily. If you have fallen short, he give us grace so that we can repent and be forgiven of our sins. The chapters give us a reminder of what God freed the Israelites when they were in captivity and the covenant that he made them to deliver them to the promised land. It reminds us that there are consequences for not being faithful to God's word.
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    All that the Lord does;He does all things so that all men might know him. Remove yourselves from idols! Fear the Lord! Consider that God made himself known to Adam and Eve,he walked and talked with them in the Garden of Eden.After they sinned and ate from the tree of good and evil, they were afraid. Romans 11:33 "For of him and through him and to him are all things,to whom be glory forever.Amen"
  • Diesel
    THIS CHAPTER IS TALKING ABOUT THE SECOND EXODUS OF THE BLACK PEOPLE THAT WERE SCATTERED ACROSS THE WORLD BY SLAVERY FOR BREAKING YAHUAH COVENANT. YAHUSHA IS GOING TO GATHER THEM OUT OF EVERY NATION THEY WERE EXILED TO AND BRING THEM INTO THE WILDERNESS AGAIN AND WILL MAKE A NEW COVENANT WITH THEM AND BRING THEM BACK HOME TO YISRAEL. SHALOM

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