Ezekiel 20:9

“But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 20:9

But I wrought for my names sake that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made my selfe knowen vnto them, in bringing them foorth out of the land of Egypt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations among whom they {lived,} in whose sight I made Myself known to them by bringing them out of the land of Egypt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I was acting for the honour of my name, so that it might not be made unclean before the eyes of the nations among whom they were, and before whose eyes I gave them knowledge of myself, by taking them out of the land of Egypt.
- Basic English Bible

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations among whom they were, in whose sight I had made myself known unto them in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
- Darby Bible

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth from the land of Egypt.
- Webster's Bible

But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
- World English Bible

And I do [it] for My name's sake, Not to pollute [it] before the eyes of the nations, In whose midst they [are], Before whose eyes I became known to them, To bring them out from the land of Egypt.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But I wrought for My name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among whom they were, in whose sight I made Myself known unto them, so as to bring them forth out of the land of Egypt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 20:9

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 20:9


20:9 For my name's sake - For the glory of my mercy and faithfulness. Polluted - Reproached and blasphemed.


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