Ezekiel 22:27

“Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolues rauening the praye, to shed blood, and to destroy soules, to get dishonest gaine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood {and} destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, `and' to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Her rulers in her are like wolves violently taking their food; putting men to death and causing the destruction of souls, so that they may get their profit.
- Basic English Bible

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
- Darby Bible

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
- Webster's Bible

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.
- World English Bible

Its princes in its midst [are] as wolves, Tearing prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, For the sake of gaining dishonest gain.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey: to shed blood, and to destroy souls, so as to get dishonest gain.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 22:27


22:27 Destroy souls - Ruin families; cutting off the fathers, and impoverishing the widow, and fatherless.


Discussion for Ezekiel 22:27

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