Ezekiel 22:29

“The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land haue vsed oppression, and exercised robbery, and haue vexed the poore and needie: yea, they haue oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yea, they have vexed the poor and needy, and have oppressed the sojourner wrongfully.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The people of the land have been acting cruelly, taking men's goods by force; they have been hard on the poor and those in need, and have done wrong to the man from a strange land.
- Basic English Bible

The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.
- Darby Bible

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have oppressed the poor and needy: yes, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
- Webster's Bible

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
- World English Bible

The people of the land have used oppression, And have taken plunder violently away, And humble and needy have oppressed, And the sojourner oppressed -- without judgment.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have wronged the poor and needy, and have oppressed the stranger unlawfully.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 22:29

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 22:29


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

22:28 Daubed them - Flattered them, in their ways of sin. Untempered mortar - With promises that like ill - tempered mortar, will deceive them, though all seems at present smooth and safe.

22:30 I sought - God speaks after the manner of men. A man - Any one, among princes, prophets, priests, or people, to repair the breach. And stand - Interpose between a sinful people, and their offended God, and intreat for mercy. But - All were corrupted.


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