Ezekiel 22:9

“In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In thee are men that carie tales to shead blood: and in thee they eate vpon the mountaines: in the middest of thee they commit lewdnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Slanderous men have been in you for the purpose of shedding blood, and in you they have eaten at the mountain {shrines.} In your midst they have committed acts of lewdness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood; and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In you there are men who say evil of others, causing death; in you they have taken the flesh with the blood for food; in your streets they have put evil designs into effect.
- Basic English Bible

In thee there have been slanderous men to shed blood; and in thee have they eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness;
- Darby Bible

In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.
- Webster's Bible

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.
- World English Bible

Men of slander have been in thee to shed blood, And on the mountains they have eaten in thee, Wickedness they have done in thy midst.
- Youngs Literal Bible

In thee have been talebearers to shed blood; and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains; in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 22:9


22:9 Carry tales - Informers, or persons that for money, give in false witness against the innocent. They eat - Offer sacrifice on the mountains and feast there, in honour of their idols.


Discussion for Ezekiel 22:9

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