Ezekiel 33:11

“Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Say vnto them, As I liue, saith the Lord God, I haue no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turne from his way & liue: turne ye, turne ye from your euill wayes, for why wil ye die, O house of Israel?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Say to them, 'As I live!' declares the Lord GOD, 'I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways! Why then will you die, O house of Israel?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Say to them, By my life, says the Lord, I have no pleasure in the death of the evil-doer; it is more pleasing to me if he is turned from his way and has life: be turned, be turned from your evil ways; why are you looking for death, O children of Israel?
- Basic English Bible

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
- Darby Bible

Say to them, As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked should turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
- Webster's Bible

Tell them, As I live, says the Lord Yahweh, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn, turn from your evil ways; for why will you die, house of Israel?
- World English Bible

Say unto them, I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, I delight not in the death of the wicked, But -- in the turning of the wicked from his way, And he hath lived, Turn back, turn back, from your evil ways, Yea, why do ye die, O house of Israel?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Say unto them: As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live; turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Ezekiel 33

  • BSP
    Verse 32: Like a love song, many hear the Word and like how it sounds, but they never act on it.
  • Steve morrow
    EZEKIEL 33:4 THEN WHOSOEVER HEARETH THE SOUND OF THE TRUMPET AND TAKETH NOT WARNING IF THE SWORD COME AND TAKE HIM AWAY HIS BLOOD SHALL BE UPON HIS OWN HEAD --33:5--HE HEARD THE SOUND OF THE TRUMPET --- AND TOOK NOT WARNING --- HIS BLOOD SHALL BE UPON HIM--BUT HE THAT TAKETH WARNING --- SHALL DELIVER HIS SOUL ---PROVERBS 1:29 FOR THAT THEY HATED KNOWLEDGE AND DID NOT CHOOSE THE FEAR OF THE LORD
  • BSP
    Verses 8,9: If we were not to warn the wicked then God would look at us as being blood guilty. We have a responsibility to warn others of Jehovah God's coming day.
  • Steve morrow
    EZEKIEL 33:20 YET YOU SAY THAT THE WAY OF THE LORD IS NOT EQUAL O YOU HOUSE OF ISRAEL I WILL JUDGE YOU EVERY ONE AFTER HIS WAYS***PSALM 119:29REMOVE FROM ME THE WAY OF LYING AND GRANT ME THY LAW GRACIOUSLY PSALM 119:104 THROUGH THY PRECEPTS I GET UNDERSTANDING --- THEREFORE I HATE EVERY FALSE WAY---PROVERBS 16:31 THE HOARY / GRAY HEAD IS A CROWN OF GLORY IF IT BE FOUND IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
  • Steve morrow
    EZEKIEL 33:31 AND THEY COME UNTO THEE AS THE PEOPLE COMETH AND THEY SIT BEFORE THEE AS MY PEOPLE AND THEY HEAR THY WORDS BUT THEY WILL NOT DO THEM FOR WITH THEIR MOUTH THEY SHOW MUCH LOVE BUT THEIR HEART GOETH AFTER THEIR COVETOUSNESS ROMANS 10:10 FOR WITH THE HEART MAN BELIEVETH UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND WITH THE MOUTH CONFESSION IS MADE UNTO SALVATION JOHN 14:15 IF YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS
  • Roderick Brown
    To a child of God, We are the watchmen of this time. We are called to warn the people that the Lord is coming back.

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