Ezekiel 33:2

“Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their coasts, and set him for their watchman:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Sonne of man, speake to the children of thy people, and say vnto them, When I bring the sword vpon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their coasts, and set him for their watchman,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Son of man, speak to the sons of your people and say to them, 'If I bring a sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them and make him their watchman,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Son of man, give a word to the children of your people, and say to them, When I make the sword come on a land, if the people of the land take a man from among their number and make him their watchman:
- Basic English Bible

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them all, and set him for their watchman:
- Darby Bible

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say to them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their borders, and set him for their watchman:
- Webster's Bible

Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and tell them, When I bring the sword on a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;
- World English Bible

`Son of man, speak unto the sons of thy people, and thou hast said unto them: A land -- when I bring in against it a sword, And the people of the land have taken one man out of their borders, And made him to them for a watchman.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them: When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;
- 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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