Ezekiel 33:22

“Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, afore he that was escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now the hand of the Lord was vpon mee in the euening, afore hee that was escaped came, and had opened my mouth vntill hee came to mee in the morning, and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumbe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the hand of the LORD had been upon me in the evening, before the refugees came. And He opened my mouth at the time {they} came to me in the morning; so my mouth was opened and I was no longer speechless.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the hand of Jehovah had been upon me in the evening, before he that was escaped came; and he had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the hand of the Lord had been on me in the evening, before the man who had got away came to me; and he made my mouth open, ready for his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was open and I was no longer without voice.
- Basic English Bible

Now the hand of Jehovah had been upon me in the evening, before he that had escaped came; and he had opened my mouth against his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Darby Bible

Now the hand of the LORD was upon me in the evening, before he that had escaped came; and had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Webster's Bible

Now the hand of Yahweh had been on me in the evening, before he who was escaped came; and he had opened my mouth, until he came to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more mute.
- World English Bible

And the hand of Jehovah hath been unto me in the evening, before the coming in of the escaped one, and He openeth my mouth till the coming in unto me in the morning, and opened is my mouth, and I have not been silent again.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now the hand of the LORD had been upon me in the evening, before he that was escaped came; and He had opened my mouth against his coming to me in the morning; and my mouth was opened, and I was no more dumb.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 33:22


33:22 Opened my mouth - Not that the prophet was utterly dumb before, for he had prophesied against many nations, only he was forbidden to say anything of the Jews, But now the spirit moved him to speak, and continued his motion, 'till the messenger came, and ever after.


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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