Ezekiel 33:23

“Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 33:23

Then the word of the Lord came vnto me, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the word of the LORD came to me saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the word of the Lord came to me, saying,
- Basic English Bible

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
- Darby Bible

Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
- Webster's Bible

The word of Yahweh came to me, saying,
- World English Bible

And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 33:23

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 33:23


33:21 Smitten - Taken and plundered.

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.

33:24 They - Who were left behind, now come out of their holes, or returned from neighbouring countries, or permitted by the conqueror to stay and plant vineyards. Wastes - Places once fruitful and abounding with people, but now, made a desolate wilderness. He inherited - Our father had a right to all this land, when but one; we his children though diminished, are many, and the divine goodness will surely continue to us both right and possession. Is given - It was given by promise to us, the seed, as well as to our progenitor; nay more, 'tis given us in possession, whereas Abraham had not one foot of it.


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