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 shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they come vnto thee as the people commeth, and they sit before thee as my people, and they heare thy words, but they will not doe them: for with their mouth they shew much loue, but their heart goeth after their couetousnesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you {as} My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires {expressed} by their mouth, {and} their heart goes after their gain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but do them not; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their gain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they come to you as my people come, and are seated before you as my people, hearing your words but doing them not: for deceit is in their mouth and their heart goes after profit for themselves.
- Basic English Bible

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee [as] my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, [but] their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.
- Darby Bible

And they come to thee as the people come, 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.
- Webster's Bible

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
- World English Bible

And they come in unto thee as the coming in of a people, And they sit before thee -- My people, And have heard thy words, and they do them not, For doting loves with their mouth they are making, After their dishonest gain their heart is going.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and come unto thee as the people cometh, and sit before thee as My people, and hear thy words, but do them not--for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 33:31


33:31 They come - As if they were really the people of God. They sit - So we find the elders of Judah, chap.#8:1|, so the disciples of the rabbis sat at their feet.


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