Ezekiel 33:7

“So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So thou, O sonne of man, I haue set thee a watchman vnto the house of Israel: therefore thou shalt heare the worde at my mouth, and warne them from me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now as for you, son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel; so you will hear a message from My mouth and give them warning from Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the children of Israel; and you are to give ear to the word of my mouth and give them news from me of their danger.
- Basic English Bible

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and warn them from me.
- Darby Bible

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.
- Webster's Bible

So you, son of man, I have set you a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
- World English Bible

And thou, son of man, A watchman I gave thee to the house of Israel, And thou hast heard from My mouth a word, And thou hast warned them from Me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore, when thou shalt hear the word at My mouth, warn them from Me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Ezekiel 33

  • 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.
  • Doris K Colter
    The watchman is to warning the people that they must turn from their wicked ways and live.

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