Ezekiel 34:3

“Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yee eate the fat, and ye clothe you with the wooll, yee kill them that are fed: but ye feede not the flocke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat {sheep} without feeding the flock.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill the fatlings; but ye feed not the sheep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You take the milk and are clothed with the wool, you put the fat beasts to death, but you give the sheep no food.
- Basic English Bible

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool; ye kill them that are fattened: [but] ye feed not the flock.
- Darby Bible

Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.
- Webster's Bible

You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep.
- World English Bible

The fat ye do eat, and the wool ye put on, The fed one ye slaughter, the flock ye feed not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Ye did eat the fat, and ye clothed you with the wool, ye killed the fatlings; but ye fed not the sheep.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 34:3


34:3 Ye kill - You contrive methods, to take first the life, and next the estate of the well - fed, the rich and wealthy. But - You take care to lead, protect, provide for, and watch over them.


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