Ezekiel 37:11

“Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then he said vnto me, Sonne of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say; Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost, wee are cut off for our parts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, 'Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished. We are completely cut off.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are clean cut off.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are all the children of Israel: and see, they are saying, Our bones have become dry our hope is gone, we are cut off completely.
- Basic English Bible

And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off!
- Darby Bible

Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
- Webster's Bible

Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are clean cut off.
- World English Bible

And He saith unto me, `Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; lo, they are saying: Dried up have our bones, And perished hath our hope, We have been cut off by ourselves.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then He said unto me: 'Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say: Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are clean cut off.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 37:11


37:11 The whole house - The emblem of the house of Israel. Are dried - Our state is as hopeless, as far from recovery, as dried bones are from life.


Discussion for Ezekiel 37

  • Pamela
    these are children of israel that turned to false idoles when moses went to the moutain, they parished because they broke gods laws,they were told god would have no other gods before him! so they pairished in the desert
  • Marie Williamson
    it's really amazing how God alone can bring back very dry dead bones to life. it's truly a devine miracle. just trust Him, He will do the same for you.
  • Irene123
    V. 9 - " .....Prophesy unto the wind ..... "; Acts 2:2 - " ..... and there came a sound as of a mighty rushing wind ..... "
  • Jambita adusi tiny
    Glory, blessings and honour be unto him who sits on the throne in heaven.
    Jehovah states clearly here that He will convert dry bones into mighty men.
    The dry bones are life's disasters that have literally grounded you. Diseases. Wars. Persecution. Famine. Rejection. Despair. Injustice. Poverty.
    God shall lift us up from all these but not before all hope is lost and only death is staring at us.
  • Scott
    That all seems pretty clear to me, David is a type of Jesus Christ. This chapter has nothing to do with you or anyone, unless they are Jews. You all need about one hundred pages a day Bible study. That is just it.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    As God revived the dry bones of Israel and united the kingdoms decades after Ezekiel's prophecy so shall God restore all the dead elements in our lives as we obey His commandments and trust His Healing power.

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