Ezekiel 4:12

“And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt eate it as barley cakes, & thou shalt bake it with doung that commeth out of man in their sight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall eat it as a barley cake, having baked {it} in their sight over human dung."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And let your food be barley cakes, cooking it before their eyes with the waste which comes out of a man.
- Basic English Bible

And thou shalt eat it [as] barley-cake, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with human excrement in their sight.
- Webster's Bible

You shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it in their sight with dung that comes out of man.
- World English Bible

A barley-cake thou dost eat it, and it with dung -- the filth of man -- thou dost bake before their eyes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 4:12


4:12 As barley cakes - Because they never had enough to make a loaf with, they eat them as barley cakes. With dung - There was no wood left, nor yet dung of other creatures. This also was represented in a vision.


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