Ezekiel 5:5

“Thus saith the Lord GOD; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are round about her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thus saith the Lord God; This is Ierusalem: I haue set it in the midst of the nations and countreys that are round about her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Thus says the Lord GOD, 'This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands around her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are round about her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is what the Lord has said: This is Jerusalem: I have put her among the nations, and countries are round her on every side;
- Basic English Bible

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: This is Jerusalem: I have set her in the midst of the nations, and the countries are round about her.
- Darby Bible

Thus saith the Lord GOD; This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are around her.
- Webster's Bible

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: This is Jerusalem; I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are around her.
- World English Bible

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: this [is] Jerusalem, In the midst of the nations I have set her, And round about her [are] the lands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus saith the Lord GOD: This is Jerusalem! I have set her in the midst of the nations, and countries are round about her.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 5:5


5:5 This is Jerusalem - This portrayed city, is typically Jerusalem. The midst - Jerusalem was set in the midst of the nations, to be as the heart in the body, to invigorate the dead world with a divine life, as well as to enlighten the dark world with a divine light.


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