Ezekiel 9:6

“Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Slay vtterly olde and yong; both maides, and litle children, and women: but come not neere any man vpon whom is the marke, and begin at my sanctuary: then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Utterly slay old men, young men, maidens, little children, and women, but do not touch any man on whom is the mark; and you shall start from My sanctuary. So they started with the elders who {were} before the temple."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

slay utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark: and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men that were before the house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give up to destruction old men and young men and virgins, little children and women: but do not come near any man who has the mark on him: and make a start at my holy place. So they made a start with the old men who were before the house.
- Basic English Bible

Slay utterly the old man, the young man, and the maiden, and little children, and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elders who were before the house.
- Darby Bible

Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elderly men who were before the house.
- Webster's Bible

kill utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but don't come near any man on whom is the mark: and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men that were before the house.
- World English Bible

aged, young man, and virgin, and infant, and women, ye do slay -- to destruction; and against any man on whom [is] the mark ye do not go nigh, and from My sanctuary ye begin.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

slay utterly the old man, the young man and the maiden, and little children and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at My sanctuary.' Then they began at the elders that were before the house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 9:6


9:6 At my sanctuary - There are the great sinners, and the abominable sins which have brought this on them.


Discussion for Ezekiel 9:6

  • Thomas junkins for verse 6
    God is God an he owns us all...We are His creations, He must have a reason to do this, prolly the sins were so bad, but today our sins are just as bad an how do we escape his wrath? He is that patient with us to wait and give us a chance to change an Honor Him,,,

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