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Ezekiel 12:18

    Ezekiel 12:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with carefulness;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Son of man, eat your bread with quaking, and drink your water with trembling and with carefulness;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with fearfulness;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Son of man, take your food with shaking fear, and your water with trouble and care;

    Webster's Revision

    Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with fearfulness;

    World English Bible

    Son of man, eat your bread with quaking, and drink your water with trembling and with fearfulness;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking, and drink thy water with trembling and with carefulness;

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 12:18

    Eat thy bread with quaking - Assume the manner of a person who is every moment afraid of his life, who has nothing but a morsel of bread to eat, and a little water to drink. Thus signifying the siege, and the straits to which they should be reduced. See this explained, Ezekiel 12:19 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 12:18

    Here the sign is the exhibition of such terror as the danger of a siege creates.