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Ezekiel 14:12

    Ezekiel 14:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The word of the LORD came again to me, saying,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The word of the LORD came again to me, saying,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the word of the Lord came to me, saying,

    Webster's Revision

    And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,

    World English Bible

    The word of Yahweh came to me, saying,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 14:12

    Jeremiah 14; 15 is a remarkable parallel to this prophecy. Here, as elsewhere, Ezekiel is commissioned to deliver to the exiles the same message which Jeremiah conveys to the inhabitants of Judaea. The answer discovers the nature of the questions which had been expressed or implied.

    (1) Can God cast out a people who are holy unto Himself?

    (2) Is it just to punish them with utter desolation?

    The prophet answers:

    (1) That when a people is so corrupt as to call down national judgment, individual piety shall save none but the individuals themselves.

    (2) The corrupt condition of the people shall be made so manifest, that none will question the justice of God in dealing thus severely with them.

    Ezekiel 14:12

    Or, "When a land" - the case is first put in a general form, and then ism brought with increased force home to Jerusalem - "sinneth against me by trespassing grievously," and I stretch out "mine hand upon it," and break the staff of bread "thereof," and send famine "upon it and" cut off "man and beast: though these three men" etc.