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Ezekiel 15:4

    Ezekiel 15:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned. Is it meet for any work?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire devours both the ends of it, and the middle of it is burned. Is it meet for any work?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire hath devoured both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned: is it profitable for any work?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    See, it is put into the fire for burning: the fire has made a meal of its two ends and the middle part of it is burned; is it good for any work?

    Webster's Revision

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire hath devoured both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned: is it profitable for any work?

    World English Bible

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire has devoured both its ends, and its midst is burned: is it profitable for any work?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel: the fire hath devoured both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned; is it profitable for any work?

    Definitions for Ezekiel 15:4

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
    Meet - Agreeable; fit; proper.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 15:4

    The fire devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned - Judea is like a vine branch thrown into the fire, which seizes on both the ends, and scorches the middle: so both the extremities of the land is wasted; and the middle, Jerusalem, is now threatened with a siege, and by and by will be totally destroyed.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 15:4

    Behold, it is cast into the fire - The wood is in itself useless for any purpose; but what if it have been cast into the fire, and half burned, what of it then?

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 15:4

    15:4 For fuel - When for its barrenness it is cut down, it is fit only to burn.