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Ezekiel 16:38

    Ezekiel 16:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will give thee blood in fury and jealousy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I will judge you, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will give you blood in fury and jealousy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring upon thee the blood of wrath and jealousy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And you will be judged by me as women are judged who have been untrue to their husbands and have taken life; and I will let loose against you passion and bitter feeling.

    Webster's Revision

    And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring upon thee the blood of wrath and jealousy.

    World English Bible

    I will judge you, as women who break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring on you the blood of wrath and jealousy.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I will judge thee, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring upon thee the blood of fury and jealousy.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 16:38

    I will give thee blood in fury - Rather, "I will make thee a bloody sacrifice to fury and jealousy." By the Law of Moses, death was the penalty for murder Exodus 21:12, and for adultery (Leviticus 20:10; e. g., by stoning, Ezekiel 16:40). The circumstances of the siege of Jerusalem corresponded with the punishment of the adulteress; the company gathered around her were the surrounding armies, the fury of the jealous husband was the fury of the attacking army, the stripping off her ornaments was the rapine of the siege, the stoning the battering-rams, the bloody death being the slaughter in the battle.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 16:38

    16:38 Blood - Thou gavest the blood of thy children to idols in sacrifice; I will give thee thine own blood to drink.