Ezekiel 20 :22

Ezekiel 20 :22 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And I was acting for the honour of my name, so that it might not be made unclean in the eyes of the nations, before whose eyes I had taken them out.

Webster's Revision

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

World English Bible

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not he profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Definitions for Ezekiel 20 :22

Heathen - People; nations; non-Jews.
Wrought - Worked; made.

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :22

I withdrew mine hand - I had just lifted it up to crush them as in a moment; for they also were idolatrous, and walked in the steps of their fathers.

Barnes' Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :22

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :22

20:22 I withdrew - God seems to take the posture of one that was just going to smite, yet draws back that he might spare.
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