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Ezekiel 20:22

    Ezekiel 20:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought 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 nations, 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.

    Wesley's Notes 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.