Ezekiel 20 :9

Ezekiel 20 :9 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

American King James Version (AKJV)

But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

American Standard Version (ASV)

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And I was acting for the honour of my name, so that it might not be made unclean before the eyes of the nations among whom they were, and before whose eyes I gave them knowledge of myself, by taking them out of the land of Egypt.

Webster's Revision

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth from the land of Egypt.

World English Bible

But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

English Revised Version (ERV)

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

Definitions for Ezekiel 20 :9

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

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :9

But I wrought for my name's sake - I bare with them and did not punish them, lest the heathen, who had known my promises made to them, might suppose that I had either broken them through some caprice, or was not able to fulfill them.

Barnes' Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :9

I wrought for my name's sake - Lest it should appear to the Egyptians that Yahweh was a God who would, but could not, save.

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 20 :9

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