Ezekiel 21 :12

Ezekiel 21 :12 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Cry and howl, son of man: for it shall be on my people, it shall be on all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall be on my people: smite therefore on your thigh.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Cry and howl, son of man: for it shall be on my people, it shall be on all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall be on my people: smite therefore on your thigh.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Cry and wail, son of man; for it is upon my people, it is upon all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people; smite therefore upon thy thigh.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Give loud cries and make sounds of grief, O son of man: for it has come on my people, it has come on all the rulers of Israel: fear of the sword has come on my people: for this cause give signs of grief.

Webster's Revision

Cry and howl, son of man: for it shall be upon my people, it shall be upon all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall be upon my people: smite therefore upon thy thigh.

World English Bible

Cry and wail, son of man; for it is on my people, it is on all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people; strike therefore on your thigh.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Cry and howl, son of man: for it is upon my people, it is upon all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people: smite therefore upon thy thigh.

Definitions for Ezekiel 21 :12

Smite - To strike; beat.

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :12

Smite - upon thy thigh - See on Jeremiah 31:19 (note). So Homer, Il. 15 ver. 113: -

Ὡς εφατ'· αυταρ Αρης θαλερω πεπληγετο μηρω

Χερσι καταπρηνεσσ,ολοφυρομενος δε προσηυδα.

"She spake; and, with expanded arms his thighs

Smiting, thus sorrowful the god exclaimed."

Cowper.

Barnes' Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :12

Terrors - Better as in the margin.

Smite upon thy thigh - A token of mourning (compare the marginal reference note).

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :12

21:12 It - The devouring sword. Upon thy thigh - In token of thy sense of what they must suffer.
Bible Search:
Powered by Bible Study Tools