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Ezekiel 21:6

    Ezekiel 21:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Sigh therefore, you son of man, with the breaking of your loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Sigh therefore, thou son of man; with the breaking of thy loins and with bitterness shalt thou sigh before their eyes.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Make sounds of grief, son of man; with body bent and a bitter heart make sounds of grief before their eyes.

    Webster's Revision

    Sigh therefore, thou son of man; with the breaking of thy loins and with bitterness shalt thou sigh before their eyes.

    World English Bible

    Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Sigh therefore, thou son of man; with the breaking of thy loins and with bitterness shalt thou sigh before their eyes.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 21:6

    Loins - The lower back; waist.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 21:6

    Sigh - with the breaking of thy loins - Let thy mourning for this sore calamity be like that of a woman in the pains of travail.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 21:6

    The prophet was directed to let the people see him sighing and prostrate, as a sign of the sorrow and weakness about to come upon the people.

    The breaking of thy loins - The prostration of strength; the loins being the seat of strength.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 21:6

    21:6 Sigh therefore - Thereby express deep sorrow. Breaking of thy loins - Like a woman in travail.