Ezekiel 22 :27

Ezekiel 22 :27 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Her princes in the middle thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Her princes in the middle thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Her rulers in her are like wolves violently taking their food; putting men to death and causing the destruction of souls, so that they may get their profit.

Webster's Revision

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

World English Bible

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey; to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Definitions for Ezekiel 22 :27

Ravening - Plundering.

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 22 :27

Her princes - Are as bad as her priests; they are rapacious, and grievously oppress the people by unjust impositions in order to increase their revenues.

Barnes's Commentary on Ezekiel 22 :27

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 22 :27

22:27 Destroy souls - Ruin families; cutting off the fathers, and impoverishing the widow, and fatherless.
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