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Ezekiel 22:9

    Ezekiel 22:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In you are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in you they eat on the mountains: in the middle of you they commit lewdness.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood; and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In you there are men who say evil of others, causing death; in you they have taken the flesh with the blood for food; in your streets they have put evil designs into effect.

    Webster's Revision

    Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood; and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.

    World English Bible

    Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Slanderous men have been in thee to shed blood: and in thee they have eaten upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they have committed lewdness.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 22:9

    Lewdness - Villany; wickedness; crime.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 22:9

    In thee are men that carry tales - Witnesses that will swear any thing, even where life is concerned.

    They eat upon the mountains - Sacrifice to idols, and celebrate their festivals.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 22:9

    22:9 Carry tales - Informers, or persons that for money, give in false witness against the innocent. They eat - Offer sacrifice on the mountains and feast there, in honour of their idols.