Ezekiel 22 :9

Ezekiel 22 :9 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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

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.

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.

Barnes's Commentary on Ezekiel 22 :9

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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