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Ezekiel 23:6

    Ezekiel 23:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    who were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Who were clothed in blue, captains and rulers, all of them young men to be desired, horsemen seated on horses.

    Webster's Revision

    who were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

    World English Bible

    who were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    which were clothed with blue, governors and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 23:6

    Clothed with blue - The purple dye was highly valued among the ancients, and at first was only used by kings, at last it was used among the military, particularly by officers of high rank in the country.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 23:6

    The army of the Assyrians is described. War-horses formed an important part in the armies of Assyria and Egypt; Israel was deficient in this respect Isaiah 36:8.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 23:6

    23:6 Horsemen - Skillful in riding, and well furnished with choice horses.