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Ezekiel 25:2

    Ezekiel 25:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Son of man, set thy face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Son of man, set thy face toward the children of Ammon, and prophesy against them:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Son of man, let your face be turned to the children of Ammon, and be a prophet against them:

    Webster's Revision

    Son of man, set thy face toward the children of Ammon, and prophesy against them:

    World English Bible

    Son of man, set your face toward the children of Ammon, and prophesy against them:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Son of man, set thy face toward the children of Ammon, and prophesy against them:

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 25:2

    Set thy face against the Ammonites - We have already seen, Ezekiel 21:19, etc., that when Nebuchadnezzar left Babylon he was in doubt whether he should besiege Riblath, the capital of the Ammonites, or Jerusalem, the capital of the Jews, first: and having used his divination. he was determined, by the result, to attack Jerusalem the first. He did so and the Ammonites, seeing the success of his arms, made friends with him, and exulted in the ruin of the Jews. God resents this, and predicts their downfall with that of Edom, Moab, and the Philistines. The fulfillment of this prediction is not noted in Scripture: but Josephus tells us, that about five years after the taking of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar turned his arms against the Ammonites and Moabites, and afterwards against Egypt; and having subdued those nations, he returned to Babylon. Joseph. Antiq., 50 x., c. 2. Berosus states, as quoted by Josephus, contra App., that Nebuchadnezzar subdued Syria, Arabia, Phoenicia, and Egypt: and consequently, that he had brought under his dominion the Ammonites, Moabites, and Idumeans, who were included among the Philistines. See Calmet.