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Ezekiel 45:9

    Ezekiel 45:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Thus said the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is what the Lord has said: Let this be enough for you, O rulers of Israel: let there be an end of violent behaviour and wasting; do what is right, judging uprightly; let there be no more driving out of my people, says the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; dispossessing my people, says the Lord Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thus saith the Lord GOD: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice; take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 45:9

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Spoil - Booty; prey.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 45:9

    Take away your exactions from my people - This is the voice of God to all the rulers of the earth.

    Take away your exactions; do not oppress the people; they are mine. Abolish all oppressive taxes.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 45:9

    The princes are exhorted to execute judgment, and abstain from "exaction" (literally "ejection") such as that of Naboth by Ahab 1 Kings 21:19.