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Ezekiel 7:6

    Ezekiel 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    An end is come, the end is come: it watcheth for thee; behold, it is come.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    An end is come, the end is come: it watches for you; behold, it is come.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    An end is come, the end is come; it awaketh against thee; behold, it cometh.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    An end has come, the end has come; see, it is coming on you.

    Webster's Revision

    An end is come, the end is come; it awaketh against thee; behold, it cometh.

    World English Bible

    An end has come, the end has come; it awakes against you; behold, it comes.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    An end is come, the end is come, it awaketh against thee; behold, it cometh.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 7:6

    An end is come, the end is come: it watcheth for thee - This is similar to the second verse; but there is a paronomasia, or play upon letters and words, which is worthy of note. קץ בא בא הקץ הקץ אליך kets ba, ba hakkets, hekits elayich. קצה katsah signifies to make an end or extremity, by cutting off something, and יקץ yakats signifies to awake from sleep: hence קיץ kits, the summer, as the earth and its productions seem then to awake from the sleep of winter. The end or final destruction is here personified; and represented as an executioner who has arisen early from his sleep, and is waiting for his orders to execute judgment upon these offenders. Hence it is said: -

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 7:6

    The end is come: it watcheth for thee - The end (personified) so long slumbering now awakes and comes upon thee.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 7:6

    7:6 An end - When the end is come upon the wicked world, then an only evil comes upon it. The sorest of temporal judgments have their allays; but the torments of the damned are an evil, an only evil.