Ezekiel 21 :15

Ezekiel 21 :15 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah! it is made bright, it is wrapped up for the slaughter.

American King James Version (AKJV)

I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah! it is made bright, it is wrapped up for the slaughter.

American Standard Version (ASV)

I have set the threatening sword against all their gates, that their heart may melt, and their stumblings be multiplied: ah! it is made as lightning, it is pointed for slaughter.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

In order that hearts may become soft, and the number of those who are falling may be increased, I have sent death by the sword against all their doors: you are made like a flame, you are polished for death.

Webster's Revision

I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah! it is made bright, it is sharpened for the slaughter.

World English Bible

I have set the threatening sword against all their gates, that their heart may melt, and their stumblings be multiplied: ah! it is made as lightning, it is pointed for slaughter.

English Revised Version (ERV)

I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may melt, and their stumblings be multiplied: ah! it is made as lightning, it is pointed for slaughter.

Definitions for Ezekiel 21 :15

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :15

Wrapped up - It is not a blunt sword, it is carefully sharpened and preserved for the slaughter.

Barnes's Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :15

The point of the sword - The threatening sword or terror; as in Genesis 3:24, "the flaming sword."

And their ruins be multiplied - literally, "to the multiplication of stumblingblocks," that is, so that the causes of their fall may be more numerous. Compare Jeremiah 46:16.

Made bright ... - Or,

Ah! It is prepared for a lightning-flash, Drawn for slaughter.

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 21 :15

21:15 All their gates - Both of cities, of palaces, and of private houses. Wrapt up - And hath been carefully kept in the scabbard, that it might not be blunted.
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