Ezekiel 2:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'

King James Version

For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.

International Standard Version

They're stubborn and strong willed. I'm sending you to them to tell them what the LORD says.

A Conservative Version

And the sons are impudent and stiff hearted. I send thee to them, and thou shall say to them, Thus says lord LORD.

American Standard Version

And the children are impudent and stiffhearted: I do sent thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah.

Amplified

And the children are impudent and hard of heart. I send you to them and you shall say to them, Thus says the Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

And the children are hard and stiff-hearted; I am sending you to them: and you are to say to them, These are the words of the Lord.

Darby Translation

and these children are impudent and hard-hearted: I am sending thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah.

Holman Bible

The children are obstinate and hardhearted. I am sending you to them, and you must say to them: This is what the Lord God says.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And to sons that have hard faces and strong hearts do I send thee; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said.

Julia Smith Translation

And the sons hard of face and strong of heart. I send thee to them; and say to them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

For they are impudent children and stubborn. I do send you unto them; and you shall say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the children [are] {impudent} and {stubborn}, [and so] I am sending you to them, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh!'

Modern King James verseion

And the sons are stiff of face, and hard of heart. I am sending you to them; and you shall say to them, So says the Lord Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, I will send thee unto a people that have rough visages and stiff stomachs: unto whom thou shalt say on this manner, 'This the LORD God himself hath spoken,'

NET Bible

The people to whom I am sending you are obstinate and hard-hearted, and you must say to them, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says.'

New Heart English Bible

The children are obstinate and hardhearted. I am sending you to them, and you shall tell them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'

New simplified Bible

I am sending you to these defiant and stubborn children. Tell them: 'This is what the Sovereign Lord Jehovah says:

The Emphasized Bible

and it is unto such sons - of shameless face, and emboldened heart, that I am sending thee, - therefore shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith My Lord, Yahweh.

Webster

For they are impudent children and obstinate in heart. I send thee to them; and thou shalt say to them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.

World English Bible

The children are impudent and stiff-hearted: I am sending you to them; and you shall tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the sons are brazen-faced and hard-hearted to whom I am sending thee, and thou hast said unto them: Thus said the Lord Jehovah:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

חזק 
Chazaq 
Usage: 57

I do send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
send , go , forth , send away , lay , send out , put , put away , cast out , stretch out , cast , set , put out , depart , soweth , loose ,
Usage: 848

thee unto them and thou shalt say

Usage: 0

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Call Of Ezekiel To Speak God's Words

3 Then He said to me, "Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day. 4 "I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.' 5 "As for them, whether they listen or not--for they are a rebellious house--they will know that a prophet has been among them.


Cross References

Ezekiel 3:7

yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is stubborn and obstinate.

Psalm 95:8

Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Isaiah 48:4

"Because I know that you are obstinate, And your neck is an iron sinew And your forehead bronze,

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, do not Your eyes look for truth? You have smitten them, But they did not weaken; You have consumed them, But they refused to take correction They have made their faces harder than rock; They have refused to repent.

Jeremiah 6:15

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they have done? They were not even ashamed at all; They did not even know how to blush. Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time that I punish them, They shall be cast down," says the LORD.

Deuteronomy 10:16

"So circumcise your heart, and stiffen your neck no longer.

Deuteronomy 31:27

"For I know your rebellion and your stubbornness; behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, "As the LORD lives, what the LORD says to me, that I shall speak."

2 Chronicles 30:8

"Now do not stiffen your neck like your fathers, but yield to the LORD and enter His sanctuary which He has consecrated forever, and serve the LORD your God, that His burning anger may turn away from you.

2 Chronicles 36:13

He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar who had made him swear allegiance by God But he stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the LORD God of Israel.

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.

Jeremiah 3:3

"Therefore the showers have been withheld, And there has been no spring rain Yet you had a harlot's forehead; You refused to be ashamed.

Jeremiah 8:12

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not ashamed, And they did not know how to blush; Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time of their punishment they shall be brought down," Says the LORD.

Jeremiah 26:2-3

"Thus says the LORD, 'Stand in the court of the LORD'S house, and speak to all the cities of Judah who have come to worship in the LORD'S house all the words that I have commanded you to speak to them Do not omit a word!

Matthew 10:16

"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.

Acts 20:26-27

"Therefore, I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all men.



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