Ezekiel 22:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.

King James Version

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.

International Standard Version

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

A Conservative Version

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.

American Standard Version

In thee have they taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken interest and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Amplified

In you they have accepted bribes to shed blood; you have taken [forbidden] interest and [percentage of] increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by oppression and extortion and have forgotten Me, says the Lord God.

Bible in Basic English

In you they have taken rewards as the price of blood; you have taken interest and great profits, and you have taken away your neighbours' goods by force, and have not kept me in mind, says the Lord.

Darby Translation

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast overreached thy neighbours by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Holman Bible

People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion and hast forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.

Julia Smith Translation

They took a gift in thee to pour out blood; thou tookest usury and interest, and thou wilt plunder thy neighbors by violence, and thou didst forget me, says the Lord Jehovah.

King James 2000

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

In you they have taken bribes to shed blood. You have taken usury and increase, and you gained by extortion of your neighbors, and you have forgotten Me, says the Lord Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, gifts have been received in thee to shed blood. Thou hast taken usury and increase, thou hast oppressed thy neighbours by extortion, and forgotten me, sayeth the LORD God.

NET Bible

They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, declares the sovereign Lord.

New Heart English Bible

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me,' says the Lord GOD.

New simplified Bible

Some of your people murder for pay. Some charge interest on the loans they make to other Israelites and get rich by taking advantage of them. They have forgotten me. The Lord Jehovah has spoken.

The Emphasized Bible

Bribes, have they accepted in thee, For the sake of shedding blood,-Interest and increase, hast thou accepted And thou hast overreached thy neighbour by oppression, And me, hast thou forgotten, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Webster

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken interest and increase, and thou hast greedily gained from thy neighbors by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.

World English Bible

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

A bribe they have taken in thee to shed blood, Usury and increase thou hast taken, And cuttest off thy neighbour by oppression, And Me thou hast forgotten, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

שׁחד 
Shachad 
Usage: 23

to shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

thou hast taken
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁך 
Neshek 
Usage: 12

תּרבּית 
Tarbiyth 
Usage: 6

and thou hast greedily gained
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

עשׁק 
`osheq 
Usage: 15

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

me, saith
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

11 "One has committed abomination with his neighbor's wife and another has lewdly defiled his daughter-in-law And another in you has humbled his sister, his father's daughter. 12 "In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD. 13 "Behold, then, I smite My hand at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:25

'Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Ezekiel 23:35

"Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have forgotten Me and cast Me behind your back, bear now the punishment of your lewdness and your harlotries.'"

Leviticus 25:35-36

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

Deuteronomy 16:19

"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 23:19

"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.

Psalm 15:5

He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.

Psalm 106:21

They forgot God their Savior, Who had done great things in Egypt,

Jeremiah 2:32

"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, Or a bride her attire? Yet My people have forgotten Me Days without number.

Ezekiel 18:8

if he does not lend money on interest or take increase, if he keeps his hand from iniquity and executes true justice between man and man,

Ezekiel 18:13

he lends money on interest and takes increase; will he live? He will not live! He has committed all these abominations, he will surely be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.

Micah 7:2-3

The godly person has perished from the land, And there is no upright person among men All of them lie in wait for bloodshed; Each of them hunts the other with a net.

Exodus 22:25-26

"If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.

Exodus 23:7-8

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty.

Leviticus 19:13

'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.

Deuteronomy 32:18

"You neglected the Rock who begot you, And forgot the God who gave you birth.

Nehemiah 5:1

Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

Nehemiah 5:7

I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of everyone who gains by violence; It takes away the life of its possessors.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels And companions of thieves; Everyone loves a bribe And chases after rewards They do not defend the orphan, Nor does the widow's plea come before them.

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Jeremiah 3:21

A voice is heard on the bare heights, The weeping and the supplications of the sons of Israel; Because they have perverted their way, They have forgotten the LORD their God.

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.

Matthew 23:13

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Matthew 23:25

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside they are full of robbery and self-indulgence.

Luke 3:13

And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to."

Luke 18:11

"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Luke 19:8

Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler--not even to eat with such a one.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

James 5:1-4

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.



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