Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, behold, the house of Israel is saying, ‘The vision that he sees is for many years from now, and he prophesies of times far off.’

King James Version

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many days to come, and he prophesieth of the times that are far off.

Holman Bible

“Son of man, notice that the house of Israel is saying, ‘The vision that he sees concerns many years from now; he prophesies about distant times.’

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, pay attention! The house of Israel keeps on saying, "The vision that he's talking about concerns the distant future. He's prophesying concerning times that are far in the future!'

A Conservative Version

Son of man, behold, those of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.

American Standard Version

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many day to come, and he prophesieth of times that are far off.

Amplified

“Son of man, behold, the house of Israel is saying, ‘The vision that Ezekiel sees is for many years from now, and he prophesies of the times that are far off.’

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, see, the children of Israel say, The vision which he sees is for the days which are a long way off, and his words are of times still far away.

Darby Translation

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many days, and he prophesieth of times that are far off.

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, behold the house of Israel saying, The vision which he saw is for many days, and for the times afar off he prophesied.

King James 2000

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many days from now, and he prophesies of the times that are far off.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, look! The house of Israel [is] saying, 'The vision that he [is] seeing [is] for many days [from now], and for distant times he [is] prophesying.'

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, behold, the house of Israel says, The vision that he sees is for many days to come, and he prophesies of the times that are far off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Behold, thou son of man: The house of Israel say in this manner, 'Tush, as for the vision that he hath seen, it will be many a day or it come to pass: It is far off yet, the thing that he prophesieth.'

NET Bible

"Take note, son of man, the house of Israel is saying, 'The vision that he sees is for distant days; he is prophesying about the far future.'

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, 'The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.'

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man. Lo! the house of Israel are saying, the vision which he seeth is for many days, Yea for times far away, hath hell prophesied.

Webster

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he seeth is for many days to come, and he prophesieth of the times that are distant.

World English Bible

Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.

Youngs Literal Translation

Son of man, lo, the house of Israel are saying, The vision that he is seeing is for many days, and of times far off he is prophesying,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

behold, they of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

that he seeth
חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

is for many
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

to come, and he prophesieth
נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

of the times
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Deceptive Proverb Stopped

26 Furthermore, the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 27 “Son of man, behold, the house of Israel is saying, ‘The vision that he sees is for many years from now, and he prophesies of times far off.’ 28 Therefore say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “None of My words will be delayed any longer. Whatever word I speak will be performed,”’” declares the Lord God.



Cross References

Daniel 10:14

Now I have come to give you an understanding of what will happen to your people in the latter days, for the vision pertains to the days yet future.”

Ezekiel 12:22

“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, ‘The days are long and every vision fails’?

2 Peter 3:4

and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation.”

Isaiah 28:14-15

Therefore, hear the word of the Lord, O scoffers,
Who rule this people who are in Jerusalem,

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