Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house.

King James Version

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Holman Bible

“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.

International Standard Version

"Now as for you, Son of Man, never be afraid of them or of anything they have to say, because being with them will be like settling down to live among briers, thorn bushes, and scorpions! Don't be afraid of anything they have to say, and don't be awed by their appearance, since they are a rebellious group.

A Conservative Version

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, nor be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with thee, and thou dwell among scorpions. Be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebe

American Standard Version

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

Amplified

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words; though briers and thorns are all around you and you dwell and sit among scorpions, be not afraid of their words nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house.

Bible in Basic English

And you, son of man, have no fear of them or of their words, even if sharp thorns are round you and you are living among scorpions: have no fear of their words and do not be overcome by their looks, for they are an uncontrolled people.

Darby Translation

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou son of man, thou shalt not be afraid of them, and thou shalt not be afraid of their words, if rebels and thorns with thee, and thou art dwelling with scorpions: thou shalt not be afraid of their words, and thou shalt not be terrified from their face, for they a house of contradiction.

King James 2000

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you, son of man, you must not be afraid of them, and you must not be afraid of their words, because briers and thorns [are] with you, and you [are] sitting among scorpions. You must not be afraid of their words, and you must not be dismayed because of their {looks}, for they [are] a rebellious house.

Modern King James verseion

And you, son of man, do not be afraid of them, and of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you dwell among scorpions. Do not be afraid of their words, nor frightened by their faces, though they are a rebellious house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Therefore, thou son of man, fear them not; neither be afraid of their words: for they shall rebel against thee, and despise thee. Yea, thou shalt dwell among scorpions. But fear not their words, be not abashed at their looks: for it is a froward household.

NET Bible

But you, son of man, do not fear them, and do not fear their words -- even though briers and thorns surround you and you live among scorpions -- do not fear their words and do not be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house!

New Heart English Bible

You, son of man, do not be afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: do not be afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

The Emphasized Bible

But thou son of man Be not afraid of them Nor of their words, be afraid Though thorns and thistles are about thee, And amongst prickly plants, thou dost dwell, Of their words, be not afraid nor At their faces, be thou dismayed, For a perverse house, they are!

Webster

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

World English Bible

You, son of man, don't be afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: don't be afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, son of man, thou art not afraid of them, yea, of their words thou art not afraid, for briers and thorns are with thee, and near scorpions thou art dwelling, of their words thou art not afraid, and of their faces thou art not affrighted, for they are a rebellious house,

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438
Usage: 1438

סרב 
Carab 
Usage: 1

and thorns
סלּון סלּון 
Cillown 
Usage: 2

be with thee, and thou dost dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

עקרב 
`aqrab 
Usage: 8

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

מרי 
M@riy 
Usage: 23

References

Context Readings

The Call Of Ezekiel To Speak God's Words

5 And they will not hear nor forbear (for they are a rebellious house), but they shall know that there has been a prophet among them. 6 "And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, for they are a rebellious house. 7 And thou shalt speak my words unto them, but they will not hear nor forbear, for they are rebels.


Cross References

Jeremiah 1:8

Do not be afraid of their faces; for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD.

Micah 7:4

The best of them is as a brier; the most upright as a thorn hedge: the day of thy watchmen, thy visitation, comes; now shall be their confusion.

Jeremiah 1:17

Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and thou shalt arise and speak unto them all that I shall command thee; do not fear them lest I confound thee before them.

2 Samuel 23:6-7

but those of Belial shall all be as thorns to be chased away, whom no one takes with the hand;

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns as the fire, it shall devour the briers and thorns and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.

Isaiah 51:12

I, even I, am he that comforts you. Who art thou that thou should be afraid of man that is mortal and of the son of man which shall be counted as stubble?

2 Kings 1:15

Then the angel of the LORD said unto Elijah, Go down with him; do not be afraid of him. And he arose and went down with him unto the king.

Proverbs 30:13-14

There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be afraid of their revilings.

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not consider any of his words.

Ezekiel 3:8-9

Behold, I have made thy face strong against their faces, and thy forehead strong against their foreheads.

Ezekiel 3:26-27

and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth that thou shalt be dumb and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.

Ezekiel 28:24

And there shall no longer be a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any thorn that causes him pain, round about them of those that despise them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

Amos 7:10-17

Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos has conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words.

Micah 3:8

But truly I am full of power by the Spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his rebellion, and to Israel his sin.

Matthew 10:28

And fear not those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 10:19

Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

Luke 12:4

And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of those that kill the body and, after that, have no more that they can do.

Acts 4:13

Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled, and they took knowledge of them that they had been with Jesus.

Acts 4:19

Then Peter and John answered and said unto them, Judge whether it is right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God.

Acts 4:29

And now, Lord, behold their threatenings and grant unto thy slaves that with all boldness they may speak thy word,

Ephesians 6:19

and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel,

Philippians 1:28

and in nothing terrified by your adversaries, which is to them an evident token of perdition, but to you of saving health and that of God.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of strength and of love and of temperance.

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

1 Peter 3:14

But also if ye suffer anything for righteousness' sake, blessed are ye; therefore, be not afraid of their terror neither be troubled,

Revelation 9:3-6

And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

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