Parallel Verses

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.

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, neither fear them nor fear their words; though briars and thorns are all around you and you sit among scorpions, neither fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, 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.

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 if they will hear, and if they will desist, (for they a house of contradiction,) and they shall know that a prophet was in the midst of them. 6 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. 7 And speak my word to them, if they will hear and if they will desist: for they are contradiction.


Cross References

Jeremiah 1:8

Thou shalt not be afraid of their faces, for I am with thee to deliver thee, says Jehovah.

Micah 7:4

Their good as the thorn, the upright more than the thorn-hedge: the day of thy watchings and thy reviewings came; now shall be their perplexity.

Jeremiah 1:17

And thou shalt gird thy loins and rise and speak to them all that I shall command thee: thou shalt not be terrified from their face lest I shall break thee before them.

2 Samuel 23:6-7

And Belial as the thorn thrusting out are all they, for they will not be taken by the hand.

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burnt as fire; the sharp point and the thorn it shall consume, and shall burn in the thickets of the forest, and they shall roll up in the mounting up of smoke.

Isaiah 51:12

I, I am he comforting you: who thou? and shalt thou be afraid of man he shall die, and of the son of man shall be given for grass?

2 Kings 1:15

And the messenger of Jehovah will speak to Elijah, Go down with him: thou shalt not be afraid of his face. And he will rise and go down with him to the king.

Proverbs 30:13-14

A generation, how its eyes were raised up and its eyelashes will be lifted up.

Isaiah 51:7

Hear to me, ye knowing justice, the people my law in their heart; ye shall not fear the reproach of men; and from their reviling ye shall not be dismayed.

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all turning aside, degenerate shoots, going about tale-bearing: brass and iron, they are destroyers all of them.

Jeremiah 18:18

And they will say, Come, and we will purpose purposes against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, and counsel from the wise, and the word from the prophet Come, and we will strike him with the tongue, and we will not attend to any of his words.

Ezekiel 3:8-9

Behold, I gave thy face strong over against their face, and thy forehead strong over against their forehead.

Ezekiel 3:26-27

And will cause thy tongue to cleave to thy palate, and thou wert dumb, and thou shalt not be to them for a man reproving: for they are a house of contradiction.

Ezekiel 28:24

And no more shall there be to the house of Israel a thorn making bitter; and briars causing pain from all round about them despising them; and they shall know that I am the Lord Jehovah.

Amos 7:10-17

And Amaziah priest of the house of God, will send to Jeroboam, kind of Israel, saying, Amos conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land will not be able to endure all his words.

Micah 3:8

But I was filled with power, with the spirit of Jehovah, and judgment and strength to announce to Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin.

Matthew 10:28

And fear not from those killing the body, and not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him able to destroy also soul and body in hell.

Luke 10:19

Behold, I give you power to tread above serpents and scorpions, and upon all the power of the enemy and nothing shall hurt you.

Luke 12:4

And I say to you my friends, Be not afraid of those killing the body, and after these not having anything remaining to do.

Acts 4:13

And seeing the freedom of speech of Peter and John, and comprehending that they are illiterate men, and private individuals, they wondered; and they knew them, that they were with Jesus.

Acts 4:19

And Peter and John having answered to them, said, If it is just before God to hear you rather than God, judge ye.

Acts 4:29

And now, Lord, look upon their threats: and give to thy servants, with all freedom of speech to speak thy word,

Ephesians 6:19

And for me, that the word might be given me, in the opening of my mouth in freedom of speech, to make known the mystery of the good news,

Philippians 1:28

And terrified in nothing by them being hostile to you: which to them is truly an indication of destruction, and to you of salvation, and this from God.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God gave not to us the spirit of timidity; but of power, and love, and of soundness of mind.

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not having feared the king's wrath: for, as seeing the invisible, he was strong.

1 Peter 3:14

But if ye also suffer for justice, happy are ye: be not afraid of their fear, neither be troubled;

Revelation 9:3-6

And out of the smoke came forth locusts into the earth: and power was given them, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

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