Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, turn to the south and oppose it, talking toward the south.

New American Standard Bible

"Son of man, set your face toward Teman, and speak out against the south and prophesy against the forest land of the Negev,

King James Version

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Holman Bible

“Son of man, face the south and preach against it. Prophesy against the forest land in the Negev,

A Conservative Version

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop [thy word] toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South.

American Standard Version

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

Amplified

Son of man, set your face toward the south, preach against the south, and prophesy against the forest land of the South (the Negeb),

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, let your face be turned to the south, let your words be dropped to the south, and be a prophet against the woodland of the South;

Darby Translation

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop words against the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, set thy face the way of the south, and drop to the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

King James 2000

Son of man, set your face toward the south, and proclaim your word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, set your face [toward] the way of [the] south, and preach to [the] south, and prophesy against the forest of the territory of the Negev.

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop a word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, set thy face toward the south, and speak to the south wind,

NET Bible

"Son of man, turn toward the south, and speak out against the south. Prophesy against the open scrub land of the Negev,

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop your word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man Set thy face the way towards Teman, And drop thy word against the land of the sun, And prophesy unto the forest of the field of the South;

Webster

Son of man, set thy face towards the south, and drop thy word towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

World English Bible

Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop [your word] toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

Youngs Literal Translation

Son of man, set thy face the way of Teman, and prophesy unto the south, and prophesy unto the forest of the field -- the south;

Topics

Interlinear

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

set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

the south
תּמן תּימן 
Teyman 
Usage: 23

and drop
נטף 
Nataph 
Usage: 18

דּרום 
Darowm 
Usage: 17

and prophesy
נבא 
Naba' 
Usage: 115

יער 
Ya`ar 
Usage: 58

of the south
נגב 
Negeb 
Usage: 112

References

Easton

Context Readings

Fire In The South

45 This message came to me from the LORD: 46 "Son of Man, turn to the south and oppose it, talking toward the south. 47 Prophesy against the forest of the Negev, "Listen to this message from the LORD. This is what the Lord GOD says: "Look out! I'm about to ignite a fire and set it against you. It will devour every tree whether green or dry that lives in you. This powerful flame will not be extinguishable, and the entire surface from south to north will be scorched by it.



Cross References

Ezekiel 21:2

"Son of Man, look toward Jerusalem, preach against its sanctuaries, and prophesy against Israel's land.

Amos 7:16

"Very well then, hear this message from the LORD: "You are saying, "Don't prophesy against Israel, and don't preach against the house of Isaac."

Jeremiah 13:19

The towns in the Negev will be closed up, and there will be no one to open them. All Judah will be taken into exile and be completely exiled.

Deuteronomy 32:2

May my instructions descend like rain and may my words flow like dew, as light rain upon the grass, and as showers upon new plants.

Job 29:22

After I spoke, they had nothing to say, when what I said hit them.

Isaiah 30:6

An oracle about the animals of the Negev: "Through a land of trouble, dryness, and distress, of lionesses and roaring lions, where there is no water, a land of vipers and darting snakes, he carries their riches on donkeys' backs, and their treasures on the humps of camels, to a nation that cannot benefit them,

Jeremiah 22:7

I'll appoint people to destroy you men with their weapons. They'll cut down some of your choice cedars and incinerate them.

Ezekiel 4:7

After this, you are to turn toward the rampart of Jerusalem and oppose it with your bare arms, because I'm going to prophesy about it.

Ezekiel 6:2

"Son of Man," he said, "turn your face to oppose the mountains of Israel and prophesy against them.

Micah 2:6

To those who speak out, they will declare, "Don't prophesy to anyone!' so their shame won't go away.

Zechariah 11:1-2

Open your doors, Lebanon, and fire will consume your cedars.

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