Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.

New American Standard Bible

"I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one.

King James Version

And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.

International Standard Version

I sought for a man among them to build the wall and stand in the breach in my presence on behalf of the land so that it won't be destroyed, but I found no one,

A Conservative Version

And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

American Standard Version

And I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found none.

Amplified

And I sought a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

Bible in Basic English

And I was looking for a man among them who would make up the wall and take his station in the broken place before me for the land, so that I might not send destruction on it: but there was no one.

Darby Translation

And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the fence, and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found none.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I sought for a man among them that should make up the hedge and stand in the gap before me for the land that I should not destroy it, but I found no one.

Julia Smith Translation

And I sought from them a man to wall in the wall, and to stand in the breach before my face for the land, not to destroy it: and I found not

King James 2000

And I sought for a man among them, that should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [so] I sought for them somebody, one repairing [the] wall and standing in the breach {before me} on behalf of the land not to destroy it, but I did not find [anyone],

Modern King James verseion

And I sought for a man among them who should wall up a wall for the land, and stand in the break before me, that I should not destroy it. But I did not find one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I sought in the land for a man, that would make up the hedge, and set himself in the gap before me in the lands behalf, that I should not utterly destroy it: but I could find none.

NET Bible

"I looked for a man from among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before me on behalf of the land, so that I would not destroy it, but I found no one.

New Heart English Bible

"I sought for a man among them, who should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found none.

The Emphasized Bible

Then sought I from among them, a man Who could bud up a wall And stand in the breach before me in behalf of the land So that I might not destroy her, - But I found none.

Webster

And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.

World English Bible

I sought for a man among them, who should build up the wall, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found none.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I seek of them a man making a fence, And standing in the breach before Me, In behalf of the land -- not to destroy it, And I have not found.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
for a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

גּדר 
Gadar 
Usage: 10

the hedge
גּדר 
Gader 
Usage: 12

in the gap
פּרץ 
Perets 
Usage: 20

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

me for the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

it but I found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ezekiel 22:30

References

Easton

Gap

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

29 The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy and unlawfully exploited the foreign resident. 30 I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one. 31 So I have poured out My indignation on them and consumed them with the fire of My fury. I have brought their actions down on their own heads.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.



Cross References

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Ezekiel 13:5

You did not go up to the gaps or restore the wall around the house of Israel so that it might stand in battle on the day of the Lord.

Psalm 106:23

So He said He would have destroyed them—
if Moses His chosen one
had not stood before Him in the breach
to turn His wrath away from destroying them.

Isaiah 59:16

He saw that there was no man—
He was amazed that there was no one interceding;
so His own arm brought salvation,
and His own righteousness supported Him.

Isaiah 63:5

I looked, but there was no one to help,
and I was amazed that no one assisted;
so My arm accomplished victory for Me,
and My wrath assisted Me.

Jeremiah 15:1

Then the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not reach out to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham stepped forward and said, “Will You really sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

Exodus 32:10-14

Now leave Me alone, so that My anger can burn against them and I can destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation.”

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