Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Son of man, speak to the sons of thy people, and say to them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman,

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, speak to the sons of your people and say to them, ‘If I bring a sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them and make him their watchman,

King James Version

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their coasts, and set him for their watchman:

Holman Bible

“Son of man, speak to your people and tell them: Suppose I bring the sword against a land, and the people of that land select a man from among them, appointing him as their watchman,

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, speak to your nation's children and tell them: "If I bring war to a land, and the people of that land appoint one of their conscripted men to serve as a sentinel,

American Standard Version

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;

Amplified

“Son of man, speak to the sons of your people [who are exiled in Babylon] and say to them, ‘If I bring a sword on a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them and make him their watchman,

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, give a word to the children of your people, and say to them, When I make the sword come on a land, if the people of the land take a man from among their number and make him their watchman:

Darby Translation

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one man from among them all, and set him for their watchman:

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, speak to the sons of thy people and say to them, A land, when I shall bring the sword upon her, and the people of the land took one man from their extremities, and they gave him to them for a watchman.

King James 2000

Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man from their territory, and set him for their watchman:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, speak to {your people}, and you must say to them, 'A land, if I bring over it a sword and the people of the land take a man, one from their number, and they appoint him for them as a watchman,

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, speak to the sons of your people, and say to them: When I bring the sword on it, on a land, and take one man from the people of the land, of their borders, and set him for their watchman;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, Speak to the children of thy people, and tell them, 'When I send a sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their country, and set him to be their watchman:

NET Bible

"Son of man, speak to your people, and say to them, 'Suppose I bring a sword against the land, and the people of the land take one man from their borders and make him their watchman.

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and tell them, 'When I bring the sword on a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man Speak unto the sons of thy people and thou shalt say unto them, A land - when I bring upon it a sword, And the people of the land shall take one man out of their whole number, and appoint him for them, as watchman;

Webster

Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say to them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their borders, and set him for their watchman:

World English Bible

Son of man, speak to the children of your people, and tell them, When I bring the sword on a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman;

Youngs Literal Translation

Son of man, speak unto the sons of thy people, and thou hast said unto them: A land -- when I bring in against it a sword, And the people of the land have taken one man out of their borders, And made him to them for a watchman.

Topics

Interlinear

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

of thy people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and say

Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

the sword
חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

if the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

a
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

קצה קצה 
Qatseh 
Usage: 97

and set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

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Context Readings

Ezekiel Appointed As A Watchman And His Responsibility

1 And the word of LORD came to me, saying, 2 Son of man, speak to the sons of thy people, and say to them, When I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and set him for their watchman, 3 if, when he sees the sword come upon the land, he blows the trumpet, and warns the people,


Cross References

Ezekiel 3:11

And go, get thee to those of the captivity, to the sons of thy people, and speak to them, and tell them, Thus says lord LORD, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear.

Ezekiel 33:17

Yet the sons of thy people say, The way of LORD is not equitable. But as for them, their way is not equitable.

Ezekiel 33:30

And as for thee, son of man, the sons of thy people talk of thee by the walls and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another, each one to his brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that comes forth f

Jeremiah 12:12

Destroyers have come upon all the bare heights in the wilderness. For the sword of LORD devours from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land. No flesh has peace.

Ezekiel 14:17

Or if I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land, so that I cut off from it man and beast,

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man who is my companion, says LORD of hosts. Smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered. And I will turn my hand upon the little ones.

Leviticus 26:25

And I will bring a sword upon you that shall execute the vengeance of the covenant, and ye shall be gathered together within your cities. And I will send the pestilence among you, and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enem

2 Samuel 18:24-27

Now David was sitting between the two gates. And the watchman went up to the roof of the gate to the wall, and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, a man running alone.

2 Kings 9:17-20

Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?

Isaiah 21:6-9

For thus has LORD said to me, Go, set a watchman. Let him declare what he sees.

Isaiah 56:9-10

All ye beasts of the field, come to devour, [yea], all ye beasts in the forest.

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem. They shall never keep silent day nor night. Ye who are LORD's reminders, take ye no rest,

Jeremiah 15:2-3

And it shall come to pass, when they say to thee, Where shall we go forth? Then thou shall tell them, Thus says LORD: Such as are for death, to death, and such as are for the sword, to the sword, and such as are for the famine, to

Jeremiah 25:31

A noise shall come even to the end of the earth, for LORD has a controversy with the nations. He will enter into judgment with all flesh. As for the wicked, he will give them to the sword, says LORD.

Jeremiah 47:6-7

O thou sword of LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? Put up thyself into thy scabbard. Rest, and be still.

Jeremiah 51:12

Set up a standard against the walls of Babylon. Make the watch strong. Set the watchmen. Prepare the ambushes. For LORD has both purposed and done that which he spoke concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.

Ezekiel 3:27

But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shall say to them, Thus says lord LORD. He who hears, let him hear, and he who forbears, let him forbear, for they are a rebellious house.

Ezekiel 6:3

and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of lord LORD. Thus says lord LORD to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys: Behold, I, even I, will bring a sword upon you, and I will destroy your hig

Ezekiel 11:8

Ye have feared the sword, and I will bring the sword upon you, says lord LORD.

Ezekiel 14:21

For thus says lord LORD: How much more when I send my four severe judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the evil beasts, and the pestilence, to cut off from it man and beast!

Ezekiel 21:9-16

Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus says LORD: Say, A sword, a sword. It is sharpened, and also furbished.

Ezekiel 33:7

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:12

And thou, son of man, say to the sons of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous man shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression. And as for the wickedness of the wicked man, he shall not fall by it in the day that

Ezekiel 37:18

And when the sons of thy people shall speak to thee, saying, Will thou not show us what thou mean by these?

Hosea 9:8

Ephraim [was] a watchman with my God. As for the prophet, a fowler's snare is in all his ways, [and] enmity in the house of his God.

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