Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and warn them from me.

New American Standard Bible

"Now as for you, son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel; so you will hear a message from My mouth and give them warning from Me.

King James Version

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.

Holman Bible

“As for you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me.

International Standard Version

"Now as for you, Son of Man, I've established you as a sentinel for the house of Israel. So whenever you hear a message from me, you are to warn the people from me.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

So you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at My mouth and give them warning from Me.

Bible in Basic English

So you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the children of Israel; and you are to give ear to the word of my mouth and give them news from me of their danger.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth and warn them from me.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou son of man, I gave thee a watchman to the house of Israel; and thou heardest the word from my mouth, and thou didst warn them from me.

King James 2000

So you, O son of man, I have set you a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore you shall hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; if you hear a word from my mouth, then you must warn them from me.

Modern King James verseion

And you, son of man, I have set you a watchman to the house of Israel. Therefore you shall hear the Word from My mouth, and warn them from Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now, O thou son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: that whereas thou hearest anything out of my mouth, thou mayest warn them on my behalf.

NET Bible

"As for you, son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you must warn them on my behalf.

New Heart English Bible

"So you, son of man, I have set you a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou therefore Son of man, A watchman, have I appointed thee, to the house of Israel, So then thou shalt hear at my mouth. message, and shalt warn them from me.

Webster

So thou, O son of man, I have set thee a watchman to the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, son of man, A watchman I gave thee to the house of Israel, And thou hast heard from My mouth a word, And thou hast warned them from Me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So thou, O son

Usage: 0

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

I have set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

צפה 
Tsaphah 
Usage: 36

unto the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

at my mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

and warn
זהר 
Zahar 
Usage: 22

References

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Hastings

Context Readings

Ezekiel Appointed As A Watchman And His Responsibility

6 But if the watchman see the sword coming, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned, if the sword come and take a person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand. 7 So thou, son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and warn them from me. 8 When I say unto the wicked, Wicked man, thou shalt certainly die; and thou speakest not to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thy hand.


Cross References

Jeremiah 26:2

Thus saith Jehovah: Stand in the court of Jehovah's house, and speak unto all the cities of Judah, which come to worship in Jehovah's house, all the words that I command thee to speak unto them: diminish not a word.

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, Jerusalem; all the day and all the night they shall never hold their peace: ye that put Jehovah in remembrance, keep not silence,

Jeremiah 1:17

Thou, therefore, gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I shall command thee: be not dismayed at them, lest I cause thee to be dismayed before them.

Ezekiel 2:7-8

And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear; for they are rebellious.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

Son of man, I have appointed thee a watchman unto the house of Israel, and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Acts 5:20

Go ye and stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this life.

1 Kings 22:14

And Micah said, As Jehovah liveth, even what Jehovah shall say to me, that will I speak.

1 Kings 22:16-28

And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou tell me nothing but truth in the name of Jehovah?

2 Chronicles 19:10

And what cause soever comes to you of your brethren that dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and commandment, statutes and ordinances, ye shall even warn them that they trespass not against Jehovah, and so wrath come upon you and upon your brethren: this do and ye shall not trespass.

Song of Songs 3:3

The watchmen that go about the city found me: Have ye seen him whom my soul loveth?

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen that went about the city found me; They smote me, they wounded me; The keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.

Jeremiah 6:27

I have set thee among my people as an assayer, a fortress, that thou mayest know and try their way.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell the dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 31:6

For there shall be a day, when the watchmen upon mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up to Zion, unto Jehovah our God.

Micah 7:4

The best of them is as a briar; the most upright, worse than a thorn-fence. The day of thy watchmen, thy visitation is come; now shall be their perplexity.

Acts 20:20

how I held back nothing of what is profitable, so as not to announce it to you, and to teach you publicly and in every house,

Acts 20:26-27

Wherefore I witness to you this day, that I am clean from the blood of all,

1 Corinthians 11:23

For I received from the Lord, that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which he was delivered up, took bread,

1 Corinthians 15:3

For I delivered to you, in the first place, what also I had received, that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures;

Ephesians 4:11

and he has given some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some shepherds and teachers,

Colossians 1:28-29

whom we announce, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, to the end that we may present every man perfect in Christ.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders, and be submissive; for they watch over your souls as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this would be unprofitable for you.

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