Ezekiel 12:14
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New International Version
I will scatter to the winds all those around him--his staff and all his troops--and I will pursue them with drawn sword.

New Living Translation
I will scatter his servants and warriors to the four winds and send the sword after them.

English Standard Version
And I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him, his helpers and all his troops, and I will unsheathe the sword after them.

Berean Study Bible
I will also scatter to the winds all the attendants around him and all his troops, and I will draw a sword to chase after them.

New American Standard Bible
"I will scatter to every wind all who are around him, his helpers and all his troops; and I will draw out a sword after them.

King James Bible
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

Christian Standard Bible
I will also scatter all the attendants who surround him and all his troops to every direction of the wind, and I will draw a sword to chase after them.

Contemporary English Version
His own officials and troops will scatter in every direction, and the LORD will track them down and put them to death.

Good News Translation
I will scatter in every direction all the members of his court and his advisers and bodyguards, and people will search for them to kill them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will also scatter all the attendants who surround him and all his troops to every direction of the wind, and I will draw a sword to chase after them.

International Standard Version
I'll scatter every attendant who surrounds him, along with his entire army, to every wind. When I unsheathe my sword to pursue them,

NET Bible
All his retinue--his attendants and his troops--I will scatter to every wind; I will unleash a sword behind them.

New Heart English Bible
I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will scatter in every direction all those who are around him-his staff and all his troops. I will pursue them with my sword.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will disperse toward every wind all that are round about him to help him, and all his troops; and I will draw out the sword after them.

New American Standard 1977
“And I shall scatter to every wind all who are around him, his helpers and all his troops; and I shall draw out a sword after them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I will scatter toward every wind all that were about him to help him and all his companies; and I will draw out the sword after them.

King James 2000 Bible
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his troops; and I will draw out the sword after them.

American King James Version
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

American Standard Version
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are round about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all that are about him, his guards, and his troops I will scatter into every wind: and I will draw out the sword after them.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his troops; and I will draw out the sword after them.

English Revised Version
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are round about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will scatter towards every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

World English Bible
I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

Young's Literal Translation
'And all who are round about him to help him, and all his bands, I do scatter to every wind, and a sword I draw out after them.
Study Bible
Signs of the Coming Captivity
13But I will spread My net over him, and he will be caught in My snare. I will bring him to Babylon, the land of the Chaldeans; yet he will not see it, and there he will die. 14I will also scatter to the winds all the attendants around him and all his troops, and I will draw a sword to chase after them. 15And they will know that I am the LORD when I disperse them among the nations and scatter them throughout the countries.…
Cross References
2 Kings 25:4
Then the city was breached; and though the Chaldeans had surrounded the city, all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden. They fled toward the Arabah,

2 Kings 25:5
but the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho, and all his army was separated from him.

Jeremiah 49:32
Their camels will become plunder, and their large herds will be spoil. I will scatter to the wind in every direction those who shave their temples; I will bring calamity on them from all sides, declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 5:2
When the days of the siege have ended, you are to burn up a third of the hair inside the city; you are also to take a third and slash it with the sword all around the city; and you are to scatter a third to the wind. For I will unleash a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 5:10
As a result, fathers among you will eat their sons, and sons will eat their fathers. I will execute judgments against you and scatter all your remnant to every wind.’

Ezekiel 5:12
A third of your people will die by plague or be consumed by famine within you, a third will fall by the sword outside your walls, and a third I will scatter to every wind and unleash a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 17:21
All his fleeing troops will fall by the sword, and those who survive will be scattered to every wind. Then you will know that I, the LORD, have spoken.’

Treasury of Scripture

And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.

I will scatter

Ezekiel 5:10-12 Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the middle of you, and …

Ezekiel 17:21 And all his fugitives with all his bands shall fall by the sword, …

2 Kings 25:4,5 And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night …

I will draw

Ezekiel 5:2,12 You shall burn with fire a third part in the middle of the city, …

Ezekiel 14:17,21 Or if I bring a sword on that land, and say, Sword, go through the …

Leviticus 26:33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword …

Jeremiah 42:16,22 Then it shall come to pass, that the sword, which you feared, shall …







(14) I will scatter toward every wind.--The people of Judah were not carried captive to Babylon only, but many of them were scattered wherever they could find refuge; and, finally, the remnant left in the land by Nebuchadnezzar, after the murder of his governor Gedaliah, escaped into Egypt (Jeremiah 41-43).

Verses 14, 15. - And I will scatter. The capture of the king would naturally be followed by the dispersion of his adherents, some of whom would fall by the sword, while a few (Hebrew, men of number, i.e. easily counted) would escape to some neighbouring country, where they might hope to find a refuge. There they would have to tell their tale of shame, and to let the heathen know that Jehovah was thus punishing their abominations (comp. Ezekiel 14:22, 23). The prophecy ends with the familiar formula, They shall knew that I am the Lord. And I will scatter to every wind all that are about him to help him,.... Either his bodyguards, the men of war that were with him when he fled, Jeremiah 52:7; or his auxiliary troops, the Egyptians, whom he had taken into his pay for his assistance:

and all his bands: or "wings" (w); the wings of his army. The Targum interprets it his army; these were all scattered from him when he was taken, Jeremiah 52:8;

and I will draw out the sword after them: which fled into Egypt, and other countries; so that they did not escape, though they went not into captivity; see Ezekiel 5:12.

(w) "alas militum", Montanus; "alas ejus", Cocceius, Starckius; so Ben Melech. 14. all … about him—his satellites: his bodyguard.

bands—literally, "the wings" of an army (Isa 8:8).

draw out … sword after them—(See on [1034]Eze 5:2; [1035]Eze 5:12).12:1-16 By the preparation for removal, and his breaking through the wall of his house at evening, as one desirous to escape from the enemy, the prophet signified the conduct and fate of Zedekiah. When God has delivered us, we must glorify him and edify others, by acknowledging our sins. Those who by afflictions are brought to this, are made to know that God is the Lord, and may help to bring others to know him.
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