Ezekiel 13:12
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New International Version
When the wall collapses, will people not ask you, "Where is the whitewash you covered it with?"

New Living Translation
And when the wall falls, the people will cry out, 'What happened to your whitewash?'

English Standard Version
And when the wall falls, will it not be said to you, ‘Where is the coating with which you smeared it?’

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, 'Where is the plaster with which you plastered it?'"

King James Bible
Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, 'Where is the coat of whitewash that you put on it?"

International Standard Version
Look! When the wall collapses, won't it be said of you, 'Where's the coat of paint that you spread all over the wall?'

NET Bible
When the wall has collapsed, people will ask you, "Where is the whitewash you coated it with?"

New Heart English Bible
Look, when the wall has fallen, shall it not be said to you, 'Where is the plaster with which you have plastered it?'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the wall falls down, people will ask them, "Where's the paint that you used to cover the wall?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
and, lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you: Where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it?

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, ‘Where is the plaster with which you plastered it?’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And behold, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the mud with which ye have plastered it?

King James 2000 Bible
Lo, when the wall has fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the daubing with which you have daubed it?

American King James Version
See, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said to you, Where is the daubing with which you have daubed it?

American Standard Version
Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, when the wall is fallen: shall it not be said to you: Where is the daubing wherewith you have daubed it?

Darby Bible Translation
And lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the daubing with which ye have daubed [it]?

English Revised Version
Lo, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it?

Webster's Bible Translation
Lo, when the wall hath fallen, shall it not be said to you, Where is the daubing with which ye have daubed it?

World English Bible
Behold, when the wall has fallen, shall it not be said to you, Where is the plaster with which you have plastered it?

Young's Literal Translation
And lo, fallen hath the wall! Doth not one say unto you, Where is the daubing that ye daubed?
Study Bible
The Reproof of False Prophets
11so tell those who plaster it over with whitewash, that it will fall. A flooding rain will come, and you, O hailstones, will fall; and a violent wind will break out. 12"Behold, when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, 'Where is the plaster with which you plastered it?'" 13Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "I will make a violent wind break out in My wrath. There will also be in My anger a flooding rain and hailstones to consume it in wrath.…
Cross References
Exodus 2:3
But when she could hide him no longer, she got him a wicker basket and covered it over with tar and pitch. Then she put the child into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

Ezekiel 13:11
so tell those who plaster it over with whitewash, that it will fall. A flooding rain will come, and you, O hailstones, will fall; and a violent wind will break out.

Ezekiel 13:13
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "I will make a violent wind break out in My wrath. There will also be in My anger a flooding rain and hailstones to consume it in wrath.
Treasury of Scripture

See, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said to you, Where is the daubing with which you have daubed it?

Where

Deuteronomy 32:37 And he shall say, Where are their gods, their rock in whom they trusted,

Judges 9:38 Then said Zebul to him, Where is now your mouth, with which you said, …

Judges 10:14 Go and cry to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you …

2 Kings 3:13 And Elisha said to the king of Israel, What have I to do with you? …

Jeremiah 2:37 Yes, you shall go forth from him, and your hands on your head: for …

Jeremiah 29:31,32 Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus said the LORD concerning …

Jeremiah 37:19 Where are now your prophets which prophesied to you, saying, The …

Lamentations 2:14,15 Your prophets have seen vain and foolish things for you: and they …

(12) Where is the daubing?--The basis of all their false prophesying being destroyed by the coming judgments, the folly and falsehood of their words would be exposed to the eyes of all. As it is said in Ezekiel 13:14, the wall itself being thrown down to its very foundation, they who have tried to make the people trust in it shall be overwhelmed in its ruin.

Lo, when the wall is fallen,.... Jerusalem is taken:

shall it not be said unto you; the false prophets, by the people who had been deceived by them:

where is the daubing wherewith ye have daubed it? what is become of all your promises of peace, and assurance of safety and prosperity; your smooth words and plausible arguments; your specious pretences, and flattering prophecies? thus would they be insulted by those they had deceived, as well as laughed at by such who disregarded their predictions, and believed the prophets of the Lord. 12. shall it not be said—Your vanity and folly shall be so manifested that it shall pass into a proverb, "Where is the daubing?"13:10-16 One false prophet built the wall, set up the notion that Jerusalem should be victorious, and made himself acceptable by it. Others made the matter yet more plausible and promising; they daubed the wall which the first had built; but they would, ere long, be undeceived when their work was beaten down by the storm of God's just wrath; when the Chaldean army desolated the land. Hopes of peace and happiness, not warranted by the word of God, will cheat men; like a wall well daubed, but ill built.
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