Ezekiel 21:20
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New International Version
Mark out one road for the sword to come against Rabbah of the Ammonites and another against Judah and fortified Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
one road going to Ammon and its capital, Rabbah, and the other to Judah and fortified Jerusalem.

English Standard Version
Mark a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the Ammonites and to Judah, into Jerusalem the fortified.

Berean Study Bible
Mark out one road for the sword to come against Rabbah of the Ammonites, and another against Judah into fortified Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall mark a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, and to Judah into fortified Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defenced.

Christian Standard Bible
Mark out a road that the sword can take to Rabbah of the Ammonites and to Judah into fortified Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
Clearly mark where the two roads lead. One goes to Rabbah, the capital of Ammon, and the other goes to Jerusalem, the fortified capital of Judah.

Good News Translation
One will show the king the way to the Ammonite city of Rabbah, and the other the way to Judah, to the fortified city, Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Mark out a road that the sword can take to Rabbah of the Ammonites and to Judah into fortified Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
Set it to point one way for bringing the sword against Rabbah, the descendants of Ammon, and the other way against Judah and fortified Jerusalem.

NET Bible
Mark out the routes for the sword to take: "Rabbah of the Ammonites" and "Judah with Jerusalem in it."

New Heart English Bible
You shall appoint a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah in Jerusalem, the fortified.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Mark the road that the king and his sword can take to the Ammonite city of Rabbah, and mark the road that leads to Judah and the fortified city of Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt make a way, that the sword may come to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah in Jerusalem the fortified.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall mark a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the sons of Ammon, and to Judah into fortified Jerusalem.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Show the way that the sword will come to Rabbath of the Ammonites and to Judah against Jerusalem, the defenced.

King James 2000 Bible
Mark the way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the fortified.

American King James Version
Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defended.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt appoint a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah in Jerusalem the fortified.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt make a way that the sword may come to Rabbath of the children of Ammon, and to Juda unto Jerusalem the strong city.

Darby Bible Translation
Appoint a way for the coming of the sword to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah at the fenced [city] of Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt appoint a way, for the sword to come to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defenced.

Webster's Bible Translation
Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbah of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the fortified.

World English Bible
You shall appoint a way for the sword to come to Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and to Judah in Jerusalem the fortified.

Young's Literal Translation
A way appoint for the coming of the sword, Unto Rabbath of the sons of Ammon, And to Judah, in Jerusalem -- the fenced.
Study Bible
The LORD�s Sword of Judgment
19“Now you, son of man, mark out two roads for the sword of the king of Babylon to take, both starting from the same land. And make a signpost where the road branches off to each city. 20Mark out one road for the sword to come against Rabbah of the Ammonites, and another against Judah into fortified Jerusalem. 21For the king of Babylon stands at the fork in the road, at the junction of the two roads, to seek an omen: He shakes the arrows, he consults the idols, he examines the liver.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 3:11
(For only Og king of Bashan had remained of the remnant of the Rephaim. His bed of iron, nine cubits long and four cubits wide, is still in Rabbah of the Ammonites.)

Psalm 48:12
March around Zion, encircle her, count her towers,

Psalm 48:13
consider her ramparts, tour her citadels, that you may tell the next generation.

Psalm 125:1
A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion. It cannot be moved; it abides forever.

Psalm 125:2
As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds His people, both now and forevermore.

Jeremiah 49:2
Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will sound the battle cry against Rabbah of the Ammonites. It will become a heap of ruins, and its villages will be burned. Then Israel will drive out their dispossessors, says the LORD.

Ezekiel 25:5
I will make Rabbah a pasture for camels, and Ammon a resting place for sheep. Then you will know that I am the LORD.'

Amos 1:14
So I will kindle a fire in the walls of Rabbah to consume its citadels amid war cries on the day of battle and a violent wind on the day of tempest.

Treasury of Scripture

Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defended.

Rabbath

Ezekiel 25:5 And I will make Rabbah a stable for camels, and the Ammonites a couching …

Deuteronomy 3:11 For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold …

2 Samuel 12:26 And Joab fought against Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and took …

Jeremiah 49:2 Therefore, behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will cause …

Amos 1:14 But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour …

Rabbah
the defenced

2 Samuel 5:9 So David dwelled in the fort, and called it the city of David. And …

2 Chronicles 26:9 Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and …

2 Chronicles 32:5 Also he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was …

2 Chronicles 33:14 Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the …

Psalm 48:12,13 Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof…

Psalm 125:1,2 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot …

Isaiah 22:10 And you have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses have …

Lamentations 4:12 The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world…

Appoint a way,.... Mark out a way, describe a road, draw one out upon the ground, or point out one upon a table, or tile:

that the sword may come; in which the sword will come; or those that kill with the sword, as the Targum, even the Chaldean army under Nebuchadnezzar:

to Rabbath of the Ammonites; which was the metropolis of the Ammonites, and is now called Philadelphia, as Jerom writes; it is so called, to distinguish it from others of the same name; see 2 Samuel 12:26,

and to Judah in Jerusalem, the defenced city; which was so both by nature and art; it had mountains round about it, and had been fortified by several kings from the time of David, as Solomon, Hezekiah, and Manasseh. Judah is said to be in it; though it would seem more properly that Jerusalem was in Judah, because that people from all parts of Judah, upon hearing of the king of Babylon's intention and near approach to invade their land, fled to Jerusalem, being a fortified place, for security. Now the prophet is bid to describe a way hither; not that one and the same way led to Rabbath and Jerusalem; but he was to describe a way from the place where Nebuchadnezzar stopped, which led to Rabbath, and another which led to Jerusalem. 20. Rabbath of the Ammonites—distinct from Rabbah in Judah (2Sa 12:26). Rabbath is put first, as it was from her that Jerusalem, that doomed city, had borrowed many of her idols.

to Judah in Jerusalem—instead of simply putting "Jerusalem," to imply the sword was to come not merely to Judah, but to its people within Jerusalem, defended though it was; its defenses on which the Jews relied so much would not keep the foe out.21:18-27 By the Spirit of prophecy Ezekiel foresaw Nebuchadnezzar's march from Babylon, which he would determine by divination. The Lord would overturn the government of Judah, till the coming of Him whose right it is. This seems to foretell the overturnings of the Jewish nation to the present day, and the troubles of states and kingdoms, which shall make way for establishing the Messiah's kingdom throughout the earth. The Lord secretly leads all to adopt his wise designs. And in the midst of the most tremendous warnings of wrath, we still hear of mercy, and some mention of Him through whom mercy is shown to sinful men.
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