Ezekiel 23:47
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New International Version
The mob will stone them and cut them down with their swords; they will kill their sons and daughters and burn down their houses.

New Living Translation
For their enemies will stone them and kill them with swords. They will butcher their sons and daughters and burn their homes.

English Standard Version
And the host shall stone them and cut them down with their swords. They shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses.

New American Standard Bible
'The company will stone them with stones and cut them down with their swords; they will slay their sons and their daughters and burn their houses with fire.

King James Bible
And the company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The assembly will stone them and cut them down with their swords. They will kill their sons and daughters and burn their houses with fire.

International Standard Version
Then the army will stone them with stones and cut them to pieces with their swords. They'll kill their sons and daughters and incinerate their houses.

NET Bible
That army will pelt them with stones and slash them with their swords; they will kill their sons and daughters and burn their houses.

New Heart English Bible
The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the mob will stone them and kill them with swords. The mob will kill their sons and daughters and burn their homes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the assembly shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

New American Standard 1977
‘And the company will stone them with stones and cut them down with their swords; they will slay their sons and their daughters and burn their houses with fire.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the company shall stone them with stones and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters and burn up their houses with fire.

King James 2000 Bible
And the company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

American King James Version
And the company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

American Standard Version
And the company shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And lee the people stone them with stones, and let them be stabbed with their swords: they shall kill their sons and daughters, and their houses they shall burn with fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And the assemblage shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn their houses with fire.

English Revised Version
And the assembly shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn their houses with fire.

World English Bible
The company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

Young's Literal Translation
And they have cast at them the stone of the assembly, And cut them with their swords, Their sons and their daughters they do slay, And their houses with fire they burn.
Study Bible
Judgment on Both Sisters
46"For thus says the Lord GOD, 'Bring up a company against them and give them over to terror and plunder. 47The company will stone them with stones and cut them down with their swords; they will slay their sons and their daughters and burn their houses with fire. 48'Thus I will make lewdness cease from the land, that all women may be admonished and not commit lewdness as you have done.…
Cross References
Leviticus 20:10
If there is a man who commits adultery with another man's wife, one who commits adultery with his friend's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Jeremiah 39:8
The Chaldeans also burned with fire the king's palace and the houses of the people, and they broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 16:40
"They will incite a crowd against you and they will stone you and cut you to pieces with their swords.

Ezekiel 23:25
'I will set My jealousy against you, that they may deal with you in wrath. They will remove your nose and your ears; and your survivors will fall by the sword. They will take your sons and your daughters; and your survivors will be consumed by the fire.

Ezekiel 23:48
'Thus I will make lewdness cease from the land, that all women may be admonished and not commit lewdness as you have done.

Ezekiel 24:21
'Speak to the house of Israel, "Thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I am about to profane My sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes and the delight of your soul; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind will fall by the sword.
Treasury of Scripture

And the company shall stone them with stones, and dispatch them with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters, and burn up their houses with fire.

the company

Ezekiel 23:25,29 And I will set my jealousy against you, and they shall deal furiously …

Ezekiel 9:6 Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and …

Ezekiel 16:41 And they shall burn your houses with fire, and execute judgments …

Jeremiah 33:4,5 For thus said the LORD, the God of Israel, concerning the houses …

dispatch them. or, single them out

Ezekiel 24:6 Why thus said the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose …

shall slay

Ezekiel 24:21 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will …

2 Chronicles 36:17-19 Therefore he brought on them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their …

and burn

Deuteronomy 13:16 And you shall gather all the spoil of it into the middle of the street …

Jeremiah 39:8 And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the …

Jeremiah 52:13 And burned the house of the LORD, and the king's house; and all the …

(47) With stones . . . with swords.--The figure and the reality are here designedly mixed. Stoning was the legal punishment of adultery, but the actual overthrow of Jerusalem was by the sword.

And the company shall stone them with stones,.... Which was the punishment of adulterers and idolaters, Deuteronomy 13:10, this seems to refer to the Chaldean army casting out stones from their slings and engines into the city of Jerusalem, when they besieged it, by which they killed some, and beat down the houses, which fell upon others, and destroyed them. So the Targum,

"and the army shall stone them with the stones of a sling:''

and dispatch them with their swords; cut them in pieces with them, such as sallied out of the city upon them, or they found without, or by any means fell into their hands:

they shall slay their sons and their daughters; when they broke into the city, and took it; or when they found them making their escape, and hiding themselves in secret places:

and burn up their houses with fire; as they did; the temple, the king's palace, the houses of noblemen, and all the houses in Jerusalem; see Jeremiah 52:13. 47. stones—the legal penalty of the adulteress (Eze 16:40, 41; Joh 8:5). Answering to the stones hurled by the Babylonians from engines in besieging Jerusalem.

houses … fire—fulfilled (2Ch 36:17, 19).23:1-49 A history of the apostacy of God's people from him, and the aggravation thereof. - In this parable, Samaria and Israel bear the name Aholah, her own tabernacle; because the places of worship those kingdoms had, were of their own devising. Jerusalem and Judah bear the name of Aholibah, my tabernacle is in her, because their temple was the place which God himself had chosen, to put his name there. The language and figures are according to those times. Will not such humbling representations of nature keep open perpetual repentance and sorrow in the soul, hiding pride from our eyes, and taking us from self-righteousness? Will it not also prompt the soul to look to God continually for grace, that by his Holy Spirit we may mortify the deeds of the body, and live in holy conversation and godliness?
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