Ezekiel 34:3
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New International Version
You eat the curds, clothe yourselves with the wool and slaughter the choice animals, but you do not take care of the flock.

New Living Translation
You drink the milk, wear the wool, and butcher the best animals, but you let your flocks starve.

English Standard Version
You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat ones, but you do not feed the sheep.

New American Standard Bible
"You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

King James Bible
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You eat the fat, wear the wool, and butcher the fattened animals, but you do not tend the flock.

International Standard Version
You're eating the best parts, clothing yourselves with the wool, and slaughtering the home-grown sheep without having fed the sheep!

NET Bible
You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the choice animals, but you do not feed the sheep!

New Heart English Bible
You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you do not feed the sheep.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You eat the best parts of the sheep, dress in the wool, and butcher the finest sheep. Yet, you don't take care of the sheep.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye did eat the fat, and ye clothed you with the wool, ye killed the fatlings; but ye fed not the sheep.

New American Standard 1977
“You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye eat the milk, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool, ye kill those that are fat; but ye do not feed the flock.

King James 2000 Bible
You eat the fat, and you clothe yourselves with the wool, you kill them that are fed: but you feed not the flock.

American King James Version
You eat the fat, and you clothe you with the wool, you kill them that are fed: but you feed not the flock.

American Standard Version
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill the fatlings; but ye feed not the sheep.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You ate the milk, end you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool; ye kill them that are fattened: [but] ye feed not the flock.

English Revised Version
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill the fatlings; but ye feed not the sheep.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe yourselves with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.

World English Bible
You eat the fat, and you clothe yourself with the wool, you kill the fatlings; but you don't feed the sheep.

Young's Literal Translation
The fat ye do eat, and the wool ye put on, The fed one ye slaughter, the flock ye feed not.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
34:1-6 The people became as sheep without a shepherd, were given up as a prey to their enemies, and the land was utterly desolated. No rank or office can exempt from the reproofs of God's word, men who neglect their duty, and abuse the trust reposed in them.
Study Bible
Prophecy against Israel's Shepherds
2"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy and say to those shepherds, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock? 3"You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock. 4"Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 22:25
"There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.

Ezekiel 22:27
"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

Amos 6:4
Those who recline on beds of ivory And sprawl on their couches, And eat lambs from the flock And calves from the midst of the stall,

Zechariah 11:5
"Those who buy them slay them and go unpunished, and each of those who sell them says, 'Blessed be the LORD, for I have become rich!' And their own shepherds have no pity on them.

Zechariah 11:16
"For behold, I am going to raise up a shepherd in the land who will not care for the perishing, seek the scattered, heal the broken, or sustain the one standing, but will devour the flesh of the fat sheep and tear off their hoofs.
Treasury of Scripture

You eat the fat, and you clothe you with the wool, you kill them that are fed: but you feed not the flock.

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Isaiah 56:11,12 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are …

Zechariah 11:5,16 Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they …

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Ezekiel 19:3,6 And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and …

Ezekiel 22:25-28 There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the middle thereof, like …

Ezekiel 33:25,26 Why say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD; You eat with the blood, …

1 Kings 22:13-16 And the messenger that was gone to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, …

2 Kings 21:16 Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled …

Isaiah 1:10,15 Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law …

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: …

Jeremiah 22:17 But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and …

Lamentations 4:13 For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, …

Micah 3:1-3 And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and you princes of …

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening …

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