Ezekiel 21:24
New International Version
"Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'Because you people have brought to mind your guilt by your open rebellion, revealing your sins in all that you do--because you have done this, you will be taken captive.

New Living Translation
“Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Again and again you remind me of your sin and your guilt. You don’t even try to hide it! In everything you do, your sins are obvious for all to see. So now the time of your punishment has come!

English Standard Version
“Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Because you have made your guilt to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins appear—because you have come to remembrance, you shall be taken in hand.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you have drawn attention to your guilt, exposing your transgressions, so that your sins are revealed in all your deeds—because you have come to remembrance—you shall be taken in hand.

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

New King James Version
“Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: ‘Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your doings your sins appear—because you have come to remembrance, you shall be taken in hand.

New American Standard Bible
“Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you have made your guilt known, in that your offenses are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins are seen—because you have come to mind, you will be seized by the hand.

NASB 1995
"Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins appear-- because you have come to remembrance, you will be seized with the hand.

NASB 1977
“Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your deeds your sins appear—because you have come to remembrance, you will be seized with the hand.

Amplified Bible
“Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Because you have caused your guilt to be remembered, in that your rebellion is uncovered, so that your sins appear in everything that you do—because you have come to mind, you will be seized with the hand [of the enemy].

Christian Standard Bible
“Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: Because you have drawn attention to your guilt, exposing your transgressions, so that your sins are revealed in all your actions—since you have done this, you will be captured by them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: Because you have drawn attention to your guilt, exposing your transgressions, so that your sins are revealed in all your actions, since you have done this, you will be captured by them.

American Standard Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, thus says THE LORD OF LORDS: “Because your evils were remembered in the captivity of your sins which you sinned, and you have seen your sins and all your strategies by which you were seized

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord, Because ye have caused your iniquities to be remembered, in the discovery of your wickedness, so that your sins should be seen, in all your wickedness and in your evil practices; because ye have caused remembrance of them, in these shall ye be taken.

Contemporary English Version
Ezekiel, tell the people of Jerusalem and their ruler that I, the LORD God, am saying: Everything you do is wicked and shows how sinful you are. You are guilty and will be taken away as prisoners.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because you have remembered your iniquity, and have discovered your prevarications, and your sins have appeared in all your devices: because, I say, you have remembered, you shall be taken with the hand.

English Revised Version
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

Good News Translation
This then is what I, the Sovereign LORD, am saying: Your sins are exposed. Everyone knows how guilty you are. You show your sins in your every action. You stand condemned, and I will hand you over to your enemies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"This is what the Almighty LORD says: You make people remember how sinful you are because you openly do wrong. You show your sins in everything you do. So you will be taken captive.

International Standard Version
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "Because you remembered your sins when your transgressions were uncovered, your sins are visibly evident in everything you've done. And since you've remembered them, you'll be taken captive.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that your sins do appear in all your doings; because that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.

Literal Standard Version
Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Because of your causing your iniquity to be remembered, "" In your transgressions being revealed, "" For your sins being seen, in all your doings, "" Because of your being remembered, "" You are caught by the hand.

NET Bible
"Therefore this is what the sovereign LORD says: 'Because you have brought up your own guilt by uncovering your transgressions and revealing your sins through all your actions, for this reason you will be taken by force.

New Heart English Bible
"Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: 'Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your doings your sins appear; because you have come to memory, you shall be taken with the hand.

World English Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are uncovered, so that in all your doings your sins appear; because you have come to memory, you shall be taken with the hand.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of your causing your iniquity to be remembered, In your transgressions being revealed, For your sins being seen, in all your doings, Because of your being remembered, By the hand ye are caught.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD's Sword of Judgment
23It will seem like a false omen to the eyes of those who have sworn allegiance to him, but it will draw attention to their guilt and take them captive. 24Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you have drawn attention to your guilt, exposing your transgressions, so that your sins are revealed in all your deeds— because you have come to remembrance— you shall be taken in hand. 25And you, O profane and wicked prince of Israel, the day has come for your final punishment.’…

Cross References
Ezekiel 21:23
It will seem like a false omen to the eyes of those who have sworn allegiance to him, but it will draw attention to their guilt and take them captive.

Ezekiel 21:25
And you, O profane and wicked prince of Israel, the day has come for your final punishment.'

Ezekiel 23:18
When Oholibah openly prostituted herself and exposed her nakedness, I turned away from her in disgust, just as I had turned away from her sister.


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Because you have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that you are come to remembrance, you shall be taken with the hand.

your transgressions

Ezekiel 16:16
And of thy garments thou didst take, and deckedst thy high places with divers colours, and playedst the harlot thereupon: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

Ezekiel 22:2-12,24-31
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? yea, thou shalt shew her all her abominations…

Ezekiel 23:5
And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbours,

ye shall

Isaiah 22:17,18
Behold, the LORD will carry thee away with a mighty captivity, and will surely cover thee…

Jeremiah 15:2
And it shall come to pass, if they say unto thee, Whither shall we go forth? then thou shalt tell them, Thus saith the LORD; Such as are for death, to death; and such as are for the sword, to the sword; and such as are for the famine, to the famine; and such as are for the captivity, to the captivity.

Amos 9:1-3
I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered…









(24) In all your doings your sins do appear.--But one particular has just been mentioned, their rebellion and perjury; but this was only the last act of a long course of sin in many ways. These have been spoken of at large in previous chapters, and therefore, when this last sin is exposed, it may well be said that sin is shown in all their doings.

Verse 24. - The prophet adds words which in part explain these that precede. The iniquity of the people has forced, not the Chaldean king only, but Jehovah himself, to remember and to punish them.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore,
לָכֵ֗ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

this is what
כֹּֽה־ (kōh-)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִה֒ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

says:
אָמַר֮ (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

‘Because
יַ֗עַן (ya·‘an)
Adverb
Strong's 3282: Heed, purpose, to indicate the reason, cause

you have drawn attention
הַזְכַּרְכֶם֙ (haz·kar·ḵem)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

to your guilt,
עֲוֺ֣נְכֶ֔ם (‘ă·wō·nə·ḵem)
Noun - common singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

exposing
בְּהִגָּל֣וֹת (bə·hig·gā·lō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

your transgressions,
פִּשְׁעֵיכֶ֗ם (piš·‘ê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 6588: Transgression

so that your sins
חַטֹּ֣אותֵיכֶ֔ם (ḥaṭ·ṭō·w·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

are revealed
לְהֵֽרָאוֹת֙ (lə·hê·rā·’ō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7200: To see

in all
בְּכֹ֖ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your deeds—
עֲלִילֽוֹתֵיכֶ֑ם (‘ă·lî·lō·w·ṯê·ḵem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5949: An exploit, a performance, an opportunity

because
יַ֚עַן (ya·‘an)
Adverb
Strong's 3282: Heed, purpose, to indicate the reason, cause

you have come to remembrance,
הִזָּ֣כֶרְכֶ֔ם (hiz·zā·ḵer·ḵem)
Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

you shall be taken
תִּתָּפֵֽשׂוּ׃ (tit·tā·p̄ê·śū)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 8610: To manipulate, seize, chiefly to capture, wield, to overlay, to use unwarrantably

in hand.
בַּכַּ֖ף (bak·kap̄)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan


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