Ezekiel 22:13
New International Version
“’I will surely strike my hands together at the unjust gain you have made and at the blood you have shed in your midst.

New Living Translation
“But now I clap my hands in indignation over your dishonest gain and bloodshed.

English Standard Version
“Behold, I strike my hand at the dishonest gain that you have made, and at the blood that has been in your midst.

Berean Study Bible
Now look, I strike My hands together against your unjust gain and against the blood you have shed in your midst.

King James Bible
Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

New King James Version
“Behold, therefore, I beat My fists at the dishonest profit which you have made, and at the bloodshed which has been in your midst.

New American Standard Bible
“Behold, then, I strike with My hand your profit which you have made and the bloodshed which is among you.

NASB 1995
“Behold, then, I smite My hand at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you.

NASB 1977
“Behold, then, I smite My hand at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you.

Amplified Bible
“Behold, therefore, I strike My hands [together] at your dishonest gain which you have acquired and at the bloodshed which is among you.

Christian Standard Bible
“ ‘Now look, I clap my hands together against the dishonest profit you have made and against the blood shed among you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now look, I clap My hands together against the dishonest profit you have made and against the blood shed among you.

American Standard Version
Behold, therefore, I have smitten my hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Also I struck my hand against my hand over the evil that you have done, and over the blood that has been shed within you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if I shall smite my hand at thine iniquities which thou hast accomplished, which thou hast wrought, and at thy blood that has been shed in the midst of thee,

Contemporary English Version
I will shake my fist in anger at your violent crimes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, I have clapped my hands at thy covetousness, which thou hast exercised and at the blood that hath been shed: In the midst of thee.

English Revised Version
Behold, therefore, I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

Good News Translation
"I will bring my fist down on your robberies and murders.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'I will use my power against you because of the excessive profits you have made and the murders you have committed.

International Standard Version
"Watch out! I'm vehemently angry about the unjust gains that you've earned, and about the blood that has been shed among you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, therefore, I have smitten My hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.

Literal Standard Version
And behold, I have struck My hand, Because of your dishonest gain that you have gained, And for your blood that has been in your midst.

NET Bible
"'See, I strike my hands together at the dishonest profit you have made, and at the bloodshed they have done among you.

New Heart English Bible
"'"Look, therefore, I have struck my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.

World English Bible
Behold, therefore, I have struck my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.

Young's Literal Translation
And lo, I have smitten My hand, Because of thy dishonest gain that thou hast gained, And for thy blood that hath been in thy midst.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sins of Jerusalem
12In you they take bribes to shed blood. You engage in usury, take excess interest, and extort your neighbors. But Me you have forgotten, declares the Lord GOD. 13Now look, I strike My hands together against your unjust gain and against the blood you have shed in your midst. 14Will your courage endure or your hands be strong in the day I deal with you? I, the LORD, have spoken, and I will act.…

Cross References
Isaiah 33:15
He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, who refuses gain from extortion, whose hand never takes a bribe, who stops his ears against murderous plots and shuts his eyes tightly against evil--

Ezekiel 22:27
Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives for dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 33:31
So My people come to you as usual, sit before you, and hear your words; but they do not put them into practice. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest gain.

Amos 2:6
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel, even four, I will not revoke My judgment, because they sell the righteous for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals.

Micah 2:2
They covet fields and seize them; they take away houses. They deprive a man of his home, a fellow man of his inheritance.


Treasury of Scripture

Behold, therefore I have smitten my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the middle of you.

I have

Ezekiel 21:14,17
Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy, and smite thine hands together, and let the sword be doubled the third time, the sword of the slain: it is the sword of the great men that are slain, which entereth into their privy chambers…

Numbers 24:10
And Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together: and Balak said unto Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, and, behold, thou hast altogether blessed them these three times.

thy dishonest

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Proverbs 28:8
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Isaiah 33:15
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

and at

Ezekiel 22:2-4
Now, thou son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? yea, thou shalt shew her all her abominations…









(13) Smitten mine hand.--See Note on Eze. Vi. 11, and comp. Ezekiel 22:17 and Ezekiel 22:13.

Verse 13. - I have smitten my hand. The gesture, as in Ezekiel 21:14, 17, was one of indignant, and, as it were, impatient command.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now look,
וְהִנֵּה֙ (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

I strike
הִכֵּ֣יתִי (hik·kê·ṯî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

My hands
כַפִּ֔י (ḵap·pî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan

together against
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

your unjust gain
בִּצְעֵ֖ךְ (biṣ·‘êḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1215: Gain made by violence, unjust gain, profit

and against
וְעַ֨ל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the blood you have shed
דָּמֵ֔ךְ (dā·mêḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

in your midst.
בְּתוֹכֵֽךְ׃ (bə·ṯō·w·ḵêḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre


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