Ezekiel 8:8
New International Version
He said to me, "Son of man, now dig into the wall." So I dug into the wall and saw a doorway there.

New Living Translation
He said to me, “Now, son of man, dig into the wall.” So I dug into the wall and found a hidden doorway.

English Standard Version
Then he said to me, “Son of man, dig in the wall.” So I dug in the wall, and behold, there was an entrance.

Berean Study Bible
“Son of man,” He told me, “dig through the wall.” So I dug through the wall and discovered a doorway.

King James Bible
Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.

New King James Version
Then He said to me, “Son of man, dig into the wall”; and when I dug into the wall, there was a door.

New American Standard Bible
And He said to me, “Son of man, now dig through the wall.” So I dug through the wall, and behold, an entrance.

NASB 1995
He said to me, "Son of man, now dig through the wall." So I dug through the wall, and behold, an entrance.

NASB 1977
And He said to me, “Son of man, now dig through the wall.” So I dug through the wall, and behold, an entrance.

Amplified Bible
He said to me, “Son of man, now dig into the wall.” And when I had dug into the wall, behold, there was an entrance.

Christian Standard Bible
He said to me, “Son of man, dig through the wall.” So I dug through the wall and discovered a doorway.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said to me, "Son of man, dig through the wall." So I dug through the wall, and there was a doorway.

American Standard Version
Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold, a door.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to me, Son of man, dig: so I dug, and behold a door.

Contemporary English Version
God said, "Make this hole bigger." And when I did, I realized it was a doorway.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to me: Son of man, dig in the wall. And when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.

English Revised Version
Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.

Good News Translation
He said, "Mortal man, break through the wall here." I broke through it and found a door.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said to me, "Son of man, dig through the wall." So I dug through the wall, and I saw a door.

International Standard Version
Then he told me, "Son of Man, dig through the wall!" So I dug into the wall. That's when I uncovered an entrance!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then said He unto me: 'Son of man, dig now in the wall'; and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door.

Literal Standard Version
and He says to me, “Son of man, now dig through the wall”; and I dig through the wall, and behold, an opening.

NET Bible
He said to me, "Son of man, dig into the wall." So I dug into the wall and discovered a doorway.

New Heart English Bible
Then he said to me, "Son of man, dig now in the wall": and when I had dug in the wall, look, a door.

World English Bible
Then he said to me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had dug in the wall, behold, a door.

Young's Literal Translation
and He saith unto me, 'Son of man, dig, I pray thee, through the wall;' and I dig through the wall, and lo, an opening.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The Vision of Idolatry in the Temple
7Then He brought me to the entrance to the court, and I looked and saw a hole in the wall. 8“Son of man,” He told me, “dig through the wall.” So I dug through the wall and discovered a doorway. 9Then He said to me, “Go in and see the wicked abominations they are committing here.”…

Cross References
Isaiah 29:15
Woe to those who dig deep to hide their plans from the LORD. In darkness they do their works and say, "Who sees us, and who will know?"

Ezekiel 8:7
Then He brought me to the entrance to the court, and I looked and saw a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:9
Then He said to me, "Go in and see the wicked abominations they are committing here."


Treasury of Scripture

Then said he to me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had dig in the wall, behold a door.

Job 34:22
There is no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

Isaiah 29:15
Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?

Jeremiah 2:34
Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
“Son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of man,”
אָדָ֖ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 120: Ruddy, a human being

He told
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

me,
אֵלַ֔י (’ê·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

“dig
חֲתָר־ (ḥă·ṯār-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2864: To force a, passage, as by burglary, with oars

through the wall.”
בַקִּ֑יר (ḇaq·qîr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7023: A wall

So I dug
וָאֶחְתֹּ֣ר (wā·’eḥ·tōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 2864: To force a, passage, as by burglary, with oars

through the wall
בַּקִּ֔יר (baq·qîr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7023: A wall

and discovered
וְהִנֵּ֖ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

a doorway.
פֶּ֥תַח (pe·ṯaḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6607: An opening, door, entrance way


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