King James Version
For thou art not sent to a people of a strange speech and of an hard language, but to the house of Israel;
Darby Bible Translation
For thou art not sent to a people of strange language, and of difficult speech, but to the house of Israel;
World English Bible
For you are not sent to a people of a strange speech and of a hard language, but to the house of Israel;
Young's Literal Translation
For, not unto a people deep of lip and heavy of tongue art thou sent -- unto the house of Israel;
Ezekiel 3:5 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
of a...: Heb. deep of lip, and heavy of tongue
For thou art not sent to a people of a strange speech and of an hard language, but to the house of Israel;Ezekiel 3:5 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryEpistle xxxiv. To Venantius, Ex-Monk, Patrician of Syracuse .
To Venantius, Ex-Monk, Patrician of Syracuse  . Gregory to Venantius, &c. Many foolish men have supposed that, if I were advanced to the rank of the episcopate, I should decline to address thee, or to keep up communication with thee by letter. But this is not so; since I am compelled by the very necessity of my position not to hold my peace. For it is written, Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet (Isai. lviii. 1). And again it is written, I have given thee for a watchman …
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And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men.
Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,
For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people.
Thou shalt not see a fierce people, a people of a deeper speech than thou canst perceive; of a stammering tongue, that thou canst not understand.
And he said unto me, Son of man, go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them.
Not to many people of a strange speech and of an hard language, whose words thou canst not understand. Surely, had I sent thee to them, they would have hearkened unto thee.
Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.
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