Ezekiel 20:22
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"But I withdrewוַהֲשִׁבֹ֙תִי֙
(va·ha·shi·vo·ti)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
My handיָדִ֔י
(ya·di,)
3027: handa prim. root
and actedוָאַ֖עַשׂ
(va·'a·'as)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
for the sakeלְמַ֣עַן
(le·ma·'an)
4616: purpose, intentfrom anah
of My name,שְׁמִ֑י
(she·mi;)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
that it should not be profanedהֵחֵל֙
(he·chel)
2490c: to pollute, defile, profanea prim. root
in the sightלְעֵינֵ֣י
(le·'ei·nei)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
of the nationsהַגֹּויִ֔ם
(hag·go·v·yim,)
1471: nation, peoplefrom the same as gav
in whoseאֲשֶׁר־
(a·sher-)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
sightלְעֵינֵיהֶֽם׃
(le·'ei·nei·hem.)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
I had broughtהֹוצֵ֥אתִי
(ho·v·tze·ti)
3318: to go or come outa prim. root
them out. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
Nevertheless I withdrew
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
mine hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
and wrought
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
for my name's
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
sake that it should not be polluted
chalal  (khaw-lal')
to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an opening wedge) instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.
in the sight
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
of the heathen
gowy  (go'-ee)
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
in whose sight
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
I brought them forth
yatsa'  (yaw-tsaw')
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But I withdrew My hand and acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

King James Bible
Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I withheld My hand and acted because of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I brought them out.

International Standard Version
But I withdrew my decision so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations before whose eyes I brought them out.

NET Bible
But I refrained from doing so, and acted instead for the sake of my reputation, so that I would not be profaned before the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I didn't use my power so that my name would not be dishonored among the nations who had watched me bring the Israelites out [of Egypt].

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.
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