Ezekiel 3:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Like emeryכְּשָׁמִ֛יר
(ke·sha·mir)
8068: a thorn, adamant, flintfrom an unused word
harderחָזָ֥ק
(cha·zak)
2389: strong, stout, mightyfrom chazaq
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
flintמִצֹּ֖ר
(mi·tzor)
6864: a hard pebble, flintfrom the same as tsar
I have madeנָתַ֣תִּי
(na·tat·ti)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
your forehead.מִצְחֶ֑ךָ
(mitz·che·cha;)
4696: brow, foreheadof uncertain derivation
Do not be afraidתִירָ֤א
(ti·ra)
3372a: to feara prim. root
of them or be dismayedתֵחַ֣ת
(te·chat)
2865: to be shattered or dismayeda prim. root
before 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
them, thoughכִּ֛י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
they are a rebelliousמְרִ֖י
(me·ri)
4805: rebellionfrom marah
house."בֵּֽית־
(beit-)
1004: a housea prim. root









KJV Lexicon
As an adamant
shamiyr  (shaw-meer')
a thorn; also (from its keenness for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond -- adamant (stone), brier, diamond.
harder
chazaq  (khaw-zawk')
strong (usu. in a bad sense, hard, bold, violent) -- harder, hottest, + impudent, loud, mighty, sore, stiff(-hearted), strong(-er).
than flint
tsor  (tsore)
a stone (as if pressed hard or to a point); (by implication, of use) a knife -- flint, sharp stone.
have I made
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
thy forehead
metsach  (may'-tsakh)
the forehead (as open and prominent) -- brow, forehead, + impudent.
fear
yare'  (yaw-ray')
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
them not neither be dismayed
chathath  (khaw-thath')
to prostrate; hence, to break down, either (literally) by violence, or (figuratively) by confusion and fear
at their looks
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
though they be a rebellious
mriy  (mer-ee')
bitterness, i.e. (figuratively) rebellion; concretely, bitter, or rebellious -- bitter, (most) rebel(-lion, -lious).
house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Like emery harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house."

King James Bible
As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have made your forehead like a diamond, harder than flint. Don't be afraid of them or discouraged by the look on their faces, even though they are a rebellious house."

International Standard Version
I'm making you harder than flint—like diamond! So you are not to fear them or be intimidated by how they look at you, since they're a rebellious group."

NET Bible
I have made your forehead harder than flint--like diamond! Do not fear them or be terrified of the looks they give you, for they are a rebellious house."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will make you as hard as a diamond, harder than stone. Don't be afraid of them. Don't be terrified in their presence, even though they are rebellious people."

King James 2000 Bible
Like adamant harder than flint have I made your forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.
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