New International Version
But I the LORD will speak what I will, and it shall be fulfilled without delay. For in your days, you rebellious people, I will fulfill whatever I say, declares the Sovereign LORD.'"
King James Bible
For I am the LORD: I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall come to pass; it shall be no more prolonged: for in your days, O rebellious house, will I say the word, and will perform it, saith the Lord GOD.
Darby Bible Translation
For I [am] Jehovah; I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall be performed, it shall be no more deferred. For in your days, O rebellious house, will I speak the word and will perform it, saith the Lord Jehovah.
World English Bible
For I am Yahweh; I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall be performed; it shall be no more deferred: for in your days, rebellious house, will I speak the word, and will perform it, says the Lord Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
For I am Jehovah, I speak, The word that I speak -- it is done, It is not prolonged any more, For, in your days, O rebellious house, I speak a word, and I have done it, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The days are at hand - Far from failing or being prolonged, time is posting on, and the destruction threatened is at the door.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Common Mistake and Lame Excuse
'... He prophesieth of the times that are far off.'--EZEKIEL xii. 27. Human nature was very much the same in the exiles that listened to Ezekiel on the banks of the Chebar and in Manchester to-day. The same neglect of God's message was grounded then on the same misapprehension of its bearings which profoundly operates in the case of many people now. Ezekiel had been proclaiming the fall of Jerusalem to the exiles whose captivity preceded it by a few years; and he was confronted by the incredulity …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Last Agony
The LORD answered Moses, "Is the LORD's arm too short? Now you will see whether or not what I say will come true for you."
So tell them, 'As surely as I live, declares the LORD, I will do to you the very thing I heard you say:
The LORD Almighty has sworn, "Surely, as I have planned, so it will be, and as I have purposed, so it will happen.
For this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Before your eyes and in your days I will bring an end to the sounds of joy and gladness and to the voices of bride and bridegroom in this place.
And they will know that I am the LORD; I did not threaten in vain to bring this calamity on them.
"Son of man, you are living among a rebellious people. They have eyes to see but do not see and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious people.
The word of the LORD came to me:
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