New International Version
"Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel
King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and drop thy word toward the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel,
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, set thy face against Jerusalem, and drop [words] against the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel,
World English Bible
Son of man, set your face toward Jerusalem, and drop [your word] toward the sanctuaries, and prophesy against the land of Israel;
Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, set thy face unto Jerusalem, and prophesy unto the holy places, and prophesy unto the ground of Israel;
Ezekiel 21:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Set thy face toward Jerusalem - This is a continuation of the preceding prophecy; and in this chapter the prophet sets before them, in the plainest language, what the foregoing metaphors meant, so that they could not complain of his parables.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryCarried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
After I had spoken, they spoke no more; my words fell gently on their ears.
Turn your face toward the siege of Jerusalem and with bared arm prophesy against her.
"Son of man, set your face toward the south; preach against the south and prophesy against the forest of the southland.
The word of the LORD came to me:
"Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites and prophesy against them.
"Son of man, set your face against Sidon; prophesy against her
Now then, hear the word of the LORD. You say, "'Do not prophesy against Israel, and stop preaching against the descendants of Isaac.'
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