New Living Translation
"Son of man, turn and face the south and speak out against it; prophesy against the brushlands of the Negev.
King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop words against the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
World English Bible
Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop [your word] toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;
Young's Literal Translation
Son of man, set thy face the way of Teman, and prophesy unto the south, and prophesy unto the forest of the field -- the south;
Ezekiel 20:46 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:46 The south - Look toward Jerusalem, and the land of Canaan. Drop thy word - Let thy word distil, begin with softer words, before thou shower down with the vehemency of a storm. The forest - Jerusalem, which was become like a forest.
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The Covenant of Works
This message came to me concerning the animals in the Negev: The caravan moves slowly across the terrible desert to Egypt--donkeys weighed down with riches and camels loaded with treasure--all to pay for Egypt's protection. They travel through the wilderness, a place of lionesses and lions, a place where vipers and poisonous snakes live. All this, and Egypt will give you nothing in return.
The towns of the Negev will close their gates, and no one will be able to open them. The people of Judah will be taken away as captives. All will be carried into exile.
Then this message came to me from the LORD:
"Son of man, turn and face Jerusalem and prophesy against Israel and her sanctuaries.
Yes, I will cut off both the righteous and the wicked! I will draw my sword against everyone in the land from south to north.
Now then, listen to this message from the LORD: "You say, 'Don't prophesy against Israel. Stop preaching against my people.'
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