New Living Translation
It will put them all to the test. What chance do they have? says the Sovereign LORD.
King James Bible
Because it is a trial, and what if the sword contemn even the rod? it shall be no more, saith the Lord GOD.
Darby Bible Translation
For the trial is made; and what if even the contemning sceptre shall be no more? saith the Lord Jehovah.
World English Bible
For there is a trial; and what if even the rod that condemns shall be no more? says the Lord Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
Because it is a trier, And what if even the sceptre it is despising? It shall not be, an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:13 If - But if the king and kingdom of Judah despise this trial, both shall be destroyed and be no more.
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
For they brag about their evil desires; they praise the greedy and curse the LORD.
"Son of man, cry out and wail; pound your thighs in anguish, for that sword will slaughter my people and their leaders--everyone will die!
"Son of man, prophesy to them and clap your hands. Then take the sword and brandish it twice, even three times, to symbolize the great massacre, the great massacre facing them on every side.
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