New Living Translation
I, too, will clap my hands, and I will satisfy my fury. I, the LORD, have spoken!"
King James Bible
I will also smite mine hands together, and I will cause my fury to rest: I the LORD have said it.
Darby Bible Translation
And I myself will smite my hands together, and I will satisfy my fury: I Jehovah have spoken it.
World English Bible
I will also strike my hands together, and I will cause my wrath to rest: I, Yahweh, have spoken it.
Young's Literal Translation
And I also, I smite My hand on my hand, And have caused My fury to rest; I, Jehovah, have spoken.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:17 Smite my hands - In token of my approbation.
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
Then at last my anger will be spent, and I will be satisfied. And when my fury against them has subsided, all Israel will know that I, the LORD, have spoken to them in my jealous anger.
"Then at last my fury against you will be spent, and my jealous anger will subside. I will be calm and will not be angry with you anymore.
O sword, slash to the right, then slash to the left, wherever you will, wherever you want.
Then this message came to me from the LORD:
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