New Living Translation
"Son of man, turn and face Jerusalem and prophesy against Israel and her sanctuaries.
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:2 The holy places - The temple and all parts of it.
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
And after I spoke, they had nothing to add, for my counsel satisfied them.
"Meanwhile, keep staring at the siege of Jerusalem. Lie there with your arm bared and prophesy her destruction.
"Son of man, turn and face the south and speak out against it; prophesy against the brushlands of the Negev.
Then this message came to me from the LORD:
"Son of man, turn and face the land of Ammon and prophesy against its people.
"Son of man, turn and face the city of Sidon and prophesy against it.
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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