Ezekiel 9:7
Modern Translations
New International Version
Then he said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go!" So they went out and began killing throughout the city.

New Living Translation
“Defile the Temple!” the LORD commanded. “Fill its courtyards with corpses. Go!” So they went and began killing throughout the city.

English Standard Version
Then he said to them, “Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go out.” So they went out and struck in the city.

Berean Study Bible
Then He told them, “Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go forth!” So they went out and began killing throughout the city.

New American Standard Bible
He also said to them, “Defile the temple and fill the courtyards with the dead. Go out!” So they went out and struck and killed the people in the city.

NASB 1995
And He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!" Thus they went out and struck down the people in the city.

NASB 1977
And He said to them, “Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!” Thus they went out and struck down the people in the city.

Amplified Bible
And He said to the executioners, “Defile the temple and fill its courtyards with the dead. Go out!” So they went out and struck down the people in the city.

Christian Standard Bible
Then he said to them, “Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go! ” So they went out killing people in the city.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courts with the slain. Go!" So they went out killing people in the city.

Contemporary English Version
Then the LORD said, "Pollute the temple by piling the dead bodies in the courtyards. Now get busy!" They left and started killing the people of Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
God said to them, "Defile the Temple. Fill its courtyards with corpses. Get to work!" So they began to kill the people in the city.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said to them, "Dishonor the temple! Fill its courtyards with dead people, and then leave." So they went out and killed the people in the city.

International Standard Version
"Desecrate my Temple," he told them, "and fill its courtyard with the dead!" So they went out and began striking down people throughout the city.

NET Bible
He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courtyards with corpses. Go!" So they went out and struck people down throughout the city.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.

New King James Version
Then He said to them, “Defile the temple, and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!” And they went out and killed in the city.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go you forth. And they went forth, and killed in the city.

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go forth." They went forth, and struck in the city.

World English Bible
He said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go forth! They went forth, and struck in the city.

American King James Version
And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go you forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

A Faithful Version
And He said to them, "Defile the temple, and fill the courts with the slain. Go out!" And they went out and slaughtered in the city.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew in the city.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And he sayde vnto them, Defile the house, and fill the courtes with the slaine, then goe foorth: and they went out, and slewe them in the citie.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And he sayde vnto them, Defyle ye the temple, fyll the courtes with the slayne, then go your way foorth. So they went out, and slue downe through the citie.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
for he had sayde vnto them: When ye haue defyled the Temple, and fylled the courte with the slayne, then go youre waye forth. So they wete out and slewe downe thorow ye cite.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And they begin among the aged men who [are] before the house, and He says to them, “Defile the house, and fill the courts with the wounded, go forth.” And they have gone forth and have struck in the city.

Young's Literal Translation
And they begin among the aged men who are before the house, and He saith unto them, 'Defile the house, and fill the courts with the wounded, go forth.' And they have gone forth and have smitten in the city.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he will say to them, Defile the house, and fill the enclosures with the wounded: go ye forth. And they went forth and struck in the city.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Defile the house, and ill the courts with the slain: go ye forth. And they went forth, and slew them that were in the city.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And he said to them: “Defile the house, and fill its courts with the slain! Go forth!” And they went forth and struck down those who were in the city.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he said to them: “Defile the house and fill the courts with the slain. Go out. Kill in the city!

Lamsa Bible
And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain; then go forth and slay in the city.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And He said unto them: 'Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain; go ye forth.' And they went forth, and smote in the city.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said to them, Defile the house, and go out and fill the ways with dead bodies, and smite.








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