Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Ezekiel ~~- chapter 21 of 48 (32 verses.)

Ezekiel 21:7Wrench

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The [Israelis] ask you, โ€˜Why are you groaning?โ€™ Answer, โ€˜Because [I've seen] advance warning of [your] future:
every heart melts! All hands go limp. Every spirit faints. All knees [wobble,] weak as water.
Adonai YHVH warns you [hypocrites]:
โ€˜Watch [out]! Terror advances to ravage [you].โ€™โ€

Spiritual Vision

Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 21:7:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SN"Human being, turn your face toward Yerushalayim, preach to the sanctuaries and prophesy to the land of Israโ€™el;
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRAnd when they ask you, 'Why are you groaning?' you shall say, 'Because of the news that is coming. Every heart will melt and every hand go limp; every spirit will become faint and every knee become as weak as water.' It is coming! It will surely take place, declares the Sovereign YHVH.'
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNThey will ask you, 'Why are you groaning?' 'Then you will say, 'Because of the news that is coming. The hearts of all of the people will melt away in fear. Their hands will not be able to help them. Their spirits will grow weak. And their knees will become as weak as water.' 'The news is coming! You can be sure those things will happen,' announces the Adonai and King.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNWhen they ask you why, tell them, `I groan because of the terrifying news I have heard. When it comes true, the boldest heart will melt with fear; all strength will disappear. Every spirit will faint; strong knees will tremble and become as weak as water. And the Sovereign YHVH says: It is coming! It's on its way!' '
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAnd when they say to you, "Why do you moan?" you shall say, "Because of the news that has come. Every heart will melt and all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint and all knees will turn to water. See, it comes and it will be fulfilled," says the Adonai Elohim.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SN'When they ask you, 'Why all this groaning, this carrying on?' say, 'Because of the news that's coming. It'll knock the breath out of everyone. Hearts will stop cold, knees turn to rubber. Yes, it's coming. No stopping it. Decree of YHVH, the Master.''
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNWhen they ask you why you are groaning, tell them it is because of the news that is coming. When it comes, their hearts will be filled with fear, their hands will hang limp, their courage will fail, and their knees will tremble. The time has come; it is here." The Sovereign Adonai has spoken.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'And when they say to you, 'Why do you groan?' you shall say, 'Because of the news that is coming; and every heart will melt, all hands will be feeble, every spirit will faint and all knees will be weak as water. Behold, it comes and it will happen,' declares the Adonai YHVH.'
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd it shall be, when they say unto thee, Wherefore sighest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings; because it cometh: and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it cometh, and shall be brought to pass, saith the Lord GOD.