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

Ezekiel 21:21Wrench

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The Babylonian Emperor stands at the junction of the headways of two roads.
There he uses divination [to plan his war strategy].
He gains clarity by [throwing] arrows [into the air, then letting them fall on the ground to show the way].
He begs advice from his idol-gods.
He peers into [a sacrificed animal's] liver [for guidance].

The Occult

Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 21:21:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SN"Sword! Slash to the right; destroy to the left, whichever way your edge is aimed!
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRFor the king of Babylon will stop at the fork in the road, at the junction of the two roads, to seek an omen: He will cast lots with arrows, he will consult his idols, he will examine the liver.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SN'The king of Babylonia will stop at the place where the two roads meet. He will ask his gods to tell him which way to go. He will cast lots by pulling arrows out of a bag. And he will look carefully at the liver of a sheep.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNThe king of Babylon now stands at the fork, uncertain whether to attack Jerusalem or Rabbah. He will call his magicians to use divination. They will cast lots by shaking arrows from the quiver. They will inspect the livers of their animal sacrifices.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNFor the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the fork in the two roads, to use divination; he shakes the arrows, he consults the teraphim, he inspects the liver.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNThe king of Babylon stands at the fork in the road and he decides by divination which of the two roads to take. He draws straws, he throws god-dice, he examines a goat liver.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNThe king of Babylonia stands by the signpost at the fork of the road. To discover which way to go, he shakes the arrows; he consults his idols; he examines the liver of a sacrificed animal.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination; he shakes the arrows, he consults the household idols, he looks at the liver.
King James Version (unedited)KJVFor the king of Babylon stood at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he made his arrows bright, he consulted with images, he looked in the liver.