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

Ezekiel 21:28Wrench


So, โ€˜son of Adamโ€™, prophesy!
Say, โ€˜Adonai YHVH condemns the Ammon-spawn for laughing [when Jerusalem fell].โ€™ Say, โ€˜The sword!
[Babylon's] sword draws, shined for slaughter, [ready] to devour [you hypocrites] like lightning!


Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 21:28:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNThe inhabitants will believe this is a false divination because of the oaths upon oaths [that their false prophets have sworn to the contrary]. But it will cause [God] to remember their guilt and thus insure their capture.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SR'And you, son of man, prophesy and say, 'This is what the Sovereign YHVH says about the Ammonites and their insults: ''A sword, a sword, drawn for the slaughter, polished to consume and to flash like lightning!
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SN'Son of man, prophesy. Say, 'The Adonai and King speaks about the Ammonites. He also talks about the way they laugh because of Jerusalem's fall. He says, ' ' 'A sword! A sword! Nebuchadnezzar's sword is ready to kill you. It is shined to destroy you. It flashes like lightning.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SN'And now, son of man, prophesy concerning the Ammonites and their mockery. Give them this message from the Sovereign YHVH: My sword is drawn for your slaughter; it is sharpened to destroy, flashing like lightning!
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNAs for you, mortal, prophesy, and say, Thus says the Adonai Elohim concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; say: A sword, a sword! Drawn for slaughter, polished to consume, to flash like lightning.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SN'But, son of man, your job is to prophesy. Tell them, 'This is the Message from YHVH, the Master, against the Ammonites and against their cruel taunts: ''A sword! A sword! Bared to kill, Sharp as a razor, flashing like lightning.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SN"Mortal man, prophesy. Announce what I, the Sovereign Adonai, am saying to the Ammonites, who are insulting Israel. Say to them: "A sword is ready to destroy; It is polished to kill, to flash like lightning.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'And you, son of man, prophesy and say, 'Thus says the Adonai YHVH concerning the sons of Ammon and concerning their reproach,' and say: 'A sword, a sword is drawn, polished for the slaughter, to cause it to consume, that it may be like lightning--
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is furbished, to consume because of the glittering: