Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Ezekiel ~~- chapter 22 of 48 (31 verses.)

Ezekiel 22:12Wrench

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In you (Jerusalem) [leaders] take bribes to shed blood.
You take [interest,] both predatory interest [that fatally stings poor people], and smaller interest charges [that debase your currency].
You amass greedy gain from your neighbors by extortion.
You've forgotten me,’ rules Adonai YHVH.


Other English Bible translations of Ezekiel 22:12:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNIn you, people take bribes to shed blood; you demand and accept interest on loans; in greed you make profits off your neighbors by extorting them; and you have forgotten me,’ says Adonai Elohim.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRIn you men accept bribes to shed blood; you take usury and excessive interest and make unjust gain from your neighbors by extortion. And you have forgotten me, declares the Sovereign YHVH.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SN' ' 'You accept money from people who want special favors. You do it to spill someone's blood. You charge too much interest when you lend money. You get rich by cheating your neighbors. And you have forgotten me,' announces the Adonai and King.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNThere are hired murderers, loan racketeers, and extortioners everywhere! They never even think of me and my commands, says the Sovereign YHVH.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNIn you, they take bribes to shed blood; you take both advance interest and accrued interest, and make gain of your neighbors by extortion; and you have forgotten me, says the Adonai Elohim.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNMurder is for hire, usury is rampant, extortion is commonplace. ''And you've forgotten me. Decree of YHVH, the Master.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNSome of your people murder for pay. Some charge interest on the loans they make to other Israelites and get rich by taking advantage of them. They have forgotten me." The Sovereign Adonai has spoken.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me,' declares the Adonai YHVH.
King James Version (unedited)KJVIn thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.