King james bible none eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto thee, to have compassion upon thee. This is what the sovereign lord says to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys. Ezekiel 16 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the bible. The word of the lord came to me, ezekiel the priest, the son of buzi, in the land of the chaldaeans by the river chebar. Rather, you were thrown out into the open field, for on the day you were born you were.
Ezekiel 16 new international version niv jerusalem as an adulterous wife. Ezekiel ministered to his generation who were both exceedingly sinful and thoroughly hopeless. Sin is charged upon jerusalem as the cause of this desolationcontempt of gods law and profanation of his sanctuary wrath is threatened, great wrath, a variety of miseries v. New world translation of the holy scriptures the book of ezekiel. Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of canaan. The crossing of the red sea forms the background for 11. The woman israel was not faithful, and harlotry entered the relationship. According to the book itself, it records six visions of the prophet ezekiel, exiled in babylon, during the 22 years from 593 to 571 bc, although it is the product of a long and complex history and does not necessarily preserve the very. This book contains prophecies attributed to the prophetpriest ezekiel, and is one of the books of the prophets. Now viewing scripture range from the book of ezekiel chapter 16. The paperback bible presents the bible by the book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. Rather, you were thrown out into the open field, for on the day you were born you were despised. Ezekiel 16 is the sixteenth chapter of the book of ezekiel in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible.
The overthrow of sodom and gomorrah is referred to in 1. Ezekiel 16 kjv again the word of the lord came unto bible. And when i passed by thee while as yet no body took so much care of thee as to wash thee from thy native filthiness, i took pity on thee. Ezekiel 6 niv doom for the mountains of israel the. Instead, you were thrown out into the open field, because you were despised on the day of your birth.
A few only of the last portion were to escape, symbolized by the hairs bound in ezekiels skirts ezekiel 5. Your ancestry and birth were in the land of the canaanites. Ezekiel 2 ezekiel 3 ezekiel 4 ezekiel 5 ezekiel 6 ezekiel 7 ezekiel 8 ezekiel 9 ezekiel 10 ezekiel 11 ezekiel 12 ezekiel ezekiel 14 ezekiel 15 ezekiel 16. A few only of the last portion were to escape, symbolized by the hairs bound in ezekiel s skirts ezekiel 5. The prophet ezekiel is the author of the book ezekiel 1. To explain the unfolding tragedy of destruction and exile, yechezkel employs another metaphor, portraying israel as a baby abandoned in the wilderness. Ezekiel names a culprit in verse 11, jaazaniah the son of shaphan. None eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto thee, to have compassion upon thee. Ezekiel s in babylon, having been exiled there after the first siege of judah by the babylonians. He actually read the newlydiscovered book of the law to king josiah. The book of ezekiel is the third of the latter prophets in the tanakh and one of the major prophetic books in the old testament, following isaiah and jeremiah. Ezekiel 16, new king james version nkjv the bible app.
This book is basically about the destruction and exile of judah and the promise of its eventual restoration by god. I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became mine, declares the lord god. His name, which in hebrew is yehezqel god strengthens was very much in keeping with the mission god planned for him. You mountains of israel, hear the word of the sovereign lord. The skirts being able to contain but few express that extreme limit to. Even of these some were to be thrown into the fiery ordeal again ezekiel 5. We are obviously dealing with a marriage relationship between god and jerusalem, representing all of israel. A member of a priestly family, he was taken to babylon in the first deportation 597 b. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition. Other forerunner commentary entries containing ezekiel 16. Take a third and strike it with the sword all around the city.
Ignored by most, a kind passerby picks her up, protects her and cares for her. The book of ezekiel was likely written between 593 and 565 b. Ezekiel 16 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history. Barnes book notes jamieson, fausset, and brown book notes robertsons book notes nt commentaries adam clarke barnes notes forerunner commentary. The city remained as an unwanted child until, at the lords direction, david captured it from the jebusites and made it the capital of his kingdom 2 samuel 5. Consider what the 3 woes meant in the book of revelation. Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as i was among the captives by the river of chebar, that the heavens were opened, and i saw visions of god 1. Ezekiel 16 jerusalem as an adulterous wife the bible. I said unto thee, live this is such a command as sends forth a power to. Ezekiel 16 niv bible the word of the lord came to me. But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and pouredst out thy fornications on every one that passed by.
Your origin and your birth are of the land of the canaanites. And when i passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, i said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, live. Book notes barnes book notes jamieson, fausset, and brown book notes. Prophecy, vision of celestial chariot, four living creatures, temple, gog of magog. Son of man, i am about to break the staff of bread in jerusalem so they shall eat bread which they have weighed out anxiously and drink water which they have measured out fearfully. Commentary on ezekiel 16 by matthew henry blue letter bible. In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king jehoiachins captivity. If this is the same shaphan that served as secretary under king josiah ii kings 22, see notes, then he was instrumental under king josiah of bringing the nation back to god during that era. From the first chapter, which graphically describes the overwhelming invasion of the divine presence into ezekiel s world, to the last phrase of ezekiel s vision the lord is there the book sounds and echoes gods. And nowhere in the bible are gods initiative and control expressed more clearly and pervasively than in the book of ezekiel. Ezekiel bible study outlinecontents by chapter and verse. Ezekiel 17 ezekiel 18 ezekiel 19 ezekiel 20 ezekiel 21 ezekiel 22 ezekiel 23 ezekiel 24 ezekiel 25. Ezekiel 6 new international version niv doom for the mountains of israel. Ezekiel 16, english standard version 2016 esv the bible app.1231 79 1033 1187 1391 803 722 1267 144 1172 1483 372 815 184 433 503 1050 1521 223 182 1025 567 574 577 1025 799 1181 142 1412 808