Ezekiel 11:14

The Promise of Israel’s Return

14 The word of the LORD came to me:

Ezekiel 11:14 in Other Translations

14 Again the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
14 And the word of the LORD came to me:
14 Then this message came to me from the LORD :
14 The answer from God came back:
14 The word of the Lord came to me again:

Ezekiel 11:14 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 11:14

Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying
In answer to his prayer. The Targum calls it,

``the word of prophecy from the Lord;''
this was by way of comfort to the captives in Babylon, as the former was by way of threatening to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 11:14 In-Context

12 And you will know that I am the LORD, for you have not followed my decrees or kept my laws but have conformed to the standards of the nations around you.”
13 Now as I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell facedown and cried out in a loud voice, “Alas, Sovereign LORD! Will you completely destroy the remnant of Israel?”
14 The word of the LORD came to me:
15 “Son of man, the people of Jerusalem have said of your fellow exiles and all the other Israelites, ‘They are far away from the LORD; this land was given to us as our possession.’
16 “Therefore say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Although I sent them far away among the nations and scattered them among the countries, yet for a little while I have been a sanctuary for them in the countries where they have gone.’
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