Ezekiel 12:14

14 I will scatter to the winds all those around him—his staff and all his troops—and I will pursue them with drawn sword.

Ezekiel 12:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.
ESV
14 And I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him, his helpers and all his troops, and I will unsheathe the sword after them.
NLT
14 I will scatter his servants and warriors to the four winds and send the sword after them.
MSG
14 I'll scatter to the four winds those who helped him escape, along with his troops, and many will die in battle.
CSB
14 I will also scatter all the attendants who surround him and all his troops to every direction of the wind, and I will draw a sword [to chase] after them.

Ezekiel 12:14 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 12:14

And I will scatter to every wind all that [are] about him to
help him
Either his bodyguards, the men of war that were with him when he fled, ( Jeremiah 52:7 ) ; or his auxiliary troops, the Egyptians, whom he had taken into his pay for his assistance: and all his bands:
or "wings" F23; the wings of his army. The Targum interprets it his army; these were all scattered from him when he was taken, ( Jeremiah 52:8 ) ; and I will draw out the sword after them:
which fled into Egypt, and other countries; so that they did not escape, though they went not into captivity; see ( Ezekiel 5:12 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F23 (wypga) "alas militum", Montanus; "alas ejus", Cocceius, Starckius; so Ben Melech.

Ezekiel 12:14 In-Context

12 “The prince among them will put his things on his shoulder at dusk and leave, and a hole will be dug in the wall for him to go through. He will cover his face so that he cannot see the land.
13 I will spread my net for him, and he will be caught in my snare; I will bring him to Babylonia, the land of the Chaldeans, but he will not see it, and there he will die.
14 I will scatter to the winds all those around him—his staff and all his troops—and I will pursue them with drawn sword.
15 “They will know that I am the LORD, when I disperse them among the nations and scatter them through the countries.
16 But I will spare a few of them from the sword, famine and plague, so that in the nations where they go they may acknowledge all their detestable practices. Then they will know that I am the LORD.”

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 2 Kings 25:5; S Jeremiah 21:7; S Ezekiel 5:10,12; Ezekiel 17:21