Ezekiel 33:23

23 Then the word of the LORD came to me:

Ezekiel 33:23 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
23 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
English Standard Version (ESV)
23 The word of the LORD came to me:
New Living Translation (NLT)
23 Then this message came to me from the LORD :
The Message Bible (MSG)
23 God's Message came to me:
American Standard Version (ASV)
23 And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
23 The LORD spoke his word to me. He said,
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
23 Then the word of the Lord came to me:
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
23 Then a message came to me from the Lord. He said,

Ezekiel 33:23 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 33:23

Then the word of the Lord came unto me
After the messenger had delivered his message, and he had received it, and conversed with him about it: saying:
as follows:

Ezekiel 33:23 In-Context

21 In the twelfth year of our exile, in the tenth month on the fifth day, a man who had escaped from Jerusalem came to me and said, “The city has fallen!”
22 Now the evening before the man arrived, the hand of the LORD was on me, and he opened my mouth before the man came to me in the morning. So my mouth was opened and I was no longer silent.
23 Then the word of the LORD came to me:
24 “Son of man, the people living in those ruins in the land of Israel are saying, ‘Abraham was only one man, yet he possessed the land. But we are many; surely the land has been given to us as our possession.’
25 Therefore say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Since you eat meat with the blood still in it and look to your idols and shed blood, should you then possess the land?
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