Ezekiel 20:46
Good News Translation
"Mortal man," he said, "look toward the south. Speak against the south and prophesy against the forest of the south.

Contemporary English Version
"Ezekiel, son of man, turn toward the south and warn the forests

Douay-Rheims Bible
Son of man, set thy face against the way of the south, and drop towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

New American Bible
Son of man, turn your face to the south: preach against the south, prophesy against the forest land in the south.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Son of man, set thy face against the way of the south, and drop towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.

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Ezekiel 4:7 And thou shalt turn thy face to the siege of Jerusalem and thy arm shall be stretched out: and thou shalt prophesy against it.

Ezekiel 6:2 Son of man set thy face towards the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them.

toward.

and drop

Ezekiel 21:2 Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and let thy speech flow towards the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel:

Deuteronomy 32:2 Let my doctrine gather as the rain, let my speech distil as the dew, as a shower upon the herb, and as drops upon the grass.

Job 29:22 To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.

Amos 7:16 And the Lord took me when I followed the flock, and the Lord said to me: Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

Micah 2:6 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the cord of a lot in the assembly of the Lord.

Jeremiah 13:19 The cities of the south are shut up, and there is none to open them: all Juda is carried away captive with an entire captivity.

Jeremiah 22:7 And I will prepare against thee the destroyer and his weapons: and they shall cut down thy chosen cedars, and shall cast them headlong into the fire.

Zechariah 11:1,2 Open thy gates, O Libanus, and let fire devour thy cedars. . . .

Context
A Prophecy Against the South
45And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: 46Son of man, set thy face against the way of the south, and drop towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field.47And say to the south forest: Hear the word of the Lord: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will kindle a fire in thee, and will burn in thee every green tree, and every dry tree: the flame of the fire shall not be quenched: and every face shall be burned in it, from the south even to the north.…
Cross References
Isaiah 30:6
The burden of the beasts of the south. In a land of trouble and distress, from whence come the lioness, and the lion, the viper and the flying basilisk, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of beasts, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels to a people that shall not be able to profit them.

Jeremiah 13:19
The cities of the south are shut up, and there is none to open them: all Juda is carried away captive with an entire captivity.

Ezekiel 20:45
And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:

Ezekiel 21:2
Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and let thy speech flow towards the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel:

Ezekiel 21:4
And forasmuch as I have cut off in thee the just and the wicked, therefore shall my sword go forth out of its sheath against all flesh, from the south even to the north.

Amos 7:16
And the Lord took me when I followed the flock, and the Lord said to me: Go, prophesy to my people Israel.

Additional Translations
“Son of man, set your face toward the south, preach against it, and prophesy against the forest of the Negev.Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop your word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

Son of man, set thy face against Thaeman, and look toward Darom, and prophesy against the chief forest of Nageb,

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop [words] against the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

Son of man, set thy face towards the south, and drop thy word towards the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;

Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop [your word] toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the field in the South;

Son of man, set thy face the way of Teman, and prophesy unto the south, and prophesy unto the forest of the field -- the south;
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