Ezekiel 21:16
Good News Translation
Cut to the right and the left, you sharp sword! Cut wherever you turn.

Contemporary English Version
It will slash right and left, wherever the blade is pointed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be thou sharpened, go to the right hand, or to the left, which way soever thou hast a mind to set thy face.

New American Bible
Slash to the right! turn to the left, Wherever your edge is directed!

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Be thou sharpened, go to the right hand, or to the left, which way soever thou hast a mind to set thy face.

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Ezekiel 21:4,20 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. . . .

Ezekiel 14:17 Or if I bring the sword upon that land, and say to the sword: Pass through the land: and I destroy man and beast out of it:

Ezekiel 16:46 And thy elder sister is Samaria, she and her daughters that dwell at thy left hand: and thy younger sister that dwelleth at thy right hand is Sodom, and her daughters.

either

Genesis 13:9 Behold the whole land is before thee: depart from me, I pray thee: if thou wilt go to the left hand, I will take the right: if thou choose the right hand, I will pass to the left.

or on the left.

Context
The LORD's Sword of Judgment
15And languish in heart, and that multiplieth ruins. In all their gates I have set the dread of the sharp sword, the sword that is furbished to glitter, that is made ready for slaughter. 16Be thou sharpened, go to the right hand, or to the left, which way soever thou hast a mind to set thy face.17And I will clap my hands together, and will satisfy my indignation: I the Lord have spoken.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 21:15
And languish in heart, and that multiplieth ruins. In all their gates I have set the dread of the sharp sword, the sword that is furbished to glitter, that is made ready for slaughter.

Ezekiel 21:17
And I will clap my hands together, and will satisfy my indignation: I the Lord have spoken.

Additional Translations
Slash to the right; set your blade to the left—wherever your blade is directed.Go you one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, wherever your face is set.

Gather thee together, go to the right, set thyself in array, go to the left, whithersoever thy face is set.

And do thou go on, sharpen thyself on the right and on the left whithersoever thy face may set itself.

Gather up [strength], go to the right hand, turn thee, go to the left, whithersoever thy face is appointed.

Gather thee together, go to the right; set thyself in array, go to the left; whithersoever thy face is set.

Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face is set.

Gather yourselves together, go to the right, set yourselves in array, go to the left, wherever your face is set.

Take possession of the right, place thyself at the left, Whither thy face is appointed.
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