Ezekiel 22:6
Good News Translation
All Israel's leaders trust in their own strength and commit murder.

Contemporary English Version
Your own leaders use their power to murder.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

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Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.

the princes

Ezekiel 22:27 Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

Nehemiah 9:34 Our kings, our princes, our priests, and our fathers have not kept thy law, and have not minded thy commandments, and thy testimonies which thou hast testified among them.

Isaiah 1:23 Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards. They judge not for the fatherless: and the widow's cause cometh not in to them.

Jeremiah 2:26,27 As the thief is confounded when he is taken, so is the house of Israel confounded, they and their kings, their princes and their priests, and their prophets. . . .

Jeremiah 5:5 I will go therefore to the great men, and will speak to them: for they have known the way of the Lord, the judgment of their God: and behold these have altogether broken the yoke more, and have burst the bonds.

Jeremiah 32:32 Because of all the evil of the children of Israel, and of the children of Juda, which they have done, provoking me to wrath, they and their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets, the men of Juda, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Daniel 9:8 O Lord, to us belongeth confusion of face, to our kings, to our princes, and to our fathers, that have sinned.

Micah 3:1-3,9-11 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Zechariah 3:3 And Jesus was clothed with filthy garments: and he stood before the face of the angel.

power [heb] arm

Micah 2:1 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

Context
The Sins of Jerusalem
5Those that are near, and those that are far from thee, shall triumph over thee: thou filthy one, infamous, great in destruction. 6Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood.7They have abused father and mother in thee, they have oppressed the stranger in the midst of thee, they have grieved the fatherless and widow in thee.…
Cross References
Isaiah 1:23
Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards. They judge not for the fatherless: and the widow's cause cometh not in to them.

Ezekiel 21:12
Cry, and howl, O son of man, for this sword is upon my people, it is upon all the princes of Israel, that are fled: they are delivered up to the sword with my people, strike therefore upon thy thigh,

Ezekiel 22:3
And thou shalt shew her all her abominations, and shalt say: Thus saith the Lord God: This is the city that sheddeth blood in the midst of her, that her time may come: and that hath made idols against herself, to defile herself.

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes in the midst of her, are like wolves ravening the prey to shed blood, and to destroy souls, and to run after gains through covetousness.

Additional Translations
See how every prince of Israel within you has used his power to shed blood.Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in you to their power to shed blood.

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one according to his power, have been in thee to shed blood.

Behold, the princes of the house of Israel have conspired in thee each one with his kindred, that they might shed blood.

Behold, the princes of Israel have been in thee to shed blood, each according to his power.

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one according to his power, have been in thee to shed blood.

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in thee to their power to shed blood.

Behold, the princes of Israel, everyone according to his power, have been in you to shed blood.

Lo, princes of Israel -- each according to his arm Have been in thee to shed blood.
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