Ezekiel 12:7
New International Version
So I did as I was commanded. During the day I brought out my things packed for exile. Then in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands. I took my belongings out at dusk, carrying them on my shoulders while they watched.

New Living Translation
So I did as I was told. In broad daylight I brought my pack outside, filled with the things I might carry into exile. Then in the evening while the people looked on, I dug through the wall with my hands and went out into the night with my pack on my shoulder.

English Standard Version
And I did as I was commanded. I brought out my baggage by day, as baggage for exile, and in the evening I dug through the wall with my own hands. I brought out my baggage at dusk, carrying it on my shoulder in their sight.

Berean Study Bible
So I did as I was commanded. I brought out my bags for exile by day, and in the evening I dug through the wall by hand. I took my belongings out at dusk, carrying them on my shoulder as they watched.

King James Bible
And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the even I digged through the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bare it upon my shoulder in their sight.

New King James Version
So I did as I was commanded. I brought out my belongings by day, as though going into captivity, and at evening I dug through the wall with my hand. I brought them out at twilight, and I bore them on my shoulder in their sight.

New American Standard Bible
Then I did so, just as I had been commanded. By day I brought out my baggage like the baggage of an exile. Then in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands; I went out in the dark and carried the baggage on my shoulder in their sight.

NASB 1995
I did so, as I had been commanded. By day I brought out my baggage like the baggage of an exile. Then in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands; I went out in the dark and carried the baggage on my shoulder in their sight.

NASB 1977
And I did so, as I had been commanded. By day I brought out my baggage like the baggage of an exile. Then in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands; I went out in the dark and carried the baggage on my shoulder in their sight.

Amplified Bible
I did as I had been commanded. I brought out my provisions and supplies during the day, like the provisions and supplies of an exile, and in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands. I brought out my provisions and supplies in the dark, carrying it on my shoulder as they watched.

Christian Standard Bible
So I did just as I was commanded. In the daytime I brought out my bags like an exile’s bags. In the evening I dug through the wall by hand; I took them out in the dark, carrying them on my shoulder in their sight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So I did just as I was commanded. In the daytime I brought out my bags like an exile’s bags. In the evening I dug through the wall by hand; I took them out in the dark, carrying them on my shoulder in their sight.

American Standard Version
And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for removing, and in the even I digged through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the dark, and bare it upon my shoulder in their sight.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I did so as he commanded me. I brought out my baggage by day as the baggage of captivity, and I broke through the wall in the evening, and I went out in thick darkness and I carried it on my shoulder in their sight

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I did thus according to all that he commanded me; and I carried forth my baggage for captivity by day, and in the evening I dug through the wall for myself, and went out secretly; I was taken up on men's shoulders before them.

Contemporary English Version
I did everything the LORD had said. I packed a few things. Then as the sun was going down, and while everyone was watching, I dug a hole through one of the walls of my house. I pulled out my bag, then lifted it to my shoulders and left in the darkness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I did therefore as he had commanded me: I brought forth my goods by day, as the goods of one that removeth: and in the evening I digged through the wall with my hand: and I went forth in the dark, and was carried on men's shoulders in their sight.

English Revised Version
And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for removing, and in the even I digged through the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth in the dark, and bare it upon my shoulder in their sight.

Good News Translation
I did what the LORD told me to do. That day I packed a bundle as a refugee would, and that evening as it was getting dark I dug a hole in the wall with my hands and went out. While everyone watched, I put the pack on my shoulder and left.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I did what I was ordered to do. During the day I brought out bags as if I were going into exile. In the evening I dug a hole through the wall. I brought out my bags in the dark. I let the people see me as I carried my bags on my shoulders.

International Standard Version
I did just as I was commanded. I brought out the luggage as if it were luggage for exile. I did this during the day. Then in the evening I dug a hole in the wall with my hand and brought the luggage out in total darkness and carried it out on my shoulder while they were watching.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for exile, and in the even I digged through the wall with my hand; I carried out in the darkness, and bore it upon my shoulder in their sight.

Literal Standard Version
And I do so, as I have been commanded; I have brought forth my vessels as vessels of removal by day, and I have dug through the wall with my hand in the evening; I have brought forth in the darkness, I have carried away on the shoulder, before their eyes.

NET Bible
So I did just as I was commanded. I carried out my belongings packed for exile during the day, and at evening I dug myself a hole through the wall with my hands. I went out in the darkness, carrying my baggage on my shoulder while they watched.

New Heart English Bible
I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for removing, and in the even I dug through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the dark, and bore it on my shoulder in their sight.

World English Bible
I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for removing, and in the even I dug through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the dark, and bore it on my shoulder in their sight.

Young's Literal Translation
And I do so, as I have been commanded; my vessels I have brought forth as vessels of removal by day, and at even I have dug for me through the wall with the hand; in the darkness I have brought forth, on the shoulder I have borne away, before their eyes.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Signs of the Coming Captivity
6And as they watch, lift your bags to your shoulder and take them out at dusk; cover your face so that you cannot see the land. For I have made you a sign to the house of Israel.” 7So I did as I was commanded. I brought out my bags for exile by day, and in the evening I dug through the wall by hand. I took my belongings out at dusk, carrying them on my shoulder as they watched. 8And in the morning the word of the LORD came to me, saying,…

Cross References
Ezekiel 12:3
Therefore, son of man, pack your bags for exile. In broad daylight, set out from your place and go to another as they watch. Perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house.

Ezekiel 12:8
And in the morning the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Ezekiel 24:18
So I spoke to the people in the morning, and in the evening my wife died. And the next morning I did as I had been commanded.

Ezekiel 37:7
So I prophesied as I had been commanded. And as I prophesied, there was suddenly a noise, a rattling, and the bones came together, bone to bone.

Ezekiel 37:10
So I prophesied as He had commanded me, and the breath entered them, and they came to life and stood on their feet--a vast army.


Treasury of Scripture

And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the even I dig through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bore it on my shoulder in their sight.

I did so

Ezekiel 2:8
But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.

Ezekiel 24:18
So I spake unto the people in the morning: and at even my wife died; and I did in the morning as I was commanded.

Ezekiel 37:7,10
So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone…

I brought

Ezekiel 12:3-6
Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight; and thou shalt remove from thy place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they be a rebellious house…

digged [heb] digged for me











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So I did
וָאַ֣עַשׂ (wā·’a·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I was commanded.
צֻוֵּיתִי֒ (ṣuw·wê·ṯî)
Verb - Pual - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

I brought out
הוֹצֵ֜אתִי (hō·w·ṣê·ṯî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

my bags
כֵּ֠לַי (kê·lay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

for exile
גוֹלָה֙ (ḡō·w·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1473: Exile, exiles

by day,
יוֹמָ֔ם (yō·w·mām)
Adverb
Strong's 3119: Daytime, by day

and in the evening
וּבָעֶ֛רֶב (ū·ḇā·‘e·reḇ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6153: Evening

I dug
חָתַֽרְתִּי־ (ḥā·ṯar·tî-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2864: To force a, passage, as by burglary, with oars

through the wall
בַקִּ֖יר (ḇaq·qîr)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7023: A wall

by hand.
בְּיָ֑ד (bə·yāḏ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

I took [my belongings] out
הוֹצֵ֛אתִי (hō·w·ṣê·ṯî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

at dusk,
בָּעֲלָטָ֥ה (bā·‘ă·lā·ṭāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5939: Thick darkness

carrying
נָשָׂ֖אתִי (nā·śā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

them on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

my shoulder
כָּתֵ֥ף (kā·ṯêp̄)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 3802: The shoulder, side-piece, lateral projection of anything

as they watched.
לְעֵינֵיהֶֽם׃ (lə·‘ê·nê·hem)
Preposition-l | Noun - cdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain


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