New International Version
The LORD said to me, "Son of man, these are the men who are plotting evil and giving wicked advice in this city.
King James Bible
Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city:
Darby Bible Translation
And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and give wicked counsel in this city:
World English Bible
He said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city;
Young's Literal Translation
And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, these are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are giving evil counsel in this city;
Ezekiel 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
At the door of the gate five and twenty men - The same persons, no doubt, who appear, Ezekiel 8:16, worshipping the sun.
Jaazaniah the son of Azur - In Ezekiel 8:16, we find a Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan. If Shaphan was also called Azur, they may be the same person. But it is most likely that there were two of this name, and both chiefs among the people.
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The Lord hears the unkind speeches of the prosperous when they speak bitterly of those who are plunged in adversity. Read the context--"Son of man, thy brethren, even thy brethren, the men of thy kindred, and all the house of Israel wholly, are they unto whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, Get you far from the Lord: unto us is this land given in possession." This unbrotherly language moved the Lord to send the prophet Ezekiel with good and profitable words to the children of the captivity. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 34: 1888
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,
You who practice deceit, your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor.
"Woe to the obstinate children," declares the LORD, "to those who carry out plans that are not mine, forming an alliance, but not by my Spirit, heaping sin upon sin;
So I will go to the leaders and speak to them; surely they know the way of the LORD, the requirements of their God." But with one accord they too had broken off the yoke and torn off the bonds.
Calamity upon calamity will come, and rumor upon rumor. They will go searching for a vision from the prophet, priestly instruction in the law will cease, the counsel of the elders will come to an end.
Woe to those who plan iniquity, to those who plot evil on their beds! At morning's light they carry it out because it is in their power to do it.
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