New International Version
"Son of man, set your face toward the south; preach against the south and prophesy against the forest of the southland.
King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, set thy face toward the south, and drop [words] against the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
World English Bible
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;
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Set thy face toward the south - Towards Judea, which lay south from Babylon, or Mesopotamia, where the prophet then dwelt.
The forest of the south field - The city of Jerusalem, as full of inhabitants as the forest is of trees.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
toward. Towards Judea, which lay south of Mesopotamia, where the prophet now dwelt.
the forest The city of Jerusalem, as full of inhabitants as the forest is of trees.
LibraryTen Reasons Demonstrating the Commandment of the Sabbath to be Moral.
1. Because all the reasons of this commandment are moral and perpetual; and God has bound us to the obedience of this commandment with more forcible reasons than to any of the rest--First, because he foresaw that irreligious men would either more carelessly neglect, or more boldly break this commandment than any other; secondly, because that in the practice of this commandment the keeping of all the other consists; which makes God so often complain that all his worship is neglected or overthrown, …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
A prophecy concerning the animals of the Negev: Through a land of hardship and distress, of lions and lionesses, of adders and darting snakes, the envoys carry their riches on donkeys' backs, their treasures on the humps of camels, to that unprofitable nation,
The cities in the Negev will be shut up, and there will be no one to open them. All Judah will be carried into exile, carried completely away.
The word of the LORD came to me:
"Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel
Because I am going to cut off the righteous and the wicked, my sword will be unsheathed against everyone from south to north.
Now then, hear the word of the LORD. You say, "'Do not prophesy against Israel, and stop preaching against the descendants of Isaac.'
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