New International Version
"Son of man, prophesy and say, 'This is what the Lord says: "'A sword, a sword, sharpened and polished--
King James Bible
Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus saith the LORD; Say, A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also furbished:
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus saith Jehovah: Say, A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also furbished.
World English Bible
Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus says Yahweh: Say, A sword, a sword, it is sharpened, and also furbished;
Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, prophesy, and thou hast said, Thus said Jehovah, say: A sword, a sword is sharpened, and also polished.
Ezekiel 21:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wherefore sighest thou? - The prophet was a sign unto them.
His sighing and mourning showed them how they should act.
All knees shall be weak as water - See the note on Ezekiel 7:17.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryCarried Captive into Babylon
In the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem," to besiege the city. 2 Kings 25:1. The outlook for Judah was hopeless. "Behold, I am against thee," the Lord Himself declared through Ezekiel. "I the Lord have drawn forth My sword out of his sheath" it shall not return any more. . . . Every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water." "I will pour out Mine indignation …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
when I sharpen my flashing sword and my hand grasps it in judgment, I will take vengeance on my adversaries and repay those who hate me.
Harness the horses, mount the steeds! Take your positions with helmets on! Polish your spears, put on your armor!
The word of the LORD came to me:
Jump to PreviousFurbished Polished Prophesy Prophet Sharp Sharpened Sword Words
Jump to NextFurbished Polished Prophesy Prophet Sharp Sharpened Sword Words
LinksEzekiel 21:9 NIV
Ezekiel 21:9 NLT
Ezekiel 21:9 ESV
Ezekiel 21:9 NASB
Ezekiel 21:9 KJV
Ezekiel 21:9 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 21:9 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 21:9 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 21:9 French Bible
Ezekiel 21:9 German Bible
Ezekiel 21:9 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.