Ezekiel 45:9
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"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign LORD.

King James Bible
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel! Put away violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice; take off your exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah.

World English Bible
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; dispossessing my people, says the Lord Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
'Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Enough to you -- princes of Israel; violence and spoil turn aside, and judgment and righteousness do; lift up your exactions from off My people -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Take away your exactions from my people - This is the voice of God to all the rulers of the earth.

Take away your exactions; do not oppress the people; they are mine. Abolish all oppressive taxes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let it

Ezekiel 44:6 And you shall say to the rebellious, even to the house of Israel, Thus said the Lord GOD; O you house of Israel...

1 Peter 4:3 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have worked the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts...


Nehemiah 5:10 I likewise, and my brothers, and my servants, might exact of them money and corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury.

Psalm 82:2-5 How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah...

Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Jeremiah 22:3 Thus said the LORD; Execute you judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong...

Zechariah 8:16 These are the things that you shall do; Speak you every man the truth to his neighbor...

Luke 3:14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man...


Ezekiel 43:14-16 And from the bottom on the ground even to the lower settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit...

take away

Nehemiah 5:1-13 And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews...

1 Corinthians 6:7,8 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong...

exactions [heb] expulsions

Job 20:19 Because he has oppressed and has forsaken the poor; because he has violently taken away an house which he built not;

Job 22:9 You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Job 24:2-12 Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed thereof...

Micah 2:1,2,9 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil on their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it...

Of the Third Seal.
The third animated being is the index of the third seal, in a human form, his station being towards the south, and consequently shows that this seal begins with an emperor proceeding from that cardinal point of the compass; probably with Septimius Severus, the African, an emperor from the south, of whom Eutropius writes in the following manner: "Deriving his origin from Africa, from the province of Tripolis, from the town of Leptis, the only emperor from Africa within all remembrance, before or since."
Joseph Mede—A Key to the Apocalypse

Cross References
Nehemiah 5:1
Now the men and their wives raised a great outcry against their fellow Jews.

Jeremiah 6:7
As a well pours out its water, so she pours out her wickedness. Violence and destruction resound in her; her sickness and wounds are ever before me.

Jeremiah 22:3
This is what the LORD says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 7:11
Violence has arisen, a rod to punish the wicked. None of the people will be left, none of that crowd-- none of their wealth, nothing of value.

Ezekiel 7:23
"'Prepare chains! For the land is full of bloodshed, and the city is full of violence.

Ezekiel 8:17
He said to me, "Have you seen this, son of man? Is it a trivial matter for the people of Judah to do the detestable things they are doing here? Must they also fill the land with violence and continually arouse my anger? Look at them putting the branch to their nose!

Ezekiel 44:6
Say to rebellious Israel, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Enough of your detestable practices, people of Israel!

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