New Living Translation
I will bring on you the sword of war you so greatly fear, says the Sovereign LORD.
King James Bible
Ye have feared the sword; and I will bring a sword upon you, saith the Lord GOD.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye have feared the sword, and I will bring a sword upon you, saith the Lord Jehovah.
World English Bible
You have feared the sword; and I will bring the sword on you, says the Lord Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
A sword ye have feared, And a sword I bring in against you, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.
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CommentaryEzekiel 11:8 Parallel Commentaries
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
What I always feared has happened to me. What I dreaded has come true.
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.
Terror and traps and snares will be your lot, you people of the earth.
Those who flee in terror will fall into a trap, and those who escape the trap will be caught in a snare. Destruction falls like rain from the heavens; the foundations of the earth shake.
I will send them great trouble--all the things they feared. For when I called, they did not answer. When I spoke, they did not listen. They deliberately sinned before my very eyes and chose to do what they know I despise."
the very war and famine you fear will catch up to you, and you will die there.
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