New Living Translation
I gave them over to worthless decrees and regulations that would not lead to life.
King James Bible
Wherefore I gave them also statutes that were not good, and judgments whereby they should not live;
Darby Bible Translation
And I also gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances whereby they should not live;
World English Bible
Moreover also I gave them statutes that were not good, and ordinances in which they should not live;
Young's Literal Translation
And I also, I have given to them statutes not good, And judgments by which they do not live.
Ezekiel 20:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:25 Wherefore - Because they rejected my good laws and judgments. I gave them - Not by enjoining, but by permitting them to make such for themselves. Not good - That were pernicious to the users.
LibraryThe Old Testament Canon from Its Beginning to Its Close.
The first important part of the Old Testament put together as a whole was the Pentateuch, or rather, the five books of Moses and Joshua. This was preceded by smaller documents, which one or more redactors embodied in it. The earliest things committed to writing were probably the ten words proceeding from Moses himself, afterwards enlarged into the ten commandments which exist at present in two recensions (Exod. xx., Deut. v.) It is true that we have the oldest form of the decalogue from the Jehovist …
Samuel Davidson—The Canon of the Bible
"In the Spirit and Power of Elias"
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
The Covenant of Works
Yes, they knew God, but they wouldn't worship him as God or even give him thanks. And they began to think up foolish ideas of what God was like. As a result, their minds became dark and confused.
Since they thought it foolish to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done.
So I let them follow their own stubborn desires, living according to their own ideas.
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."
Jump to PreviousFurther Good Judgments Live Moreover Orders Ordinances Rules Statutes Whereby Wherefore Wherein
Jump to NextFurther Good Judgments Live Moreover Orders Ordinances Rules Statutes Whereby Wherefore Wherein
LinksEzekiel 20:25 NIV
Ezekiel 20:25 NLT
Ezekiel 20:25 ESV
Ezekiel 20:25 NASB
Ezekiel 20:25 KJV
Ezekiel 20:25 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 20:25 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 20:25 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 20:25 French Bible
Ezekiel 20:25 German Bible
Ezekiel 20:25 Commentaries