New Living Translation
"O you corrupt and wicked prince of Israel, your final day of reckoning is here!
King James Bible
And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,
Darby Bible Translation
And thou, profane, wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, at the time of the iniquity of the end,
World English Bible
You, deadly wounded wicked one, the prince of Israel, whose day is come, in the time of the iniquity of the end,
Young's Literal Translation
And thou, wounded, wicked one, Prince of Israel, whose day hath come, In the time of the iniquity of the end!
Ezekiel 21:25 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:25 And thou - Zedekiah. Whose day - The day of sorrows, and sufferings, and punishment is at hand. Shall have an end - Shall bring the ruin of king and kingdom, and with the overthrow of your state, the means of sinning shall end too.
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
But the Lord just laughs, for he sees their day of judgment coming.
"Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to Israel: "The end is here! Wherever you look--east, west, north, or south--your land is finished.
No hope remains, for I will unleash my anger against you. I will call you to account for all your detestable sins.
"Son of man, cry out and wail; pound your thighs in anguish, for that sword will slaughter my people and their leaders--everyone will die!
"Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Again and again you remind me of your sin and your guilt. You don't even try to hide it! In everything you do, your sins are obvious for all to see. So now the time of your punishment has come!
Your prophets have given false visions, and your fortune-tellers have told lies. The sword will fall on the necks of the wicked for whom the day of final reckoning has come.
"Your eternal hatred for the people of Israel led you to butcher them when they were helpless, when I had already punished them for all their sins.
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