New Living Translation
And when I have been dishonored among the nations because of you, you will know that I am the LORD."
King James Bible
And thou shalt take thine inheritance in thyself in the sight of the heathen, and thou shalt know that I am the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt be polluted through thyself in the sight of the nations, and thou shalt know that I am Jehovah.
World English Bible
You shall be profaned in yourself, in the sight of the nations; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast been polluted in thyself Before the eyes of nations, And thou hast known that I am Jehovah.'
Ezekiel 22:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:16 In thyself - Whereas I was thine inheritance so long as thou wert a holy, obedient people; now be an inheritance to thyself, if thou canst.
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
Then they will learn that you alone are called the LORD, that you alone are the Most High, supreme over all the earth.
The place will be littered with corpses, and you will know that I alone am the LORD.
Then this message came to me from the LORD:
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