Ezekiel 4:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
Eat the food as you would a loaf of barley bread; bake it in the sight of the people, using human excrement for fuel."

New Living Translation
Prepare and eat this food as you would barley cakes. While all the people are watching, bake it over a fire using dried human dung as fuel and then eat the bread.”

English Standard Version
And you shall eat it as a barley cake, baking it in their sight on human dung.”

Berean Study Bible
And you shall eat the food as you would a barley cake, after you bake it over dried human excrement in the sight of the people.”

New American Standard Bible
You shall eat it as a barley cake, having baked it in their sight over human dung.”

NASB 1995
"You shall eat it as a barley cake, having baked it in their sight over human dung."

NASB 1977
“And you shall eat it as a barley cake, having baked it in their sight over human dung.”

Amplified Bible
You shall eat your food as barley cakes, having baked it in their sight over human dung.”

Christian Standard Bible
You will eat it as you would a barley cake and bake it over dried human excrement in their sight.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will eat it as you would a barley cake and bake it over dried human excrement in their sight."

Contemporary English Version
Use dried human waste to start a fire, then bake the bread on the coals where everyone can watch you.

Good News Translation
You are to build a fire out of dried human excrement, bake bread on the fire, and eat it where everyone can see you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Eat the bread as you would eat barley loaves. Bake the bread in front of people, using human excrement for fuel."

International Standard Version
You are to eat it as barley cakes and bake it right in front of them, using dried human dung for cooking fuel."

NET Bible
And you must eat the food like you would a barley cake. You must bake it in front of them over a fire made with dried human excrement."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.

New King James Version
And you shall eat it as barley cakes; and bake it using fuel of human waste in their sight.”

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it, using human waste, in their sight.

New Heart English Bible
You shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it in their sight with dung that comes out of man."

World English Bible
You shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it in their sight with dung that comes out of man.

American King James Version
And you shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it with dung that comes out of man, in their sight.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.

A Faithful Version
And you shall eat it as barley cakes in their sight, and you shall bake it with dung of the excrement of man."

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt eat it [as] barley-cake, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with human excrement in their sight.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And thou shalt eate it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in the dongue that commeth out of man, in their sight.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Barly cakes shalt thou eate, and them shalt thou bake in mans doung before their eyes.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Barly cakes shalt thou eate, yet shalt thou first strake the ouer with mas donge, yt they maye se it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And you eat it [as] barley-cake, and it with dung—the filth of man—you bake before their eyes.”

Young's Literal Translation
A barley-cake thou dost eat it, and it with dung -- the filth of man -- thou dost bake before their eyes.

Smith's Literal Translation
And thou shalt eat it cakes of barley, and it shall be baked with dung coming forth of man, before their eyes.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt eat it as barley bread baked under the ashes: and thou shalt cover it, in their sight, with the dung that cometh out of a man.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And you shall eat it like barley bread baked under ashes. And you shall cover it, in their sight, with the dung that goes out of a man.”

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And you shall eat a flat cake of barley that is baked on the dung of a son of man in their sight

Lamsa Bible
And you shall eat it as if you ate barley cakes, having baked it in their sight with the dung that comes out of men.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it in their sight with dung that cometh out of man.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt eat them as a barley cake: thou shalt bake them before their eyes in man's dung.








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