I, The Scribe Bible: Featuring The Message by Eugene H. Peterson, Dark Walnut, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Large Print, The Message Bible, Dusty Rose Floral Large Print Leather-Look, The Message Outreach Edition, Large-Print, softcover. MSG. Ezekiel 12 New Living Translation (NLT) Signs of the Coming Exile. I took my belongings out at dusk, carrying them on my shoulders while they watched. (F) 5 While they watch, dig through the wall(G) and take your belongings out through it. Then in the evening I dug through the wall with my hands. For they are a rebellious people. As it grew dark and as they watched, I left, throwing my bundle across my shoulders. "To interpret a biblical text, we need to be patient, to put aside all other concerns, and to give it our time, interest and undivided attention." “So now, son of man, pretend you are being sent into exile. 8 In the morning the word of the Lord came to me: 9 “Son of man, did not the Israelites, that rebellious people, ask you, ‘What are you doing?’(J), 10 “Say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: This prophecy concerns the prince in Jerusalem and all the Israelites who are there.’ 11 Say to them, ‘I am a sign(K) to you.’, “As I have done, so it will be done to them. All the cities and villages will be emptied out and the fields destroyed. I’m using you as a sign for the family of Israel.”. “Tell them, ‘Time’s about up. (L), 12 “The prince among them will put his things on his shoulder at dusk(M) and leave, and a hole will be dug in the wall for him to go through. They will go into exile as captives. None of what I say is on hold. (I) During the day I brought out my things packed for exile. 19 Say to the people of the land: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says about those living in Jerusalem and in the land of Israel: They will eat their food in anxiety and drink their water in despair, for their land will be stripped of everything(X) in it because of the violence of all who live there. Perhaps(C) they will understand,(D) though they are a rebellious people. So, son of man, pack up your exile duffel bags. Do this right in front of the people so … False alarms and easygoing preaching are a thing of the past in the life of Israel. World English Bible. I got my stuff together and brought it out in the street where everyone could see me, bundled it up the way someone being taken off into exile would, and then, as the sun went down, made a hole in the wall of the house with my hands. Tell them, ‘Listen to God ’s Message!’ God, the Master, pronounces doom on the empty-headed prophets who do their own thing and know nothing of what’s going on!Your prophets, Israel, are like jackals scavenging through the ruins. Ezekiel 12:25 because I, the LORD, will speak whatever word I speak, and it will be fulfilled without delay. In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: thou shalt cover … Habakkuk 1:5 "Look at the nations and observe- … You’ll take up your baggage while they watch, a bundle of the bare necessities of someone going into exile, and toward evening leave, just like a person going off into exile. 7 I did exactly as he commanded me. Ezekiel 12 Put the Bundle on Your Shoulder and Walk into the Night 1-6 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, you’re living with a bunch of rebellious people. 12 Again a message came to me from the Lord: 2 “Son of man, you live among rebels who have eyes but refuse to see. They have eyes but don't see a thing, they have ears but don't hear a thing. I. S Jer 24:8; S 52:11; S La 4:20; Eze 17:16, S 2Ki 25:5; S Jer 21:7; S Eze 5:10, 12; 17:21, Jer 10:22; S Eze 6:6-14; Mic 7:13; Zec 7:14, Jer 14:14; Eze 13:23; Mic 3:6; Zec 13:2-4, Nu 14:28-34; S Isa 14:24; S 55:11; Jer 16:9; Hab 1:5, S Eze 11:3; Da 10:14; Mt 24:48-50; 2Pe 3:4. THE MESSAGE Ezekiel 12. What I say happens. Ezekiel 12 Judah's Captivity Symbolized. Tell the people of this land, everyone living in Jerusalem and Israel, God’s Message: ‘You’ll eat your meals shaking in your boots and drink your water in terror because your land is going to be stripped bare as punishment for the brutality rampant in it. Ezekiel 12:26 Furthermore, the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Ezekiel 12:28 Therefore tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'None of My words will be delayed any longer. Pack the few items an exile could carry, and leave your home to go somewhere else. What I say happens.”’ Decree of God, the Master.”. (15-16) Yahweh revealed in His judgments. Leave in broad daylight with everyone watching and go off, as if into exile. Ezekiel Portrays the Removal into Captivity. What I say happens. 3 So, son of man, pack up your exile duffel bags. I’ll scatter to the four winds those who helped him escape, along with his troops, and many will die in battle. Young's Literal Translation. As in Ezekiel 12:22. Ezekiel 12:13 The Chaldeans became the dominant people in Babylonia when Merodach-baladan declared himself king of Babylon. "In their sight shalt thou bear [it] upon [thy] shoulders, [and] carry [it] forth in the twilight: thou shalt … Blinded, he’ll never see that land in which he’ll die. They're rebels all. But I’ll make sure he gets caught and is taken to Babylon. So now put on a demonstration to show them what being exiled will be like. Ezekiel. As they watch, dig through the wall of the house and carry your bundle through it. (AD) 24 For there will be no more false visions or flattering divinations(AE) among the people of Israel. The book of Ezekiel is often used by certain ministries to stress the importance of the Church to also be a Watchman to the United States and the western world. They have eyes but don’t see a thing, they have ears but don’t hear a thing. They have eyes but don't see a thing, they have ears but don't hear a thing. Put the Bundle on Your Shoulder and Walk into the Night. What I say happens. 12 Again a message came to me from the Lord: 2 “Son of dust,” he said, “you live among rebels who could know the truth if they wanted to, but they don’t want to; they could hear me if they would listen, but they won’t, 3 for they are rebels. And each straight forward they go, whither the spirit is to go, they go, they turn not round in their going. 3 “Therefore, son of man, pack your belongings for exile and in the daytime, as they watch, set out and go from where you are to another place. Ezekiel 12 The Message (MSG) Put the Bundle on Your Shoulder and Walk into the Night. 8-10 The next morning God spoke to me: “Son of man, when anyone in Israel, that bunch of rebels, asks you, ‘What are you doing?’ Tell them, ‘God, the Master, says that this Message especially concerns the prince in Jerusalem—Zedekiah—but includes all the people of Israel.’, 11 “Also tell them, ‘I am drawing a picture for you. They have eyes but don't see a thing, they have ears but don't hear a thing. When God has delivered us, we must glorify him and edify others, by acknowledging our sins. False alarms and easygoing preaching are a thing of the past in the life of Israel. They’ll realize that I am God when I scatter them among foreign countries. So, son of man, pack up your exile duffel bags. None of what I say is on hold. They will realize that I am God.”, 17-20 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, eat your meals shaking in your boots, drink your water trembling with fear. They& Biblica ... Ezekiel 12 MSG - Ezekiel 12 NLT. Ezekiel’s message. They're rebels all. Ezekiel 12. Every warning is about to come true. The message I speak will be fulfilled, declares the Lord GOD.'" (S) 14 I will scatter to the winds all those around him—his staff and all his troops—and I will pursue them with drawn sword. They have eyes but don’t see a thing, they have ears but don’t hear a thing. 1 Again a message came to me from the LORD : 2 “Son of man, you live among rebels who have eyes but refuse to see. (AF) For in your days, you rebellious people, I will fulfill(AG) whatever I say, declares the Sovereign Lord. 21-22 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, what’s this proverb making the rounds in the land of Israel that says, ‘Everything goes on the same as ever; all the prophetic warnings are false alarms’? The message here was to the "the inhabitants of … He’ll dig through the wall of the house, covering his face so he won’t have to look at the land he’ll never see again. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. They're rebels all. (Y) 20 The inhabited towns will be laid waste and the land will be desolate. (B), 3 “Therefore, son of man, pack your belongings for exile and in the daytime, as they watch, set out and go from where you are to another place. Ezekiel 12… 12 1-6 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, you’re living with a bunch of rebellious people. All rights reserved worldwide. Maybe then they’ll understand what’s going on, rebels though they are. Barnes' Notes on the Bible. Well, tell them, ‘God, the Master, says, “Nothing of what I say is on hold. I’ll scatter to the four winds those who helped him escape, along with his troops, and many will die in battle. He was now told that, when he ate, he was to act as if he were stricken with terror, to emphasize the horror of the events about to overtake Jerusalem (17-20). They will go into exile as captives.’. Pack the few items an exile could carry, and leave your home to go somewhere else. They have eyes but don't see a thing, they have ears but don't hear a thing. Every warning is about to come true. Then you will know that I am the Lord. Some have objected to this expression, for it generally meant land-owners of the wealthier class of people; and as Ezekiel was in Babylon, such a term could not be applied to the captives; but the objection has no weight. “Tell them, ‘Time’s about up. Ezekiel 12:4 Lit baggage. The plan of the book displays the characteristic gospel style. 23-25 “Tell them, ‘God, the Master, says, This proverb’s going to have a short life!’, “Tell them, ‘Time’s about up. In their sight shalt thou bear it upon thy shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: thou shalt cover … Every warning is about to come true. Cover your face so you won’t have to look at what you’ll never see again. Leave in broad daylight with everyone watching and go off, as if into exile. NIV 2 “Son of man, you are living among a rebellious people. What was the prophecy Ezekiel had to give to the House of Israel? They have eyes but don't see a thing, they have ears but don't hear a thing. False alarms and easygoing preaching are a thing of the past in the life of Israel. 1-6 God 's Message came to me: "Son of man, you're living with a bunch of rebellious people. God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, you’re living with a bunch of rebellious people. What I say, I’ll do—and soon, you rebels!’ Decree of God the Master.”, 26-28 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, do you hear what Israel is saying: that the alarm the prophet raises is for a long time off, that he’s preaching about the far-off future? Commentary on Ezekiel 12:1-16 (Read Ezekiel 12:1-16) By the preparation for removal, and his breaking through the wall of his house at evening, as one desirous to escape from the enemy, the prophet signified the conduct and fate of Zedekiah. (V)”, 17 The word of the Lord came to me: 18 “Son of man, tremble as you eat your food,(W) and shudder in fear as you drink your water. They will go into exile as captives. False alarms and easygoing preaching are a thing of the past in the life of Israel. They have ears but refuse to hear. Ezekiel 11. Messages to be heeded (12:17-28) Ezekiel’s starvation diet symbolized the shortage of food in Jerusalem during the last great siege (see 4:9-17). (T), 15 “They will know that I am the Lord, when I disperse them among the nations(U) and scatter them through the countries. The words “Chaldean” and … There was prevalent a disregard for the true prophets, which is ever followed by a recognition of the false. Every warning is about to come true. an urgent message the prophet is under compulsion to proclaim. 12 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, you are living among a rebellious people. Ezekiel 12 Signs of the Coming Exile 1 Again a message came to me from the Lord: 2 “Son of man, you live among rebels who have eyes but refuse to see. For they are a rebellious people. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. They’re rebels all. So, son of man, pack up your exile duffel bags. All the cities and villages will be emptied out and the fields destroyed. False alarms and easygoing preaching are a thing of the past in the life of Israel. As I am now doing, it will be done to all the people of Israel. They have eyes to see but do not see and ears to hear but do not hear, for they are a rebellious people. They're rebels all. The land of Israel - is put generally for the land where the children of Israel dwelt, whether at home, or in exile. You’ll take up your baggage while they watch, a bundle of the bare necessities of someone going into exile, and toward evening leave, just like a person going off into exile. Every warning is about to come true. He’ll dig through the wall of the house, covering his face so he won’t have to look at the land he’ll never see again. What I say happens.”’ Decree of God, the Master.”, Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), Put the Bundle on Your Shoulder and Walk into the Night. 12 1-6 God ’s Message came to me: “Son of man, you’re living with a bunch of rebellious people. They have eyes but don’t see a thing, they have ears but don’t hear a thing. They’ll realize that I am God when I scatter them among foreign countries. As they watch, dig through the wall of the house and carry your bundle through it. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Well, tell them, ‘God, the Master, says, “Nothing of what I say is on hold. 16 But I will spare a few of them from the sword, famine and plague, so that in the nations where they go they may acknowledge all their detestable practices. In full sight of the people, put the bundle on your shoulder and walk out into the night. 1 God's Message came to me: 2 "Son of man, you're living with a bunch of rebellious people. 3 So, son of man, pack up your exile duffel bags. Ezekiel’s message Ezekiel’s major commission was to act as a “watchman” on God’s behalf. As it grew dark and as they watched, I left, throwing my bundle across my shoulders. They’re rebels all. I, God, am doing the speaking. Ezekiel 12:28 The Message (MSG) 26-28 God’s Message came to me: “Son of man, do you hear what Israel is saying: that the alarm the prophet raises is for a long time off, that he’s preaching about the far-off future? “As I have done, so it will be done to them. JOSEPHUS [Antiquities, 10.7] reports that Ezekiel sent a copy of this prophecy to Zedekiah. Tell the people of this land, everyone living in Jerusalem and Israel, God’s Message: ‘You’ll eat your meals shaking in your boots and drink your water in terror because your land is going to be stripped bare as punishment for the brutality rampant in it. They have eyes but don’t see a thing, they have ears but don’t hear a thing. For in your days, O rebellious house, I will speak a message and bring it to pass, declares the Lord GOD.'" Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. They're rebels all. Thursday of 18th Week in Course This day we commemorate St. Clare of Assisi, the friend of St. Francis who founded the second … 6 Put them on your shoulder as they are watching and carry them out at dusk. 16 “I’ll permit a few of them to escape the killing, starvation, and deadly sickness so that they can confess among the foreign countries all the disgusting obscenities they’ve been involved in. I, God, am doing the speaking. 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