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Ezekiel 13

Overview

Ezekiel 13:1, The reproof of lying prophets, Ezekiel 13:10. and their untempered morter; Ezekiel 13:17, Of prophetesses and their pillows.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:10 - all the prophets Isaiah 9:15 - the prophet

Verse 2

prophesy against: Ezekiel 14:9, Ezekiel 14:10, Ezekiel 22:25, Ezekiel 22:28, 2 Chronicles 18:18-24, Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 56:9-12, Jeremiah 5:31, Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:10, Jeremiah 14:13-15, Jeremiah 23:2, Jeremiah 23:11-22, Jeremiah 23:25, Jeremiah 23:26, Jeremiah 27:14, Jeremiah 27:18, Jeremiah 28:12-17, Jeremiah 29:8, Jeremiah 29:9, Jeremiah 37:19, Lamentations 4:13, Micah 3:6, Micah 3:11, Zephaniah 3:4, 2 Peter 2:1-3

prophesy out of: Heb. are prophets out of, Ezekiel 13:3, Ezekiel 13:17, Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 23:16, Jeremiah 23:26

Hear: Ezekiel 34:7, Ezekiel 34:9, 1 Kings 22:19, Isaiah 1:10, Isaiah 28:14, Jeremiah 28:15, Jeremiah 29:20-24, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 29:32, Amos 7:16, Amos 7:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:5 - God Deuteronomy 13:1 - a prophet 1 Kings 13:11 - an old prophet Jeremiah 23:14 - in the Lamentations 2:14 - prophets Ezekiel 2:1 - Son Ezekiel 13:7 - The Lord Ezekiel 16:35 - hear John 10:1 - He

Verse 3

Woe: Ezekiel 13:18, Ezekiel 34:2, Jeremiah 23:1, Matthew 23:13-29, Luke 11:42-47, Luke 11:52, 1 Corinthians 9:16

foolish: Proverbs 15:2, Proverbs 15:14, Lamentations 2:14, Hosea 9:7, Zechariah 11:15, Matthew 23:16-26, Luke 11:40, 1 Timothy 6:4, 2 Timothy 3:9

follow: Heb. walk after

have seen nothing: or, things which they have not seen, Ezekiel 13:6, Ezekiel 13:7, Jeremiah 23:28-32

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:1 - a prophet 2 Chronicles 18:5 - Go up Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 28:15 - The Lord Ezekiel 13:2 - prophesy out of Ezekiel 16:23 - woe Micah 2:11 - a man Zephaniah 3:4 - light Zechariah 11:17 - Woe Colossians 2:18 - intruding 2 Peter 2:1 - there were

Verse 4

prophets: Crafty, mischievous, and ravenous; always scheming something for their own interest; while they would not risk their persons to avert the mischief which they had caused.

like: Song of Solomon 2:15, Micah 2:11, Micah 3:5, Matthew 7:15, Romans 16:18, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, Galatians 2:4, Ephesians 4:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:10, 1 Timothy 4:1, 1 Timothy 4:2, Titus 1:10-12, Revelation 13:11-14, Revelation 19:20

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Luke 13:32 - that fox

Verse 5

have not: Ezekiel 22:30, Exodus 17:9-13, Exodus 32:11, Exodus 32:12, Numbers 16:21, Numbers 16:22, Numbers 16:47, Numbers 16:48, 1 Samuel 12:23, Psalms 106:23, Jeremiah 15:1, Jeremiah 23:22, Jeremiah 27:18, Malachi 1:9

gaps: or, breaches, Isaiah 58:12, Lamentations 2:13, Lamentations 2:14

made up the hedge: Heb. hedged the hedge

to stand: Job 40:9, Psalms 76:7, Isaiah 27:4, Ephesians 6:13, Ephesians 6:14, Revelation 16:14, Revelation 20:8, Revelation 20:9

the day: Ezekiel 30:3, Isaiah 2:12, Isaiah 13:6, Isaiah 13:9, Isaiah 34:8, Joel 1:15, Joel 2:1, Joel 2:31, Joel 3:14, Amos 5:18-20, Zephaniah 1:14-18, Zephaniah 2:2, Zephaniah 2:3, Malachi 4:5, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 2 Peter 3:10, Revelation 6:17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:27 - the breaches Jeremiah 28:2 - I Amos 4:12 - prepare

Verse 6

have seen: Ezekiel 13:23, Ezekiel 12:23, Ezekiel 12:24, Ezekiel 22:28, Lamentations 2:14, 2 Peter 2:18

lying: Ezekiel 21:23, Ezekiel 21:29, Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 29:8, Zechariah 10:2

saying: Ezekiel 13:7, Jeremiah 23:31, Jeremiah 23:32, Jeremiah 28:2, Jeremiah 28:15

made: Ezekiel 13:22, 1 Kings 22:6, 1 Kings 22:27, 1 Kings 22:37, Proverbs 14:15, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 37:19, Mark 13:6, Mark 13:22, Mark 13:23, 2 Thessalonians 2:11

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:6 - I wot Deuteronomy 18:20 - the prophet 1 Kings 22:11 - Thus saith Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 5:31 - prophets Jeremiah 7:8 - ye trust Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 27:14 - they Ezekiel 13:3 - have seen nothing Daniel 2:9 - for Daniel 9:12 - confirmed Amos 2:4 - and their 1 Corinthians 2:4 - not

Verse 7

The Lord: Ezekiel 13:2, Ezekiel 13:3, Ezekiel 13:6, Matthew 24:23, Matthew 24:24

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:6 - Go up 2 Chronicles 18:10 - Thus Nehemiah 6:12 - God had Isaiah 28:7 - err in Isaiah 30:10 - speak Jeremiah 14:14 - divination Jeremiah 23:32 - to err Jeremiah 28:11 - Thus Ezekiel 22:28 - Thus saith the Lord Romans 3:13 - with their

Verse 8

behold: Ezekiel 5:8, Ezekiel 21:3, Ezekiel 26:3, Ezekiel 28:22, Ezekiel 29:3, Ezekiel 29:4, Ezekiel 29:10, Ezekiel 35:3, Ezekiel 38:3, Ezekiel 38:4, Ezekiel 39:1, Jeremiah 50:31, Jeremiah 50:32, Jeremiah 51:25, Nahum 2:13, Nahum 3:5, Nahum 3:6, 1 Timothy 4:1, 1 Timothy 4:8, 1 Peter 3:12

Reciprocal: Job 31:5 - walked Proverbs 6:26 - the adulteress Isaiah 58:9 - speaking Isaiah 59:3 - your lips Jeremiah 23:30 - General Jeremiah 29:31 - Because Ezekiel 13:20 - I am Ezekiel 34:10 - I am

Verse 9

mine: Ezekiel 11:13, Ezekiel 14:9, Ezekiel 14:10, Psalms 101:7, Jeremiah 20:3-6, Jeremiah 28:15-17, Jeremiah 29:21, Jeremiah 29:22, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 29:32, Revelation 19:20

assembly: or, secret, or council

neither shall they be: Exodus 32:32, Exodus 32:33, Ezra 2:59, Ezra 2:62, Ezra 2:63, Nehemiah 7:62, Nehemiah 7:64, Psalms 69:5, Psalms 69:28, Psalms 87:6, Isaiah 4:3, Daniel 12:1, Hosea 9:3, Luke 10:20, Philippians 4:3, Hebrews 12:23, Revelation 13:8, Revelation 20:12, Revelation 20:15

neither shall they enter: Ezekiel 20:38

and ye: Ezekiel 11:10, Ezekiel 11:12, Ezekiel 12:20, 1 Kings 22:24, 1 Kings 22:25, Jeremiah 23:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:21 - separate Judges 15:4 - caught three 1 Kings 13:18 - But Jeremiah 4:9 - and the priests Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 13:14 - and ye shall know Ezekiel 13:20 - I am Ezekiel 13:21 - and ye shall Ezekiel 13:23 - and ye Ezekiel 33:8 - if thou Hosea 4:5 - and the prophet Ephesians 2:12 - aliens

Verse 10

seduced: 2 Kings 21:9, Proverbs 12:26, Jeremiah 23:13-15, 1 Timothy 4:1, 2 Timothy 3:13, 1 John 2:26, Revelation 2:20

Peace: Ezekiel 13:16, Isaiah 57:21, Jeremiah 4:10, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 8:15, Jeremiah 14:13, Jeremiah 23:17, Jeremiah 28:9, Malachi 3:15

and one: These false prophets pretend to be a wall of defence; but their wall is bad, and their morter is worse. One gives a lying vision; another pledges himself that it is true; and the people believe what they say, and trust not in God, nor turn from their sins.

a wall: or, a slight wall

others: Ezekiel 22:28, 2 Chronicles 18:12, Isaiah 30:10, Jeremiah 5:31, Micah 2:11

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 13:18 - But Isaiah 5:18 - draw Isaiah 28:17 - and the hail Isaiah 30:13 - as a breach Jeremiah 37:19 - your Ezekiel 13:18 - that sew Ezekiel 21:29 - to bring Ezekiel 22:25 - a conspiracy Ezekiel 33:8 - if thou Ezekiel 36:3 - Because Hosea 9:7 - the prophet Micah 3:5 - concerning Matthew 7:27 - General Acts 13:6 - a false 1 Corinthians 2:4 - not 1 Corinthians 3:13 - and the fire 2 Corinthians 11:15 - whose Ephesians 5:6 - no Revelation 8:7 - hail

Verse 11

there shall: It shall wash off this bad morter, sweep away the wall, and level it with the earth. In the East, where the walls are often built with unbaked bricks, desolations of this kind are frequently occasioned by tempestuous rains. Ezekiel 38:22, Job 27:21, Psalms 11:6, Psalms 18:13, Psalms 18:14, Psalms 32:6, Isaiah 25:4, Isaiah 28:2, Isaiah 28:15-18, Isaiah 29:6, Isaiah 32:19, Nahum 1:3, Nahum 1:7, Nahum 1:8, Matthew 7:25, Matthew 7:27, Luke 6:48, Luke 6:49

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:11 - the Lord Job 37:6 - great Job 38:23 - General Psalms 83:15 - General Isaiah 5:18 - draw Jeremiah 28:16 - because Ezekiel 38:9 - shalt ascend 1 Corinthians 2:4 - not Revelation 11:19 - and great Revelation 16:21 - there fell

Verse 12

Where: Deuteronomy 32:37, Judges 9:38, Judges 10:14, 2 Kings 3:13, Jeremiah 2:28, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 29:32, Jeremiah 37:19, Lamentations 2:14, Lamentations 2:15

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 28:16 - because Zechariah 13:2 - cause Malachi 2:9 - before

Verse 13

a stormy: Leviticus 26:28, Isaiah 30:30, Psalms 107:25, Psalms 148:8, Jeremiah 23:19, Jonah 1:4

and great: Exodus 9:18-29, Psalms 18:12, Psalms 18:13, Psalms 105:32, Psalms 148:8, Isaiah 30:30, Haggai 2:17, Revelation 8:7, Revelation 11:19, Revelation 16:21

Reciprocal: Job 9:17 - For he Job 37:6 - great Psalms 11:6 - Upon Jeremiah 36:7 - for Nahum 1:8 - with

Verse 14

the foundation: Psalms 11:3, Micah 1:6, Habakkuk 3:13, Matthew 7:26, Matthew 7:27, Luke 6:49, 1 Corinthians 3:11-15

ye shall be: Jeremiah 6:15, Jeremiah 8:12, Jeremiah 14:15, Jeremiah 23:15

and ye shall know: Ezekiel 13:9, Ezekiel 13:21, Ezekiel 13:23, Ezekiel 14:8

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 3:3 - a time to break Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 11:10 - and ye Ezekiel 16:29 - in the land Ezekiel 17:21 - shall know

Verse 15

The wall: Nehemiah 4:3, Psalms 62:3, Isaiah 30:13

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 23:17 - Ye Ezekiel 5:13 - shall mine Ezekiel 13:20 - I am Ezekiel 20:21 - accomplish

Verse 16

see visions: Ezekiel 13:10, Jeremiah 5:31, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 28:1, Jeremiah 28:9-17, Jeremiah 29:31

and there: Isaiah 48:22, Isaiah 57:20, Isaiah 57:21

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:19 - that he bless 1 Kings 13:11 - an old prophet Nehemiah 6:14 - on the prophetess Isaiah 28:15 - we have made Isaiah 56:10 - they are all dumb Jeremiah 23:14 - in the Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 23:17 - Ye Ezekiel 13:18 - that sew Ezekiel 13:20 - I am Ezekiel 13:22 - by promising him life Matthew 7:15 - false Romans 16:18 - by

Verse 17

set thy: Ezekiel 4:3, Ezekiel 20:46, Ezekiel 21:2

the daughters: Isaiah 3:16-26, Isaiah 4:4

prophesy: Judges 4:4, 2 Kings 22:14, Luke 2:36, 2 Peter 2:1

out of: Ezekiel 13:2, Revelation 2:20

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:28 - of mine Nehemiah 6:13 - that I should Nehemiah 6:14 - on the prophetess Ezekiel 6:2 - set Daniel 2:9 - for

Verse 18

Woe: Ezekiel 13:3

that sew: Rather,"that fasten cushions;" by which they intimated that they might indulge and repose themselves in security, for no enemy would disturb them. The apartments of the easterns are well supplied with cushions, on which they sit, lean, rest their heads, and prop up their arms. Ezekiel 13:10, Ezekiel 13:16, Jeremiah 4:10, Jeremiah 6:14, 2 Timothy 4:3

armholes: or, elbows

hunt souls: Ezekiel 22:25, Ephesians 4:14, 2 Peter 2:14

will ye save: Ezekiel 13:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:9 - a mighty 1 Samuel 24:11 - thou huntest Isaiah 30:10 - speak Ezekiel 16:23 - woe Micah 3:5 - that bite

Verse 19

pollute: Ezekiel 20:39, Ezekiel 22:26

for handfuls: 1 Samuel 2:16, 1 Samuel 2:17, Proverbs 28:21, Micah 3:5, Micah 3:11, Malachi 1:10, Romans 16:18, 1 Peter 5:2, 2 Peter 2:2, 2 Peter 2:3

to slay: Ezekiel 13:22, Proverbs 19:27, Romans 14:15, 1 Corinthians 8:11

to save: Jeremiah 23:14, Jeremiah 23:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination Judges 17:10 - I will give Judges 18:4 - hired me Judges 18:20 - heart 1 Samuel 2:29 - make Nehemiah 6:12 - hired him Psalms 35:4 - that Proverbs 12:22 - Lying Isaiah 9:15 - the prophet Isaiah 29:21 - and turn Isaiah 56:11 - they are Jeremiah 7:4 - Trust Ezekiel 22:25 - they have devoured Ezekiel 34:2 - Woe Daniel 2:9 - for Amos 7:12 - eat Acts 8:18 - he offered Philippians 3:19 - whose God 1 Timothy 6:10 - the love Titus 1:11 - filthy

Verse 20

I am: Ezekiel 13:8, Ezekiel 13:9, Ezekiel 13:15, Ezekiel 13:16

to make them fly: or, into gardens

and will: 2 Timothy 3:8, 2 Timothy 3:9

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 23:30 - General

Verse 21

and ye shall: Ezekiel 13:9

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 11:10 - and ye Ezekiel 13:14 - and ye shall know Ezekiel 13:23 - for I Malachi 2:9 - before

Verse 22

with lies: Ezekiel 9:4, Jeremiah 4:10, Jeremiah 14:13-17, Jeremiah 23:9, Jeremiah 23:14, Lamentations 2:11-14

and strengthened: Jeremiah 23:14, Jeremiah 27:14-17, Jeremiah 28:16, Jeremiah 29:32

by promising him life: or, that I should save his life, Heb. by quickening him. Ezekiel 13:16, Genesis 3:4, Genesis 3:5, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 23:17, 2 Peter 2:18, 2 Peter 2:19

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:19 - that he bless 1 Samuel 23:16 - strengthened 1 Kings 13:18 - But 1 Kings 22:6 - Go up 2 Chronicles 18:5 - Go up Nehemiah 6:12 - I perceived Job 4:3 - and thou hast Proverbs 12:22 - Lying Proverbs 19:9 - and Proverbs 24:24 - that Isaiah 5:18 - draw Isaiah 9:15 - the prophet Isaiah 28:15 - we have made Isaiah 57:11 - that thou Jeremiah 18:11 - return Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Jeremiah 23:22 - then Jeremiah 28:15 - The Lord Jeremiah 29:31 - Because Lamentations 2:14 - they have Ezekiel 7:13 - neither Ezekiel 13:6 - made Ezekiel 13:18 - will ye save Ezekiel 13:19 - to slay Ezekiel 22:28 - seeing Amos 2:4 - and their Micah 2:11 - a man Micah 3:6 - night Zechariah 10:2 - the diviners Matthew 7:15 - false Romans 14:15 - thy brother 2 Corinthians 11:15 - whose

Verse 23

ye shall see: Ezekiel 13:6-16, Ezekiel 12:24, Deuteronomy 18:20, Micah 3:6, Zechariah 13:3, 2 Timothy 3:9

for I: Ezekiel 13:21, Ezekiel 34:10, Matthew 24:24, Mark 13:22, 1 Corinthians 11:19, Jude 1:24, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 12:11, Revelation 13:5, Revelation 13:8, Revelation 15:2

and ye: Ezekiel 13:9, Ezekiel 13:21, Ezekiel 14:8, Ezekiel 15:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:1 - a prophet Jeremiah 14:14 - divination Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Jeremiah 23:14 - strengthen Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 27:14 - they Jeremiah 29:31 - Because Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 11:10 - and ye Ezekiel 13:14 - and ye shall know Ezekiel 17:21 - shall know Ezekiel 21:29 - they see Ezekiel 22:28 - seeing Zechariah 10:2 - the diviners Zechariah 13:2 - cause

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 13". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-13.html.