Ezekiel s first prophecy was in the year 593 bc and he continued to prophesy for about 20 years. Ezekiel chapter 18 explained discover the 66 books of. Title the book has always been named for its author, ezekiel 1. Ezekiels in babylon, having been exiled there after the first siege of. And out of the midst of it came the likeness of four living creatures or cherubim. This book is basically about the destruction and exile of judah and the promise of its eventual restoration by god. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be cha. I swear that none of you will ever repeat this proverb in israel. Ezekiel lived with other exiles at the river called chebar. Ezekiel overview james burton coffman commentaries on. Salvation can refer to salvation or deliverance from physical death, from divine discipline, or any number of conditions.
Ezekiel 23 is the twentythird chapter of the book of ezekiel in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible. Daily verse and comment, and have biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Of course, it often does refer to eternal life as well, but this must be determined from the context. Ezekiel chapters 1 to 24 free bible commentary in easy. The lord will eliminate the rebellious, as he did on the first journey, and use. The shepherds chapel book of ezekiel the companion bible kjv 2016 e. Ezekiel 20 new international version niv rebellious israel purged 20 in the seventh year, in the fifth month on the tenth day, some of the elders of israel came to inquire of the lord, and they sat down in front of me. Ezekiel 18, new international version niv the bible app.
Yechezkel ezekiel chapter 18 tanakh online torah bible. His name means strengthened by god, which, indeed, he was for the propheti. The short story this book is basically about the destruction and exile of judah and the promise of its eventual restoration by god. So far is god from punishing the sins of guilty parents on innocent children, as in the last instance, ezekiel 18. Ezekiel shut himself in his home and bound himself. Since the son has done what is just and right and has been careful to keep all my decrees, he will surely live. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself ezekiel 18. Watch our overview video on the first part of the book of ezekiel, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Ezekiel s in babylon, having been exiled there after the first siege of judah by the babylonians.
For everyone belongs to me, the parent as well as the childboth alike. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of ezekiel in the bible new international version. Shall not bear this is a most unquestionable truth. The prophet is so overcome by the vision that he falls on his face. This chapter forms part of a series of predictions regarding the fall of jerusalem, and is written in the form of a message delivered by god to ezekiel. A person is responsible for his own sins, and no one elses. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them.
Ezekiel 3 1 and he said to me, son of man, eat what is before you, eat this scroll. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself. When the son has practiced justice and righteousness and has observed all my statutes and done. Ezekiel, like other prophets, condemns israelite worship at these places and identifies this illegitimate worship as one reason for the punishment of exile. Ezekiel chapters 1 to 24 free bible commentary in easy english. A member of a priestly family, he was taken to babylon in the first deportation 597 b. One of the very first things god taught adam in the garden of eden was the consequence of sin. And in the fire was what looked like four living creatures.
Ezekiel describes his vision as an elaborate and complex image that symbolizes the majesty of yahweh and proclaims yahwehs sovereignty over all the nations of the earth. Ezekiel went into exile at the same time as king jehoiachin in the year 597 bc. As an example, the congregational holiness church, the wesleyan holiness movement, and the charismatic movement all misinterpret ezekiel 18. The proverb of the fathers eating sour grapes and the childrens teeth being set on edge, requires a few remarks, in consequence of the conjectures of some modern writers on sacred subjects. For if the child does what is just and right and keeps my decrees, that child will surely live. The book opens with an account of the vision that summoned ezekiel to his prophetic calling. The righteousness of the righteous man will fall upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked man will fall upon him. Ezekiel 1, english standard version 2016 esv the bible app.
He was called to preach a message of coming judgment to the rebellious children of israel, on the occasion of the lords delivery of the nation into enslavement under the babylonians. This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophetpriest ezekiel, and is one of the books of the prophets. The best way to interpret the bible is with the bible. The book as a whole serves as a source of symbols and imagery for the book of revelation, such as the eating of the scroll ezekiel 2. Ezekiel 18 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. These are all of the chapters of the book of ezekiel. These are thirteen in number, and cover a period of twentyone years a period of three sevens. The nwt study bible is complete with cross references, maps, and an accurate bible dictionary.
Ezekiel dates his last message as in the year 571 bc. His father, because he extorted and robbed his brother by robbery, and did what is not good among his people. In contrast to various other prophets ezekiel has not been criticised as much. The repetition implies the attentive observation needed, in order that the son may not be led astray by his fathers bad example. Son of man, 2 what is the meaning of this proverb you recite in the land of israel. The jews, in ezekiel s time, complained of gods dealing hardly with them in punishing them for the sins of their forefathers, ezekiel 18. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son. The prophet ezekiel had a most unenviable assignment. Dating in ezekiel hold pointer over verse for popup 1. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the word of god.
In other words, they have told the people what they want to hear instead of what they need to hear. The parents eat sour grapes, and the childrens teeth are set on edge. Ezekiel 25 is the twentyfifth chapter of the book of ezekiel in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible. This is not only the concise overview of the book of isaiah, but also of the book of ezekiel, except that ezekiel adds one more principle, the principle of individual responsibility which was also touched by the prophet, jeremiah.
In terms of believing the gospel that was preached via the passover a ceremony that was explicitly named in identification with salvation through christ 1 cor. Ezekiel and work bible commentary theology of work. Our god, who mercifully pardoneth the penitent all their own sins, will not, cannot be supposed to. Ezekiel 1, new international version niv the bible app. The book of ezekiel he will be strengthened of god. I have copied a quote from the bible knowledge commentary on ezekiel 3. None of his former transgressions shall be mentioned unto him, but in the righteousness which he has done, as the fruit of faith and the effect of conversion, he shall surely live. Ezekiel states that they have daubed the wall with untempered mortar. Ezekiel 20 new international version niv rebellious israel purged 20 in the seventh year, in the fifth month on the tenth day, some of the elders of israel came to inquire of the lord.
Also out of the midst thereof came the likeness of four living creatures. A popular handbook on bible difficulties wheaton, ill victor books, 1992. Reckoning the three in the 11th year as one year, and the three in the. Dart 19342016 people around the world have come to appreciate his easy style, noncombative approach to explaining the bible, and the personal, almost oneonone method of explaining whats going on. The chariot is drawn by four living creatures, each having four faces those of a man, a lion, an ox, and an eagle and four wings. When the son has done that which is lawful and right, and has kept all my statutes, and has done them, he shall. When the son hath done that which is lawful and right, and hath kept all my statutes, and hath done them, he shall surely live. Beside each living creature is a wheel within a wheel. Dart 19342016 people around the world have come to appreciate his easy style, noncombative approach to explaining the bible, and the personal, almost oneonone method of. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. A son will not bear the iniquity of the father, and a father will not bear the iniquity of the son. Arranged chronologically, the seventh stands in the center, with six on either side. His name, which in hebrew is yehezqel god strengthens was very much in keeping with the mission god planned for him.
Ezekiel chapters 18 and 33 serve similar thematic and structural functions within the book as a whole. What do you people mean by quoting this proverb about the land of israel. God approaches ezekiel as the divine warrior, riding in his battle chariot. Ezekiel 20 rebellious israel purged in the bible gateway. This chapter contains the oracles against four nations. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. As surely as i live, declares the sovereign lord, you will no longer quote this proverb in israel. The book of numbers despite their rebellion in previous chapters, god still guides them through the wilderness and creat.316 1423 1469 1026 895 1619 286 1411 546 942 176 708 960 638 912 272 1069 1683 679 1434 783 1055 782 1675 1670 329 225 1529 5 297 362 1181 1501 1169 962 726 345 917 982 512 125 109 445 1018 14 1413