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Ezekiel 21:6

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— “As for you, son of man, groan with breaking heart and bitter grief, groan in their sight.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of [thy] loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— Sigh therefore, thou son of man; with the breaking of thy loins and with bitterness shalt thou sigh before their eyes.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Sigh therefore, thou son of man; with the breaking of thy loins and with bitterness shalt thou sigh before their eyes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of [thy] loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Sigh then, thou son of man; with breaking of the loins, and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thou, therefore, O son of man, sigh,—In the sharp pain of thy loins and in bitterness, shalt thou sigh, before their eyes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And thou, son of man, sigh with breaking of loins, yea, with bitterness thou dost sigh before their eyes,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And thou, son of man, mourn with the breaking of thy loins, and with bitterness sigh before them.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— Mourne therefore, thou sonne of man, as in the paine of thy reines, and mourne bitterly before them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Sigh therefore thou sonne of man with the breaking of [thy] loynes, and with bitternesse sigh before their eyes.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— And as for you, O Son of man, sigh with a broken heart, and with bitterness groan before their eyes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou, son of man, groan with the breaking of thy loins; thou shalt even groan heavily in their sight.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of [thy] loins; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Sigh 584
{0584} Prime
A primitive root; to sigh.
<8734> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 118
therefore, thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
son 1121
{1121} Prime
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of man, 120
{0120} Prime
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
with the breaking 7670
{7670} Prime
From H7665; rupture, that is, a pang; figuratively ruin.
of [thy] loins; 4975
{4975} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be slender; properly the waist or small of the back; only in plural the loins.
and with bitterness 4814
{4814} Prime
From H4843; bitterness, that is, (figuratively) grief.
sigh 584
{0584} Prime
A primitive root; to sigh.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
before their eyes. 5869
{5869} Prime
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 21:6

_ _ with the breaking of thy loins — as one afflicted with pleurisy; or as a woman, in labor-throes, clasps her loins in pain, and heaves and sighs till the girdle of the loins is broken by the violent action of the body (Jeremiah 30:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 21:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 21:6

Sigh therefore — Thereby express deep sorrow. Breaking of thy loins — Like a woman in travail.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 21:6

Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with breaking (d) heart; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

(d) As though you were in extreme anguish.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Ezekiel 21:12 Cry and howl, son of man: for it shall be upon my people, it [shall be] upon all the princes of Israel: terrors by reason of the sword shall be upon my people: smite therefore upon [thy] thigh.
Ezekiel 6:11 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Smite with thine hand, and stamp with thy foot, and say, Alas for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! for they shall fall by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Ezekiel 9:4 And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.
Isaiah 22:4 Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.
Jeremiah 4:19 My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Jeremiah 9:17-21 Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning [women], that they may come: ... For death is come up into our windows, [and] is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from without, [and] the young men from the streets.
John 11:33-35 When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled, ... Jesus wept.

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Isaiah 16:11 Wherefore my bowels shall sound like an harp for Moab, and mine inward parts for Kirharesh.
Isaiah 21:3 Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing [of it]; I was dismayed at the seeing [of it].
Jeremiah 30:6 Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness?
Daniel 5:6 Then the king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.
Daniel 8:27 And I Daniel fainted, and was sick [certain] days; afterward I rose up, and did the king's business; and I was astonished at the vision, but none understood [it].
Nahum 2:10 She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and much pain [is] in all loins, and the faces of them all gather blackness.
Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will invade them with his troops.


Ezekiel 4:12 And thou shalt eat it [as] barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.
Ezekiel 12:3-5 Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight; and thou shalt remove from thy place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they [be] a rebellious house. ... Dig thou through the wall in their sight, and carry out thereby.
Ezekiel 37:20 And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hand before their eyes.
Jeremiah 19:10 Then shalt thou break the bottle in the sight of the men that go with thee,
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Is 16:11; 21:3; 22:4. Jr 4:19; 9:17; 19:10; 30:6. Ezk 4:12; 6:11; 9:4; 12:3; 21:12; 37:20. Dn 5:6; 8:27. Na 2:10. Hab 3:16. Jn 11:33.

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