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Ezekiel 3:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they [are] a rebellious house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Moreover, I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they [are] a rebellious house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover; for they are a rebellious house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— thy tongue also, will I cause to cleave unto the roof of thy mouth, so shalt thou be dumb, and not be to them a reprover,—For, a perverse house, they are!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and thy tongue I cause to cleave unto thy palate, and thou hast been dumb, and art not to them for a reprover, for a rebellious house [are] they.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will make thy tongue stick fast to the roof of thy mouth, and thou shalt be dumb, and not as a man that reproveth: because they are a provoking house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I will make thy tongue cleaue to the roofe of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumme and shalt not be to them a reprouer: for they [are] a rebellious house.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Also I will bind thy tongue, and thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: because it is a provoking house.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they [are] a rebellious house.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I will make thy tongue 3956
{3956} Prime
לָשׁוֹן
lashown
{law-shone'}
From H3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
cleave 1692
{1692} Prime
דָּבַק
dabaq
{daw-bak'}
A primitive root; properly to impinge, that is, cling or adhere; figuratively to catch by pursuit.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the roof of thy mouth, 2441
{2441} Prime
חֵךְ
chek
{khake}
Probably from H2496 in the sense of tasting; properly the palate or inside of the mouth; hence the mouth itself (as the organ of speech, taste and kissing).
that thou shalt be dumb, 481
{0481} Prime
אָלַם
'alam
{aw-lam'}
A primitive root; to tie fast; hence (of the mouth) to be tongue tied.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
and shalt not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
to them a reprover: 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
3198
{3198} Prime
יכח
yakach
{yaw-kahh'}
A primitive root; to be right (that is, correct); reciprocally to argue; causatively to decide, justify or convict.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
[are] a rebellious 4805
{4805} Prime
מְרִי
m@riy
{mer-ee'}
From H4784; bitterness, that is, (figuratively) rebellion; concretely bitter, or rebellious.
house. 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 3:26

_ _ I will make my tongue ... dumb — Israel had rejected the prophets; therefore God deprives Israel of the prophets and of His word — God’s sorest judgment (1 Samuel 7:2; Amos 8:11, Amos 8:12).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 3:22-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 3:26

I — I will make thee as dumb as if thy tongue clave to the roof of thy mouth.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 3:26

And I will make thy tongue (q) cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they [are] a rebellious house.

(q) Which declares the terrible plague of the Lord, when God stops the mouths of his ministers and that all such are the rods of his vengeance that do it.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I will:

Ezekiel 24:27 In that day shall thy mouth be opened to him which is escaped, and thou shalt speak, and be no more dumb: and thou shalt be a sign unto them; and they shall know that I [am] the LORD.
Psalms 51:15 O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise.
Psalms 137:6 If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
Jeremiah 1:17 Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee: be not dismayed at their faces, lest I confound thee before them.
Luke 1:20-22 And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season. ... And when he came out, he could not speak unto them: and they perceived that he had seen a vision in the temple: for he beckoned unto them, and remained speechless.

and shalt:

Psalms 36:11-12 Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me. ... There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and shall not be able to rise.
Lamentations 2:9 Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes [are] among the Gentiles: the law [is] no [more]; her prophets also find no vision from the LORD.
Hosea 4:17 Ephraim [is] joined to idols: let him alone.
Amos 5:10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.
Amos 8:11-12 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD: ... And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find [it].
Micah 3:6-7 Therefore night [shall be] unto you, that ye shall not have a vision; and it shall be dark unto you, that ye shall not divine; and the sun shall go down over the prophets, and the day shall be dark over them. ... Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners confounded: yea, they shall all cover their lips; for [there is] no answer of God.

a reprover:
Heb. a man reproving

for:

Ezekiel 2:3-8 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, [even] unto this very day. ... But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.
Isaiah 1:2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.
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Ps 36:11; 51:15; 137:6. Is 1:2. Jr 1:17. Lm 2:9. Ezk 2:3; 24:27. Ho 4:17. Am 5:10; 8:11. Mi 3:6. Lk 1:20.

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