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Ezekiel 4:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— that they may want bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and pine away in their iniquity.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— That they may want bread and water, and be astonied one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— because bread and water will be scarce; and they will be appalled with one another and waste away in their iniquity.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— That they may want bread and water, and be astonished one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— because bread and water shall fail them, and they shall be astonied one with another, and waste away in their iniquity.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— that they may lack bread and water and be astonished one with another, and pine away in their punishment.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— so that they lack bread and water, and have been astonished one with another, and been consumed in their iniquity.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— So that when bread and water fail, every man may fall against his brother, and they may pine away in their iniquities.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— That they may want bread and water, & be astonied one with an other, and consume away for their iniquitie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— that they may want bread and water; and a man and his brother shall be brought to ruin, and they shall pine away in their iniquities.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— That they may want bread and water, and be astonied one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
That x4616
(4616) Complement
לְמַעַן
ma`an
{mah'-an}
From H6030; properly heed, that is, purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically in order that.
they may want 2637
{2637} Prime
חָסֵר
chacer
{khaw-sare'}
A primitive root; to lack; by implication to fail, want, lessen.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
bread 3899
{3899} Prime
לֶחֶם
lechem
{lekh'-em}
From H3898; food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it).
and water, 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
and be astonied 8074
{8074} Prime
שָׁמֵם
shamem
{shaw-mame'}
A primitive root; to stun (or intransitively grow numb), that is, devastate or (figuratively) stupefy (both usually in a passive sense).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
one 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.).
with another, 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
and consume away 4743
{4743} Prime
מָקַק
maqaq
{maw-kak'}
A primitive root; to melt; figuratively to flow, dwindle, vanish.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
for their iniquity. 5771
{5771} Prime
עָוֹן
`avon
{aw-vone'}
From H5753; perversity, that is, (moral) evil.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 4:17

_ _ astonied one with another — mutually regard one another with astonishment: the stupefied look of despairing want.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 4:9-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 4:17

May want — So because they served not God with chearfulness in the abundance of all things, He made them serve their enemies in the want of all things.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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and consume:

Ezekiel 24:23 And your tires [shall be] upon your heads, and your shoes upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall pine away for your iniquities, and mourn one toward another.
Leviticus 26:39 And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
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