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Ezekiel 5:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And thou shalt take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou shalt also take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Take also a few in number from them and bind them in the edges of your [robes].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou shalt also take of them a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And thou shalt take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and thou shalt take from thence, a few in number,—and shalt bind them in thy skirts;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And thou hast taken thence a few in number—and hast bound them in thy skirts;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And thou shalt take thereof a small number: and shalt bind them in the skirt of thy cloak.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou shalt also take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And thou shalt take thence a few in number, and shalt wrap them in the fold of thy garment.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou shalt also take thereof a few in number, and bind them in thy skirts.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou shalt also take 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thereof x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
a few 4592
{4592} Prime
מְעַט
m@`at
{meh-at'}
From H4591; a little or few (often adverbial or comparative).
in number, 4557
{4557} Prime
מִסְפָּר
micpar
{mis-pawr'}
From H5608; a number, definitely (arithmetical) or indefinitely (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration.
and bind 6696
{6696} Prime
צוּר
tsuwr
{tsoor}
A primitive root; to cramp, that is, confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
them in thy skirts. 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 5:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 5:3

Take — Of the last third. Bind — As men tied up in the skirt of their garment what they would not lose: to signify the small remnant.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 5:3

Thou shalt also take of them a few in number, and bind them in thy (c) skirts.

(c) Meaning, that a very few would be left, which the Lord would preserve among all these storms, but not without troubles and trial.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a few:

2 Kings 25:12 But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land [to be] vinedressers and husbandmen.
Jeremiah 39:10 But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poor of the people, which had nothing, in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time.
Jeremiah 40:6 Then went Jeremiah unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and dwelt with him among the people that were left in the land.
Jeremiah 52:16 But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left [certain] of the poor of the land for vinedressers and for husbandmen.
Matthew 7:14 Because strait [is] the gate, and narrow [is] the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Luke 13:23-24 Then said one unto him, Lord, are there few that be saved? And he said unto them, ... Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
1 Peter 4:18 And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

skirts:
Heb. wings
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2K 25:12. Jr 39:10; 40:6; 52:16. Mt 7:14. Lk 13:23. 1P 4:18.

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