New English Translation
7 I will set[a] my face against them—although they have escaped from the fire,[b] the fire will still consume them! Then you will know that I am the Lord, when I set my face against them. 8 I will make[c] the land desolate because they have acted unfaithfully, declares the Sovereign Lord.”Read full chapter
- Ezekiel 15:7 tn The word translated “set” is the same Hebrew word translated as “provide” in the previous verse.
- Ezekiel 15:7 sn This escape refers to the exile of Ezekiel and others in 597 b.c. (Ezek 1:2; 2 Kgs 24:10-16).
- Ezekiel 15:8 tn The word translated “make” is the same Hebrew word translated as “provide” in v. 6.