Ezekiel 20:3

NET ©

“Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and tell them: ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: Are you coming to seek me? As surely as I live, I will not allow you to seek me, declares the sovereign Lord.’

NIV ©

"Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Have you come to enquire of me? As surely as I live, I will not let you enquire of me, declares the Sovereign LORD.’

NASB ©

"Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, "Do you come to inquire of Me? As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "I will not be inquired of by you."’

NLT ©

"Son of man, give the leaders of Israel this message from the Sovereign LORD: How dare you come to ask for my help? As surely as I live, I will tell you nothing. This is the word of the Sovereign LORD!

MSG ©

"Son of man, talk with the leaders of Israel. Tell them, 'GOD, the Master, says, "Have you come to ask me questions? As sure as I am the living God, I'll not put up with questions from you. Decree of GOD, the Master."'

BBE ©

Son of man, say to the responsible men of Israel, This is what the Lord has said: Have you come to get directions from me? By my life, says the Lord, you will get no directions from me.

NRSV ©

Mortal, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them: Thus says the Lord GOD: Why are you coming? To consult me? As I live, says the Lord GOD, I will not be consulted by you.

NKJV ©

"Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: "Have you come to inquire of Me? As I live," says the Lord GOD, "I will not be inquired of by you."’

KJV
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of man
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speak
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unto the elders
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of Israel
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and say
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unto them, Thus saith
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the Lord
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GOD
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Are ye come
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to enquire
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of me? [As] I live
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saith
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the Lord
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GOD
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I will not be enquired
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of by you.
HEBREW
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ynda
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Man
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Mkl
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srda
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Ma
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yna
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yx
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Myab
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Mta
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yta
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srdlh
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hwhy
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ynda
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rma
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hk
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Mhla
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trmaw
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larvy
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ynqz
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ta
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rbd
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Mda
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Nb (20:3)
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LXXM
uie
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N-VSM
anyrwpou
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N-GSM
lalhson
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V-AAD-2S
prov
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PREP
touv
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T-APM
presbuterouv
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A-APMC
tou
<3588>  
T-GSM
israhl
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N-PRI
kai
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CONJ
ereiv
 
V-FAI-2S
prov
<4314>  
PREP
autouv
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D-APM
tade
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D-APN
legei
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V-PAI-3S
kuriov
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N-NSM
ei
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CONJ
eperwthsai
 
V-AAN
me
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P-AS
umeiv
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P-NP
ercesye
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V-PMI-2P
zw
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V-PAI-1S
egw
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P-NS
ei
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CONJ
apokriyhsomai
 
V-FPI-1S
umin
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P-DP
legei
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V-PAI-3S
kuriov
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N-NSM
NET © [draft] ITL
“Son
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of man
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, speak
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to the
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elders
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of Israel
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, and tell
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them
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: ‘This is what
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the sovereign
<0136>
Lord
<03068>
says: Are you
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coming
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to seek
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me? As surely
<02416>
as I
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live, I will not
<0518>
allow you to seek
<01875>
me, declares
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the sovereign
<0136>
Lord
<03068>
.’
NET © Notes

tn Or “I will not reveal myself to you.”