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Ezekiel 20:46


“Son of man, turn toward 1  the south, 2  and speak out against the south. 3  Prophesy against the open scrub 4  land of the Negev,


De 32:2; Job 29:22; Jer 13:19; Jer 22:7; Eze 4:7; Eze 6:2; Eze 21:2; Am 7:16; Mic 2:6; Zec 11:1,2

NET © Notes

tn Heb “set your face toward.” This expression occurs as well in Ezek 6:2; 13:17.

tn Or “the way toward the south,” or “the way toward Teman.” Teman is in the south and may be a location or the direction.

tn Or “toward Darom.” Darom may mean the south or a region just north of southern city of Beer Sheba. See M. Greenberg, Ezekiel (AB), 2:417-18.

tn The Hebrew term can also mean “forest,” but a meaning of uncultivated wasteland fits the Negev region far better. See M. Greenberg, Ezekiel (AB), 2:418.

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