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Ezekiel 22:28-30 New English Translation (NET Bible)

28 Her prophets coat their messages with whitewash.[a] They see false visions and announce lying omens for them, saying, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says,’ when the Lord has not spoken. 29 The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have wronged the poor and needy; they have oppressed the resident foreigner and denied them justice.[b]

30 “I looked for a man from among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before me on behalf of the land, so that I would not destroy it, but I found no one.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Ezekiel 22:28 tn Heb “Her prophets coat for themselves with whitewash.” The expression may be based on Ezek 13:10-15.
  2. Ezekiel 22:29 tn Heb “and the resident foreigner they have oppressed without justice.”
  3. Ezekiel 22:30 tn Heb “I did not find.”
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