This verse is significant because it shows that the Israelites are being held accountable for their actions and that they will be held responsible for any sins they commit. The watchman is responsible for warning the people of the consequences of their actions and calling them to repentance. This passage serves as a reminder that all individuals are accountable for their actions and will be judged accordingly.
The Book of Ezekiel
The Book of Ezekiel, also called The Prophecy of Ezekiel, one of the major prophetical books of the Old Testament. According to dates given in the text, Ezekiel received his prophetic call in the fifth year of the first deportation to Babylonia (593 B.C.E.) and was active until about 570 B.C.E.
Understanding the Prophet Ezekiel’s Visions
The numerous parallels between the Book of Ezekiel and the Revelation of John have arrested the attention of all readers. But the number and extent of Ezekiel’s prophecies carry him over a broader field than that of any other apocalyptic prophet so that he combines vision, symbolical-typical action, parable, allegory, and formal prophesying.
Critical Objections to the Genuineness of the Bible Book of Ezekiel
As recently as the eighth edition of Driver’s ILOT, the genuineness of Ezekiel had been accepted as completely authentic by the majority of rationalist critics. But in 1924 Gustav Hoelscher advanced the thesis that only a small fraction of the book was by the historical sixth-century Ezekiel (i.e., only 143 verses out of 1273) and the rest came from some later author living in Jerusalem and contemporaneous with Nehemiah (440–430 b.c.).
Who is Gog of the Land of Magog Mentioned By Ezekiel the Prophet?
AN ATTACK ON GOD’S PEOPLE Ezekiel 38:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 and you will come up against my people Israel like a cloud covering the land; it will be in the last days, and I will bring you against my land, so that the nations know me, when I show myself holy through you... Continue Reading →