Ezek. 18:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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What mean ye, that ye use
mashal (Hebrew #4911)
to liken, i.e. (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively, to resemble
KJV usage: be(-come) like, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter.
Pronounce: maw-shal'
Origin: denominative from 4912
this proverb
mashal (Hebrew #4912)
properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse)
KJV usage: byword, like, parable, proverb.
Pronounce: maw-shawl'
Origin: apparently from 4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action
concerning the land
'adamah (Hebrew #127)
soil (from its general redness)
KJV usage: country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.
Pronounce: ad-aw-maw'
Origin: from 119
of Israel
Yisra'el (Hebrew #3478)
from 8280 and 410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Pronounce: yis-raw-ale'
, saying
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
, The fathers
'ab (Hebrew #1)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application)
KJV usage: chief, (fore-)father(-less), X patrimony, principal. Compare names in "Abi-".
Pronounce: awb
Origin: a primitive word
o have eaten
'akal (Hebrew #398)
to eat (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: X at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, X freely, X in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, X quite.
Pronounce: aw-kal'
Origin: a primitive root
sour grapes
bocer (Hebrew #1155)
from the same as 1154
KJV usage: sour grape.
Pronounce: bo'ser
, and the children’s
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
teeth
shen (Hebrew #8127)
a tooth (as sharp); specifically (for 8143) ivory; figuratively, a cliff
KJV usage: crag, X forefront, ivory, X sharp, tooth.
Pronounce: shane
Origin: from 8150
are set on edge
qahah (Hebrew #6949)
to be dull
KJV usage: be set on edge, be blunt.
Pronounce: kaw-haw'
Origin: a primitive root
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mean.
the land.
Ezek. 6:2‑3• 2Son of man, set thy face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them,
3And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God; Thus saith the Lord God to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys; Behold, I, even I, will bring a sword upon you, and I will destroy your high places.
(Ezek. 6:2‑3)
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Ezek. 7:2• 2Also, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord God unto the land of Israel; An end, the end is come upon the four corners of the land. (Ezek. 7:2)
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Ezek. 25:3• 3And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord God; Thus saith the Lord God; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity; (Ezek. 25:3)
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Ezek. 36:1‑6• 1Also, thou son of man, prophesy unto the mountains of Israel, and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord:
2Thus saith the Lord God; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:
3Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord God; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people:
4Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God; Thus saith the Lord God to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;
5Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
6Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame of the heathen:
(Ezek. 36:1‑6)
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Ezek. 37:11,19,25• 11Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
19Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hand.
25And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, wherein your fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell therein, even they, and their children, and their children's children for ever: and my servant David shall be their prince for ever.
(Ezek. 37:11,19,25)
The fathers.

J. N. Darby Translation

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What mean ye, ye who use this proverb ofb the land of Israel, saying, The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge?

JND Translation Notes

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Or "in."