A second is a misappropriation of heavenly material to earthly and wicked purposes. The subject is the false religious leaders of the present-day house of Israel—the United States and Britain. 17. See what Harmer says concerning the eastern mode of sitting supported by pillows, ii. A large proportion of the people are always on the roads and thoroughfares of the land. For as we shall afterwards see, no one is deceived by the devil unless he offers himself of his own accord, and entangles himself in his snares on purpose. But "save" is used (Eze 13:19) of the false prophetesses promising life to the impenitent, so that English Version and Grotius explain it best. We are so, I think, in regard to the doctrines of our Christian faith. Stature — That is, of every age, whether younger or elder, which usually is seen by their stature. That is, they flattered them with promises of life, peace, and security. “We may perhaps read between the lines the thought that their utterances, like their veils, were adapted to suit every age and every taste.’ Ezekiel points out, we may believe, what he had seen. Perhaps incantations were used. Here God reproves one crime, but he will shortly add another, namely, the profanation of his sacred name. Carpets, mattresses, and cushions are the furniture of divans. But there is nothing to justify the assumption that ידי is an unusual form for ידים, which even Ewald takes it to be (Lehrbuch, 177a). the sense is they could neither do the one nor the other; and yet such was their iniquity, that they sought to do both. They used these aids to impress people and to cast spells on (to influence) people to bring them under their power (cf. Ezekiel 13:18. The meaning of these verses is entirely dependent upon the view to be taken of ידי, which the majority of expositors, following the lead of the lxx, the Syriac, and the … 1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,. The art which they most study is the art of making themselves comfortable. He was to announce Yahweh"s judgment on these women who sewed cloth bands to place on the wrists and floor-length veils on the heads of themselves or the objects of their "prophesying." See Chald. In this chapter, Ezekiel "departs from the Priestly belief in the transgenerational consequences of sin and stresses the moral … : AMP: And say, Thus says the Lord God: Woe to the women who sew pillows to all armholes … The meaning of these verses is entirely dependent upon the view to be taken of ידי, which the majority of expositors, following the lead of the lxx, the Syriac, and the Vulgate, have regarded as identical with ידים or יד, and understood as referring to the hands of the women or prophetesses. i. “Ezekiel’s language suggests that these were more like witches or sorceresses who practised strange magic arts (cf. There is another direction in which our love of ease and comfort continually shows itself--the manner in which we persistently hide from ourselves the misery of the world around us. (T. De Witt Talmage.). I trow not. Ever wonder why so many have different interpretations of scripture? ), is neither supported by the usage of the language, nor in harmony with על ראשׁ. D. I. “We may perhaps read between the lines the thought that their utterances, like their veils, were adapted to suit every age and every taste.’ Ezekiel points out, we may believe, what he had seen. Ezekiel 13:18 tn The Hebrew term occurs in the Bible only here and in v. 21. As to his saying, upon all arms, and upon the head of every stature. treated as a radical letter (cf. Some suppose that Ezekiel refers to the abandoned women whose vile and detestable ways are graphically described in the Book of Proverbs (chaps. q.d., I hardly think you will. And say, thus saith the Lord God, woe to the [women] that sew. - will ye hunt after souls, and when they are yours ("come unto you"), will ye promise them life? I doubt not that the Prophet teaches by these words that these women exercised a promiscuous trade, making no distinctions, but, gratifying all without choice, so long as they brought their money in their hands, as we shall by and by see. Ezekiel 28 Prince of Tyre represents Satan, in rebellion in heaven 1 But the deceived ones will turn against Satan 6 King of Tyre represents Satan on earth, compared to his origin 11 Zidon, the last enemies destroyed at the end of the 1000 years 20 The righteous inherit the earth - universe at peace 24 For a chart showing relationships between verses here and ones in Revelation, go. The meaning is that their prophecies brought comfort to the wicked and sadness to the righteous (. Symmachus, "veils;" (Septuagint and Kimchi) or "nets" designed "to take" the unwary; as mispachot maybe properly rendered, ver. ye shall not be able to do it: and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you? Ezekiel 14:1 (cleave). - Like the prophets in Ezekiel 13:2, the prophetesses are here described as prophesying out of their own heart (Ezekiel 13:17); and in Ezekiel 13:18 and Ezekiel 13:19 their offences are more particularly described. 3 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!. Hence this mark of universality ought to be noticed emphatically, because these women did not attend to the disposition with which persons came, but only grasped at their reward, and thus the gate was as open to all as that of the market-place. Sir John Chardin also mentions a mattress with large cushions placed at the back and sides of the person, who uses it as a bed. In the first place, they sew coverings together to wrap round all the joints of the hand of God, so that He cannot touch them; i.e., they cover up and conceal the word of God by their prophesying, more especially its rebuking and threatening force, so that the threatening and judicial arm of God, which ought above all to become both manifest and effective through His prophetic word, does not become either one or the other. The prophet's discourse seems to point out that state of softness and effeminacy to which the predictions of those false prophetesses allured the inhabitants of Jerusalem. I. viii. To get what Ezekiel 13:20 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. He is so indignant at their feebleness and effeminacy, that he describes as women, and pronounces his woe upon the persistency of their endeavours to accommodate themselves and their teaching to the wishes and desires of the community. mispahoth (occurs only here), from saphah, to join, or cleave closely. For in 4:13 it tells you what Paul is explaining to the Christians at the Thessalonians Church. DRYDEN. Vela vel pepla. Of every stature, i.e. It lays hold upon you and impresses you much more effectually than if they had delivered their message in plain though powerful language. Kerchiefs; either veils, or triumphal hats or caps, which were made by these prophetesses, and these were put upon the head of every one who consulted them; and by these habits the deceived inquirer was either persuaded he was made fit to receive the oracle, or was to interpret the sign as promise of victory over the Babylonian, and a triumphant rest in Judea. Ever wanted to know who has the truth and who doesn't? Use this … and inquire of you how things will be, and listen to your lying divinations; can you save them from the ruin and destruction that is coming upon them? Sat. 1 Sam. pillows coverings for purposes of concealment. "The prophetesses may be represented as covering the heads of those whom they by their prophesyings destined to death; as the head of Haman was covered when he was really in those circumstances.". So Kimchi and Ben Melech. Hebrew. kerchiefs = wraps that cleave close round the head. To hunt souls— To destroy men, to expose them to God's vengeance by lulling them into security. FRANCIS. Probably some kind of ornamental dress which rendered women more enticing, so that they could the more successfully hunt or inveigle souls (men) into the worship of their false gods. Calvin explains, "Will ye hunt My people's souls and yet will ye save your own souls"; I, the Lord God, will not allow it. and inquire of you how things will be, and listen to your lying divinations; can you save them from the ruin and destruction that is coming upon them? ), The Chaldeans were to capture Jerusalem. The word מספחות mispachoth, translated here kerchiefs, and by the Vulgate cervicalia, bolsters, Calmet contends, means a sort of nets used in hunting, and in every place where it occurs it will bear this meaning; and hence the use to which it is here said to be applied, to hunt souls. Ezekiel has been commissioned to lift up his voice against the many false prophets who both in Jerusalem and among the exiles are misleading the people by announcing salvation without repentance, and grace without judgment. Odours and perfumes of sweetest fragrance are diffused through the room; fountains or vases of coldest water help to cool the heated air of the tropics. “We can only guess at what, precisely, were the magic wristbands and head veils created by the sorceresses.” (Vawter and Hoppe) iii. Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save … This may be figurative language, designed to express that men were taught to recline at ease on their couches, and to partake of banquets. (James Thomson, M. Livy says, that the augur stood at the threshold with his head covered, and uttered these words, “O Jupiter, hear;” (23) so that it is probable that veils covered the heads of those who wished to consult God, that they might be as it were separated from the world, and no longer look upon human things, but have only spiritual eyesight. Ezekiel 13-18 New International Version (NIV) False Prophets Condemned. We quieten ourselves by saying, “Let not your heart be troubled, all is right; sin cannot be the dreadful thing it is made out to be; do as well as you can; God is merciful.” As for the inevitable and dreaded future, we shut it off from view. 4 O Israel, thy prophets are like … These coverings differed in length according to the stature of the inquirer. "The fox is cunning (Luke 13:32); it spoils the vine and its fruits (Song of Song of Solomon 2:15); and it burrows among ruins (Nehemiah 4:3). I have already described one. These they put on heads of every stature - women of all ages, קומה komah, of every woman that rose up to inveigle men to idolatry. The object being to cover the head so that God"s hand may not be seen (Isaiah 26:11). Now, this old trade of sewing pillows, of making cushions for all elbows that feel the hardness and uncomfortableness of unwelcome facts, is not yet extinct. stature = tall figure. Kesathoth (occurs only here and in Ezekiel 13:20), from kasah, to conceal, to hide. Job 30:7 (gathered together). Bertholet thinks these were amulets which possessed some natural magnetic power. Ezekiel 13:18. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, And say, thus saith the Lord God, woe to the, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature, will ye save  …  souls  …  that come unto you. It afterwards follows, Is it not to hunt souls? For the souls of the people were also their own. What does this verse really mean? HOR. He alludes to the cushions used on sofas. The explanation given by Ephraem Syrus, and adopted by Hitzig, namely, that the kesâthōth were amulets or straps, which they would round their arm-joints when they received or delivered their oracles, is equally untenable. 1. as amulets. The punishment for this will not fail to come. make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature = make mantles to cover the heads (and therefore the eyes) of those on whom the judgments of God"s hand were about to fall, lest they should see. Ezekiel 13 is the thirteenth chapter of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet/priest Ezekiel, and is one of the Books of the Prophets.This chapter contains rebukes against "a variety of false prophets", Ezekiel 13:1-16, and false prophetesses, Ezekiel 13:17-23. make kerchiefs—magical veils, which they put over the heads of those consulting them, as if to fit them for receiving a response, that they might be rapt in spiritual trance above the world. Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you? If Christ had anything to do with their salvation, they do not see clearly what it is; they may believe He was a good man, more than a man, perhaps, whose words they gladly accept, so far as they are agreeable and comforting, and whose example they cannot but admire, though they make no serious effort to imitate it. The quicker and the better we know it, the more curable it will be, and the sooner will come our true peace. Lastly, he signifies that punishment is prepared for the women who ensnare God’s people, because although those who are deceived are worthy of death, yet God will still exact punishment of Satan’s ministers who have endeavored to despoil him of his rights. Ezekiel 13:18 "And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the [women] that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! The ancients were accustomed when they reclined at table to have cushions under their arms, though this is not our habit. ], Cushions, by making people easy in their sins, and promising them impunity, (Challoner) by disguising the truth, or not admonishing people of their danger, chap. - Like the prophets in Ezekiel 13:2, the prophetesses are here described as prophesying out of their own heart (Ezekiel 13:17); and in Ezekiel 13:18 and Ezekiel 13:19 their offences are more particularly described. Terna tibi haec primum triplici diversa colore Licia circumdo, terque haec altaria circum Effigiem duco. iii. your souls, which are yours, can you quicken?'. What does it mean to stand in the gap (Ezekiel 22:30)? The Targum is, "the souls of my people can ye destroy or quicken? Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive [that come] unto you?" Will you ensnare the lives of my people but preserve your own?" In truth, it is specially prosperous at the present time. And again, when we proceed to the next clause, the traditional rendering of מספּחות, as signifying either pillows (ὑπαυχένια, Symm. Ezekiel 13:20, ESV: "“Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Behold, I am against your magic … hunt souls—eagerly trying to allure them to the love of yourselves (Pr 6:26; 2Pe 2:14), so as unwarily to become your prey. Ezekiel 13:19. But what are we to understand by kerchiefs here? For cushions or couches are not placed upon, but under, the arm-joints (or elbows) and the shoulders, which Hvernick understands by אצּילי יד. 30, 31. (R. Bruce, M. These coverings differed in length according to the stature of the inquirer. Read Ezekiel 13:18 - 'Det Danske Bibel' translation - og sig: Så siger den Herre HE EN: Ve dem, der syr Bind til alle Håndled og laver Slør til alle Hoveder efter hver Legemshøjde for at fange Sjæle! 15 Thus will I accomplish my wrath upon the wall, and upon them that have daubed it with untempered morter, and will say unto you, The wall is no more, neither they that daubed it; 16 To wit, the prophets of Israel which prophesy concerning Jerusalem, and which see visions of peace for her, and there is no peace, saith the Lord GOD. The prophetesses predicted ease, prosperity, and luxury when there should be none. nephesh. First occurrence Genesis 6:15 . Compare 1 Samuel 16:7 (his stature); Ezekiel 25:20, &c. Put, here, for every man of high or lofty station: i, e. for the princes or rulers in Jerusalem, whose eyes were blinded by these false prophetesses. Comment. Now, all this is very well, when one can afford it, and the place of destination is such as you desire. But there is no doubt that they wished to represent a kind of sleep, like the foolish who consult oracles, and think themselves in ecstasies, and snatched away beyond all thoughts of this world. And make kerchiefs - The word kerchief is French, couvre chef, that which covers the head; hence handkerchief and neck handkerchief, and pocket handkerchief are pitifully improper; because none of them is used to cover the head, from which alone that article of dress has its name. Put hereby Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Part), App-6, for the People. And say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Woe to those who sew coverings together over all the joints of my hands, and make caps for the head of every size, to catch souls! Make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature. To all arm-holes; all comers had the same answer, these women made not any difference. Jeremiah 7:18; Jeremiah 44:17; Jeremiah 44:19). לעמּי is used instead of the genitive (stat. Saphah occurs 1 Samuel 2:36 (put = attach); Ezekiel 26:19 (abiding = cleaving). There is no doubt that by these tricks they deluded the minds and eyes of the simple. 6, 7). The meaning is almost identical with the “wall of untempered mortar.” The prophets predicted safety when there was none. Ewald, 186e), means a covering or concealment equals כּסוּת. viii. Most ancient interpreters and many modern interpreters have understood the "pillows" (or charms) and "kerchiefs" (or veils), as appliances to which the sorcerers had resort in order to attract notice. Ezekiel 13:18 "And say, 'Thus saith the Lord God; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! constr.) When this love of ease and luxury was carried to excess, cushions were provided not only for the head and shoulders and back, but for the arms and for every joint, that every part of the body might lie softly and feel comfortable. Meanwhile we must remark that false prophets were always immoderately fond of outward signs; for since they have nothing substantial to offer, they have need of ostentation to dazzle all eyes. p. 947. See Proverbs 6:26. Perhaps they might use both; the veils were put on to signify the shame with which their enemies’ faces should be covered, the triumphant caps to note the joys of the Jews; but the event showed which belonged to the one and other. They did, as it were, sew beautifully soft pillows and cushions, to put under every limb and joint of the sleepers, to make their repose more undisturbed and their sleep more profound; and, singing their lullaby o’er the lethargic people, they said,--“Peace, peace, when there was no peace.” Therefore, saith God,--“Woe to the women who sew pillows to all armholes.” We may vary the figure a little, to adapt it to modem times and this Western region. A. Ezekiel 13:19 shows how great their sin had been. Ezekiel 13: 18 and say, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the women who sew magic bands on all wrists * and make veils for the heads of persons of every stature to hunt down lives!Will you hunt down the lives of My people, but preserve the lives of others for yourselves? How, why, and when did Satan fall from heaven? And we have not sufficient ground for altering the text, as the expression זרועתיכם in Ezekiel 13:20 (I will tear the כּסתות from your arms) does not require the assumption that the prophetesses had hidden their arms in כסתות; and such a supposition is by no means obviously in harmony with the facts. The veil was a conspicuous ornament in the east - women whatever their "stature" (or, height) putting them on - and it was worn by magicians in order to seem more mysterious and awful. You were anointed as a guardian cherub, for so I ordained you. And there is one other direction in which we are in constant danger of weakly sewing pillows for our elbows, of concealing from ourselves painful facts--that is, as regards our present condition and future prospects in the sight of God. A true peace, real security, genuine tranquillity, could be obtained only by fearlessly and bravely laying bare the truth, however stern and uncomfortable it might be, and not by covering it up with devices calculated to hide its hideousness and soften its painfulness. Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you? Then they had veils or coverings which they put over their heads. ). And in those veils he had seen a net cast over the victims of the false prophetesses, a snare from which they could not escape.” — Plumptre. — These kerchiefs or veils seem to have been thrown over the heads of those who came to consult the soothsayers concerning the future, in order to blindfold them and draw them into the magic circle. ], make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature. hide from the People the hands of Jehovah lifted up and stretched forth in judgment (Isaiah 26:11; Isaiah 5:2, Isaiah 5:10). "Fly" is peculiarly appropriate as to those lofty spiritual flights to which they pretended to raise their dupes when they veiled their heads with kerchiefs and made them rest on luxurious arm-cushions ( Ezekiel 13:18). Compare verses: Ezekiel 9:21, Ezekiel 9:22, Ezekiel 9:23. The Septuagint renders it proskephalaia = for the head. Hab. They glory in making you uncomfortable. Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes. Ezekiel 13:18-20 "the souls that ye hunt to make them fly" Those who attack the pre-tribulation rapture sometimes read Ezekiel 13:18-20 in the King James, and wrongly conclude this is a condemnation of rapture teachers, who they see as ones who "hunt the souls to make them fly" and believe in the "fly away" doctrine of the pretrib rapture. And so to destroy them. You cannot long live inconsistently with your Christian profession as a member of Christ’s Church and keep up the semblance of godliness, but soon some act of dishonesty or immorality will declare that you are but a whited sepulchre and a vile hypocrite. See also Shaw's Travels, 209, 4to; who says that several velvet or damask bolsters were placed on the carpets or matrasses in Barbary. 18.Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes — Rather, who sew coverings [fillets, or bandages] upon all joints of the hand. make kerchiefs — magical veils, which they put over the heads of those consulting them, as if to fit them for receiving a response, that they might be rapt in spiritual trance above the world. So also veils were provided for all heads and cushions for all arms, for there was no difference except in reference to profit from these profane and base transactions. What does the Bible mean when it refers to the four winds? As the Lord had not endowed men only with the gifts of prophecy, but sometimes women also, e.g., Miriam, Deborah, and Huldah; so women also rose up along with the false prophets, and prophesied out of their own hearts without being impelled by the Spirit of God. Ezekiel 18 is the eighteenth chapter of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet/priest Ezekiel, and is one of the Books of the Prophets. Will you hunt down the lives of My people, but preserve the lives of others for yourselves? It is said, then, woe to those who sew pillows or cushions; it is the same thing — to all armholes, and to those who make covers for the head of every stature. Enter an Eastern divan, or the saloon of the more aristocratic mansions, and you will be struck with the ingenuity and expense with which provision is made for bodily ease and sensual enjoyment. . --- Pillows. It could hardly refer merely to the luxurious voluptuousness of these women, as so many of the early commentators believed. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. Nothing is to be gained by concealment but temporary peace of the most delusive kind. These prophetesses did the same thing by their flattering words as would have been best expressed if they had thought fit to signify the same thing by actions only, (as the prophets sometimes did,) by making bolsters for the arms, and presenting them to the Israelitish women whom they wanted to assure of the continuance of their prosperity; and embroidering handkerchiefs proper to bind over the ornaments of females in a state of honour, and afterwards putting them on their heads." We are adepts at hiding unwelcome facts, and toning down unpleasant truths. Ezekiel 2:15 (puttest = holdest). p. 395, 565. That sew pillows to all arm holes - I believe this refers to those cushions which are so copiously provided in the eastern countries for the apartments of women; on which they sit, lean, rest their heads, and prop up their arms. Bertholet thinks these were amulets which possessed some natural magnetic power. Micah 3:5); by hurling into destruction, through their lies, those who are only too glad to listen to lying; by slaying the souls of the people which ought to live, and by preserving those which ought not to live, i.e., their own souls (Deuteronomy 18:20). See also H. W. F. Saggs, "External Souls in the Old Testament [, ]," Journal of Semitic Studies (1974):1-12. To hunt souls.] Hebrew. [Psalms 19:10]. Ezekiel 13:20 Context. 73, &c. Around his waxen image first I wind Three woollen fillets, of three colours join'd; Thrice bind about his thrice-devoted head, Which round the sacred altar thrice is led. To all arm-holes— See Jeremiah 38:12. Calvin explains, 'Will ye hunt my people's souls, and yet will ye save your own souls?' Still less can it stand for the singular יד. The image of the text is easily understood. These interpret the words of the prophet almost literally; they regard these “pillows and kerchiefs” as literal pillows and kerchiefs with which they furnished their chambers and decked their persons to allure souls into their snares, and ruin them. There is often something very quaint and forcible about the imagery of the old prophets. Your settings and mountings were made of gold; on the day you were created they were prepared. 17 “And you, son of man, set your face against the daughters of your people, who prophesy out of their own hearts. "prophesying." We dislike everything that disturbs our peace of mind, or ruffles the serenity of our conscience. “No eye saw me; it will never be known.” This is a most wretched, yet common delusion, Sin will out. They know little or nothing of a complete surrender of the soul to God as their Father, to Christ as their Saviour, to the Holy Ghost as their Sanctifier; of the necessity of that new birth which gives an entire change to the bias of the will, and which makes life henceforth one long endeavour, even amid failure and weakness, to conform to the pattern of the perfect Christ; they do not apprehend the bearing upon human life and destiny of the momentous facts of our Lord’s incarnation, death, resurrection, and ascension. Pillows for all elbows. And what a comfort, to those who can afford it, are our first-class carriages, with their softly cushioned seats, their resting plates for the arms, and “pillows for all armholes.” One could almost sleep there as in his own bed, and travel hundreds of miles without seeing the inside of a house. 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