Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
ContextA Prophecy Against the South
45Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 46Son of man, set your face toward the south, and drop your word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field; 47And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in you, and it shall devour every green tree in you, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein. 48And all flesh shall see that I the LORD have kindled it: it shall not be quenched. 49Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Then said I, Ah Lord Jehovah! they say of me, Is he not a speaker of parables?
And I said: Ah, ah, ah, O Lord God: they say of me: Doth not this man speak by parables?
Darby Bible Translation
And I said, Ah, Lord Jehovah! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?
King James Bible
Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?
Young's Literal Translation
And I say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah, They are saying of me, Is he not using similes?