Ezekiel 27

1 The riches and commerce of Tyrus.

26 The great and irrecoverable fall thereof.

1

32; 19:1; 26:17; 28:12; 32:2; Jer 7:20; 9:10,17-20; Am 5:1,16

O thou.Tyre was situated in the Mediterranean, at the nearest entrance to it from the interior and eastern part of Asia.

4,25; 26:17; 28:2,3; Isa 23:2

a merchant.

12-36; Isa 23:3,8,11; Re 18:3,11-15

I am.

4,10,11; 28:12-17; Ps 50:2; Isa 23:9

of perfect beauty. Heb. perfect of beauty.

midst. Heb. heart.

26:5

made. Heb. built.

of Senir.

De 3:9; So 4:8

Shenir. cedars.

1Ki 5:1,6; Ps 29:5; 92:12; 104:16; Isa 14:8

the oaks.

Isa 2:13; Zec 11:2

the company, etc. or, they have made thy hatches of ivorywell trodden. Rather, "thy benches have they made of ivory inlaid with box, from the isles of Chittim." Vulgate, {de insulis Italiæ,} "from the islands of Italy," which were always famous for box-trees.

company. Heb. daughters. the isles.

Ge 10:4

Kittim.

Nu 24:24; Jer 2:10

linen.

1Ki 10:28; Pr 7:16; Isa 19:9

blue and purple. or, purple and scarlet.

Ex 25:4; Jer 10:9

Elishah.Elis, part of the Peloponnesus, extending along the western coast of Arcadia, north of Messenia, and south of Achaia.

Ge 10:4; 1Ch 1:7

Zidon.

Ge 10:15

Sidon.

Ge 49:13; Jos 11:8

Arvad.

11; Ge 10:18; Isa 10:9; Jer 49:23

wise.

28; 1Ki 5:6; 9:27; 2Ch 2:13,14

Gebal.

Jos 13:5; 1Ki 5:18; *marg:

Ps 83:7

calkers. or, stoppers of chinks. Heb. strengtheners.

27

Persia.

38:5; Da 5:28

of Lud.

30:5; Ge 10:6,13,22; 1Ch 1:8,11,17; Isa 66:19; Jer 46:9; Na 3:9

they hanged.

11; So 4:4

of Arvad.

8

they have.

3,4

38:13; Ge 10:4; 1Ki 10:22; 22:48; 2Ch 20:36,37; Ps 72:10; Isa 2:16

Isa 23:6,10,14; 60:9; Jer 10:9; Jon 1:3

Javan.

Ge 10:2,4; 1Ch 1:5,7; Isa 66:19; Da 8:21; 10:20; 11:2

Tubal.

32:26; 38:2,3; 39:1; Ge 10:2; 1Ch 1:5

the persons.

Joe 3:3; Re 18:13

market. or, merchandise.

Togarmah.

38:6; Ge 10:3; 1Ch 1:6

Dedan.

20; Ge 10:7; 25:3; 1Ch 1:9,32; Jer 25:23; 49:8

of ivory.

1Ki 10:22; Re 18:12

Syria.

Ge 10:22

Aram.

Ge 28:5; Jud 10:6; 2Sa 8:5; 10:6; 15:8; Isa 7:2

the wares of thy making. Heb. thy works. agate. or,chrysoprase.

wheat.

De 8:8; 32:14; 1Ki 5:9; 2Ch 2:10; Ezr 3:7; Ac 12:20

Minnith.

Jud 11:33

balm. or, rosin.

Ge 43:11; Jer 8:22

Damascus.

Ge 15:2; 1Ki 11:24,25; Isa 7:8; Ac 9:2

Helbon.The Chalybon of the Greeks and Romans, now called by the natives Haleb, and by us Aleppo, said to have been so celebrated for its wine, that the Persian kings would drink no other. It was a celebrated city of Syria, situated about 90 miles from the Mediterranean by way of Antioch, and 100 from the Euphrates, in lat. 36 degrees 11' 25" north, long. 37 degrees 9' east; and previous to its destruction by an earthquake in 1822, occupied, including its suburbs, eight small hills, with the intermediate valleys, comprehending a circuit of about seven miles; and its inhabitants were variously estimated at from 100,000 to 258,000 souls.

Dan.

Jud 18:29

going to and fro. or, Menzal. cassia.

Ex 30:23,24; Ps 45:8; So 4:13,14

Dedan.

15; Ge 25:3

precious clothes. Heb. clothes of freedom.

Arabia.

1Ki 10:15; Jer 25:24; Ac 2:11; Ga 4:25

Kedar.

Ge 25:13; 1Ch 1:29; So 1:5; Isa 21:16; 60:7

occupied with thee. Heb. were the merchants of thy hand. inlambs.

2Ch 17:11; Isa 60:7

Sheba.

Ge 10:7; 1Ki 10:1-13; 1Ch 1:9; 2Ch 9:1-12; Ps 72:10,15; Isa 60:6

Haran.

Ge 11:31,32; 12:4; 2Ki 19:12; Isa 37:12; Ac 7:4

Charran. Canneh.

Ge 10:10,22

Calneh.

Isa 10:9

Calno.

Am 6:2

Calneh. Eden.

Ge 2:8; Am 1:5

Sheba.

Ge 25:3; Job 1:15

Asshur.

Ge 32:22; Nu 24:22; Ps 83:8; Isa 7:18,20

all sorts of things. or, excellent things. clothes. Heb.foldings.

2Ki 2:8

ships.

1Ki 10:22; Ps 48:7; Isa 2:16; 23:14; 60:9

glorious.

4

rowers.

Isa 33:23

great.

26:19; Ps 93:3,4; Re 17:15

the east.

34; Ps 48:7; Ac 27:14,41

midst. Heb. heart.

Thy riches.In these beautiful and expressive figures, Tyre is represented as a ship at sea, wrecked through the mistakes of her pilots and rowers; that is, destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar, and afterwards by Alexander, in consequence of her rulers having pertinaciously resolved to withstand those haughty conquerors. This vast ship, laden with all kinds of valuable wares, being wrecked, all her valuables, sailors, officers, etc. went to the bottom.

7-9,12,18,19,22,24,34; 26:12; Pr 11:4; Re 18:11-24

and in all. or, even with all. shall fall.

26:14,21

midst. Heb. heart.

26

suburbs. or waves. shake.

35; 26:10,15-18; 31:16; Ex 15:14; Na 2:3

all that handle.

Re 18:17-24

shall come.

26:16; 32:10

shall cause.All that were on land, seeing this gallant ship perishing with all her men and goods, are here represented as setting up a dismal cry at the heart-rending sight.

31,32; 26:17; Isa 23:1-6; Re 18:9-19

cast.

1Sa 4:12; 2Sa 1:2; Job 2:12; La 2:10; Re 18:19

they shall wallow.

Es 4:1-4; Job 2:8; 42:6; Jer 6:26; 25:34; Jon 3:6; Mic 1:10

they shall make.

7:18; Le 21:5; De 14:1; Isa 15:2; 22:12; Jer 16:6; 47:5; 48:37

Am 8:10; Mic 1:16

they shall weep.

Isa 16:9; 22:4; Mic 1:8

take up.

2; 26:17

What city.

La 1:12; 2:13; Re 18:18

the destroyed.

26; 26:4,5

thy wares.

3,12-36; Isa 23:3-8; Re 18:3,12-15,19

with the.

27; 28:16

26,27; 26:12-15,19-21; Zec 9:3,4

the inhabitants.

26:15-18; Isa 23:6

their kings.

28:17-19; 32:10; Re 18:9,10

hiss.

26:2; 1Ki 9:8; Jer 18:16; 19:8; La 2:15; Zep 2:15

thou shalt.

26:14,21

a terror. Heb. terrors. never shalt be any more. Heb.shalt not be for ever.

Ps 37:10,36
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