Ezekiel 321 A lamentation for the fearful fall of Egypt.11 The sword of Babylon shall destroy it.17 It shall be brought down to hell, among all the uncircumcised nations. A.M. 3417. B.C. 587. in the twelfth.On Wednesday, March 22, A.M. 3417, the twelfth year of Jeconiah's captivity, about a year and half after the destruction of Jerusalem, and at a time when Pharaoh was in power and prosperity. 17; 1:2; 29:1,17; 30:20 take up.16,18; 19:1; 27:2,32; 28:12; Jer 9:18Thou art like.19:2-6; 38:13; Ge 49:9; Nu 24:9; Pr 28:15; Jer 4:7; Na 2:11-13and thou art as.29:3; Ps 74:13,14; Isa 27:1; 51:9whale. or, dragon. and troubledst.34:18 12:13; 17:20; Ec 9:12; Jer 16:16; La 1:13; Ho 7:12; Hab 1:14-17 29:5; 31:12,13; 39:4,5,17-20; 1Sa 17:44-46; Ps 63:10; 74:14Ps 79:2,3; 83:9,10; 110:5,6; Isa 14:19; 18:6; 34:2-7; 66:24; Jer 8:2Jer 25:33; Joe 3:19; Re 19:17,18 And I.To represent the power, rapaciousness, and cruelty of Pharaoh, he had been compared to a fierce young lion, and also to an immense, overgrown sea-monster, or crocodile; and here it is predicted that God would cast a net over him, by which many companies of people should drag him out of his rivers, and cast him into the open field, mountains, valleys, etc., to be devoured by birds and beasts of prey; that is, his ruin would be complete, and attended with terrible miseries to the Egyptians, and afford a large booty to their enemies. water.Ex 7:17; Isa 34:3,7; Re 14:20; 16:6the land.Egypt, so called because interspersed by numerous canals, and overflowed annually by the Nile. wherein thou swimmest. or, of thy swimming. put thee out. or, extinguish thee.Job 18:5,6; Pr 13:9I will cover the heaven.Destroy the empire. 30:3,18; Ex 10:21-23; Isa 13:10; 34:4; Jer 13:16; Joe 2:2,31; 3:15Am 8:9; Mt 24:29; Re 6:12,13make.Overwhelm the dependent states. the sun.The king. the moon.The queen, or some state less than the kingdom. bright lights of heaven. Heb. lights of the light in heaven.Ge 1:14dark. Heb. them dark.Pr 20:20set darkness upon.Involve the whole land in desolation and woe. vex. Heb. provoke to anger, or grief.Re 11:18; 18:10-15when.29:12; 30:23,26; Jer 25:15-25 amazed.27:35; De 29:24; 1Ki 9:8my sword.De 32:41and they.26:16; 30:9; Ex 15:14-16; Jer 51:9; Zec 11:2; Re 18:10 The sword.26:7; 30:4,22-25; Jer 43:10; 46:13,24-26 the terrible.28:7; 30:11; 31:11; De 28:49,50; Hab 1:6,7they shall.29:19; Isa 25:2,3 destroy.29:8; 30:12neither.2; 29:11; 34:18 and cause.The neighbouring countries shall be in a state of quietness, like a river that smoothly glides along, having no longer a political crocodile to foul their waters, or to disturb their peace. destitute of that whereof. Heb. desolate from the fulnessthereof. 29:12,19,20; Ps 24:1; 107:34then.6:7; 30:26; Ex 7:5; 14:4,18; Ps 9:16; 83:17,18 2; 26:17; 2Sa 1:17; 3:33,34; 2Ch 35:25; Jer 9:17 in the twelfth.1; 1:2the fifteenth.That is, of the twelfth month, just a fortnight after the preceding prophecy. wail.2,16; 21:6,7; Isa 16:9; Mic 1:8; Lu 19:41; Ro 12:15cast.That is, predict that they shall be cast down. 43:3; Jer 1:10; Ho 6:5the daughters.The cities and colonies of the celebrated nations afterwards enumerated. unto the.21,24-32; 26:20; 31:14; Ps 30:9; 63:9; Isa 14:15 dost.27:3,4; 28:12-17; 31:2,18go.Isa 14:9-15with.21,24,29,30; 28:10; 1Sa 17:26,36; Jer 9:25,26 fall.23-26,29,30; 29:8-12she is delivered to the sword. or, the sword is laid. draw.Ps 28:3; Pr 24:11; Jer 22:19 strong.Pharaoh is here represented as descending into the regions of the dead, whither many mighty warriors and potentates had gone before him, who welcome him to their dreary mansion. 27; Isa 1:31; 14:9,10; Lu 16:23,24gone.19,24,25; Nu 16:30-34; Ps 9:17; 55:15; Pr 14:32 24,26,29,30; 31:3-18; Nu 24:24; Ps 83:8-10Assur.Isa 30:33; 37:36-38; Na 1:7-12; 3:1-19 graves.The niches in the sides of the subterranean burying places. 26:20; Isa 14:15which.24-27,32; 26:17,20; Isa 14:16; 51:12,13terror. or, dismaying. the land.26:20; Job 28:13; Ps 27:13; 116:9; 142:5; Isa 38:11; Jer 11:19 Elam.Ge 10:22; 14:1; 1Ch 1:17; Jer 25:25; 49:34-39; Da 8:2which are.18,21; 26:20which caused.23borne.25,30; 16:52,54; 34:29; 36:6,7,15; 39:26; 44:13; Jer 3:24,25Hab 2:16 set her.Ps 139:8; Re 2:22a bed.A cell, or bier, in the sepulchral vault, in which the corpse was deposited. all of them.19,21; 44:7,9; 2Sa 1:20; 1Ch 10:4; Ac 7:51though.Lu 12:4,5 Meshech.Supposed to be the Moschi, a people between Iberia and Armenia, from whom, probably the Muscovites are descended. 27:13; 38:2,3; 39:1; Ge 10:2,12; 1Ch 1:5Tubal.Probably the Tibarenians, a people of Pontus, west of the Moschians. all of.19,20,24caused.23,27,32 shall not.21; Job 3:13-15; Isa 14:18,19to hell.That is, to the grave; and are buried in their armour, with their weapons lying by their sides, as was a very ancient practice in various nations. their weapons of war. Heb. weapons of their war.Isa 54:17; 2Co 10:4but.18:20; Job 20:11; Ps 49:14; 92:7,9; 109:18; Pr 14:32; Joh 8:24 Da 2:34,35 Edom.25:1-17; 35:1-15; Ge 25:30; 36:1-19; Isa 34:1-17; 63:1-6Jer 49:7-22; Am 1:11,12; Ob 1:1,2-9; Mal 1:3,4laid. Heb. given, or put. the princes.The kings of Media, Armenia, and other nations north of Chaldea, or of the Syrians and others north of Judah, with "all the Zidonians," kings of Zidon, Tyre, and other cities of Phoenicia. 38:6,15; 39:2, Jer 25:22and bear.24,25 Pharaoh shall.Pharaoh, who said he was a god, shall be found among the dead. shall be.Shall console himself, when he sees all these mighty nations and proud conquerors in the same condition as himself. 14:22; 31:16; La 2:13 27; Ge 35:5; Job 31:23; Jer 25:15-38; Zep 3:6-8; 2Co 5:11Heb 10:31; Re 6:15-17
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