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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Ezekiel 35

Verse 1

the LORD . Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

Verse 2

Son of man . See note on Ezekiel 2:1 .

mount Seir i.e. Edom. Compare Ezekiel 6:2 ; Ezekiel 25:12-14 . Ch. 35 is introductory. Compare Ezekiel 36:5 , preparing the way for the reoccupation by Israel.

Verse 3

the Lord GOD . Hebrew. Adonai Jehovah . See note on Ezekiel 2:4 .

Behold . Figure of speech Asterismos . App-6 .

Verse 4

thou shalt know . See note on Ezekiel 6:7 .

Verse 5

a perpetual hatred = a hatred of old.

children = sons.

by the forms = by the hands of: "hands" being put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of the Effect), App-6 , for the slaughter wrought by thorn.

that their iniquity had an end : or, in the time of the final punishment for their iniquity.

iniquity. Hebrew ` avah . App-44 .

Verse 6

as I live. Figure of speech Deieis . App-6 .

saith the Lord GOD = [is) Adonai Jehovah's oracle.

sith = since.

Verse 8

I will fill . Compare Isaiah 34:1-15 .

Verse 9

return = be rebuilt, or inhabited.

ye shall know , Re. See note on Ezekiel 6:7 .

Verse 10

thou host said . Compare Psalms 83:4 , Psalms 83:12 .

two : i.e. Israel and Judah.

it. Can this refer to the blessing which Esau sought?

whereas : or, though.

was there . Compare Ezekiel 36:2 , Ezekiel 36:5 , and Ezekiel 48:35 ,

Verse 11

do = deal.

Verse 15

the house of Israel. See note on Ea. Ezekiel 16:31 .

Idumea = Edom,

they shall know . See note on Ezekiel 6:10 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Ezekiel 35". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/ezekiel-35.html. 1909-1922.