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Ezekiel 25

Overview

Ezekiel 25:1, God’s vengeance, for their insolency against the Jews, upon the Ammonites; Ezekiel 25:8, upon Moab and Seir; Ezekiel 25:12, upon Edom; Ezekiel 25:15, and upon the Philistines.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 13:1 - the Ammonite Jeremiah 12:14 - I will Jeremiah 27:3 - Edom Lamentations 1:21 - thou wilt Ezekiel 28:26 - when I Ezekiel 32:29 - Edom Ezekiel 36:7 - the heathen Joel 3:19 - Edom Habakkuk 1:17 - and Zephaniah 2:9 - Surely

Verse 2

thy face: Ezekiel 6:2, Ezekiel 20:46, Ezekiel 21:2, Ezekiel 35:2

the Ammonites: Ezekiel 21:28-32, Genesis 19:38, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:21, Jeremiah 27:3, Jeremiah 49:1-6, Amos 1:13-15, Zephaniah 2:8-11

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Jeremiah 40:14 - Ammonites Ezekiel 5:8 - in the Ezekiel 11:4 - General Ezekiel 25:10 - with the Ammonites Ezekiel 26:2 - Aha Ezekiel 28:21 - set Ezekiel 29:2 - set Ezekiel 38:2 - set Daniel 11:17 - set

Verse 3

thou saidst: Ezekiel 25:6, Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 26:2-21, Ezekiel 35:10-15, Ezekiel 36:2, Psalms 70:2, Psalms 70:3, Proverbs 17:5, Proverbs 24:17, Proverbs 24:18, Lamentations 2:21, Lamentations 2:22, Lamentations 4:21, Micah 7:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Nehemiah 4:7 - the Ammonites Isaiah 10:13 - For he saith Jeremiah 12:14 - against Jeremiah 24:9 - to be a Jeremiah 30:16 - General Jeremiah 33:24 - thus Jeremiah 50:11 - ye were Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 2:16 - We have swallowed Ezekiel 18:2 - the land Ezekiel 22:16 - take thine inheritance in thyself Zephaniah 2:8 - the revilings Zechariah 1:15 - and

Verse 4

men: Heb. children, Judges 6:3, Judges 6:33, Judges 7:12, Judges 8:10, 1 Kings 4:30. Josephus expressly states, that five years after the destruction of Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar turned his arms against the Ammonites and Moabites, and entirely subjugated them; and it is probable, that the Arabs, and other nations east of Judah, then took possession of their cities, and enjoyed the fruits of their land. The country of Moab and Ammon is now inhabited by the Bedouin Arabs; where they pasture their flocks, and, no doubt, make the ruins of Rabbah, their one proud capital, "a stable for camels," and other cattle. See note on 2 Samuel 12:26.

of the east: Genesis 29:1, Numbers 23:7, Isaiah 41:2

they shall eat: Leviticus 26:16, Deuteronomy 28:33, Deuteronomy 28:51, Judges 6:3-6, Isaiah 1:7, Isaiah 32:8, Isaiah 32:9, Isaiah 65:22

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 49:2 - that I will Lamentations 1:14 - delivered Ezekiel 25:10 - the men

Verse 5

Rabbah: Ezekiel 21:20, Rabbath, 2 Samuel 12:26

a stable: Isaiah 17:2, Isaiah 32:14, Zephaniah 2:14, Zephaniah 2:15

and ye: Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 24:24, Ezekiel 26:6, Ezekiel 30:8, Ezekiel 35:9, Ezekiel 38:23, Psalms 83:18, Isaiah 37:20

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 20:1 - Rabbah Ezekiel 23:49 - and ye shall know Ezekiel 25:11 - and they Ezekiel 25:17 - they shall Amos 1:14 - Rabbah Zephaniah 2:6 - the sea

Verse 6

thou hast: Job 27:23, Job 34:37, Jeremiah 48:27, Lamentations 2:15, Nahum 3:19, Zephaniah 2:15

hands: Heb. hand

stamped: Ezekiel 6:11

feet: Heb. foot

rejoiced: Ezekiel 25:15, Ezekiel 35:15, Ezekiel 36:5, Nehemiah 4:3, Nehemiah 4:4, *marg. Proverbs 24:17, Obadiah 1:12, Zephaniah 2:8, Zephaniah 2:10

heart: Heb. soul

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Nehemiah 2:10 - it grieved Jeremiah 10:25 - eaten Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 2:16 - We have swallowed Lamentations 4:21 - be glad Ezekiel 23:32 - thou shalt be Ezekiel 25:3 - thou saidst Ezekiel 26:2 - Aha Micah 7:8 - Rejoice Habakkuk 1:15 - therefore Zechariah 2:8 - the nations

Verse 7

I will stretch: Ezekiel 25:13, Ezekiel 25:16, Ezekiel 14:9, Ezekiel 35:3, Zephaniah 1:4

and will: Jeremiah 49:2, Amos 1:14

a spoil: or, meat

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 15:6 - stretch Lamentations 1:14 - delivered Ezekiel 24:24 - ye shall Ezekiel 26:5 - and it Ezekiel 26:6 - and they Ezekiel 28:23 - and they shall Obadiah 1:12 - rejoiced Zechariah 2:8 - the nations

Verse 8

Moab: Numbers 24:17, Psalms 83:4-8, Isaiah 15:1 - Isaiah 16:14, Isaiah 25:10, Jeremiah 25:21, Jeremiah 48:1-47, Amos 2:1-3, Zephaniah 2:8-11

Seir: Ezekiel 25:12-14, Ezekiel 35:1-15, Deuteronomy 2:5, Isaiah 34:1-17, Isaiah 63:1-6, Jeremiah 27:3, Jeremiah 49:7-22, Amos 2:11, Amos 2:12, Obadiah 1:1-9

the house: Isaiah 10:9-11, Isaiah 36:18-20

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:14 - unto Seir Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Jeremiah 48:27 - was not Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 4:21 - be glad Ezekiel 25:3 - thou saidst Ezekiel 25:5 - and ye Ezekiel 35:2 - mount Ezekiel 36:5 - against all Joel 3:2 - and parted

Verse 9

side: or, shoulder

Bethjeshimoth: Joshua 13:20

Baalmeon: Numbers 32:37, Numbers 32:38, Joshua 13:17, Joshua 13:19, Jeremiah 48:23

Reciprocal: Numbers 33:49 - Bethjesimoth 1 Chronicles 5:8 - Baalmeon Jeremiah 48:8 - and no Jeremiah 48:12 - wanderers Jeremiah 48:21 - the plain Amos 2:1 - of Moab

Verse 10

the men: Ezekiel 25:4

with the Ammonites: or, against the children of Ammon, Ezekiel 25:2-7

may: Ezekiel 21:32, Psalms 83:3-6, Isaiah 23:16

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 48:12 - wanderers Ezekiel 26:2 - she is

Verse 11

I will: Ezekiel 25:17, Ezekiel 5:8, Ezekiel 5:10, Ezekiel 5:15, Ezekiel 11:9, Ezekiel 16:41, Ezekiel 30:14, Ezekiel 30:19, Ezekiel 39:21, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 149:7, Jude 1:15

upon: Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:21, Jeremiah 48:1-47

and they: Ezekiel 25:5, Ezekiel 35:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:4 - by great Ezekiel 12:15 - General Ezekiel 24:24 - ye shall Ezekiel 26:6 - and they Ezekiel 28:23 - and they shall Ezekiel 33:29 - shall

Verse 12

Because: Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 35:1-15, 2 Chronicles 28:17, 2 Chronicles 28:18, Psalms 137:7, Jeremiah 49:7-22

taking vengeance: Heb. revenging, revengement, Genesis 27:41, Genesis 27:42, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:12, Obadiah 1:10-16

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder Genesis 36:1 - General Deuteronomy 30:7 - General 2 Chronicles 28:9 - because the Lord God Isaiah 34:5 - upon Idumea Jeremiah 25:21 - Edom Jeremiah 40:11 - all the Jews Lamentations 4:21 - the cup Ezekiel 25:15 - Because Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Ezekiel 35:5 - thou hast had Ezekiel 36:5 - with despiteful Joel 3:4 - will ye Zechariah 1:15 - and Zechariah 2:8 - the nations Romans 12:19 - avenge

Verse 13

I will also: Ezekiel 25:7, Ezekiel 25:16, Isaiah 34:1-17, Isaiah 63:1-6, Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Malachi 1:3, Malachi 1:4

and will: Ezekiel 14:8, Ezekiel 14:13, Ezekiel 14:17, Ezekiel 14:19-21, Ezekiel 29:8, Genesis 6:7, Jeremiah 7:20

Teman: Genesis 36:11, Jeremiah 49:7, Jeremiah 49:20, Obadiah 1:9, Habakkuk 3:3

of Dedan shall fall by the sword: or, shall fall by the sword unto Dedan, Jeremiah 25:23, Jeremiah 49:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:3 - Dedan Genesis 36:15 - duke Teman 1 Chronicles 1:32 - Dedan 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites Jeremiah 49:13 - a desolation Jeremiah 49:17 - Edom Ezekiel 35:9 - perpetual Obadiah 1:10 - and

Verse 14

by the hand: This was fulfilled by the Maccabees, who not only entirely subjugated them, but obliged them to receive circumcision. Genesis 27:29, Isaiah 11:14, Isaiah 63:1-6, Jeremiah 49:2

and they shall know: Deuteronomy 32:35, Deuteronomy 32:36, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 58:11, Nahum 1:2-4, Hebrews 10:30, Hebrews 10:31, Revelation 6:16, Revelation 6:17

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 16:21 - I will this Jeremiah 49:13 - a desolation Ezekiel 24:24 - ye shall Ezekiel 25:17 - they shall Ezekiel 26:6 - and they Obadiah 1:10 - and Malachi 1:3 - laid Malachi 1:4 - The people Romans 13:4 - revenger

Verse 15

Because: Ezekiel 25:6, Ezekiel 25:12, Isaiah 14:29-31, Jeremiah 25:20, Jeremiah 47:1-7, Joel 3:4-21, Zephaniah 2:4-7, Amos 1:6-8, Zechariah 9:5-8

dealt: 2 Chronicles 28:18, Psalms 83:7, Isaiah 9:12

to destroy: Judges 14:1 - Judges 16:31, 1 Samuel 4:1 - 1 Samuel 6:21, 1 Samuel 13:1 - 1 Samuel 14:52, 1 Samuel 17:1-58, 1 Samuel 21:1-15, 2 Samuel 8:1-18, 1 Chronicles 7:21

for the old hatred: or, with perpetual hatred

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:7 - General Isaiah 14:30 - and I Jeremiah 50:11 - ye were Lamentations 1:21 - they are Lamentations 2:16 - We have swallowed Ezekiel 35:5 - perpetual hatred Ezekiel 36:5 - with despiteful Zechariah 2:8 - the nations Luke 6:28 - despitefully

Verse 16

I will stretch: These predictions against the Philistines, Edomites, and others, seem to have been fulfilled by by Nebuchadnezzar during the siege of Tyre. Berosus states that he subdued Syria, Arabia, Phoenicia, and Egypt; and now their very names have no existence, except in history. Ezekiel 25:7, Ezekiel 25:13

Cherethims: 1 Samuel 30:14, 2 Samuel 15:18, Zephaniah 2:4, Zephaniah 2:5-15, Cherethites

and destroy: Jeremiah 47:4

sea coast: or, haven of the sea

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 8:18 - the Cherethites Jeremiah 47:5 - the remnant Jeremiah 47:7 - the sea Amos 1:6 - Gaza Amos 1:8 - I will cut Obadiah 1:19 - the plain

Verse 17

I will: Ezekiel 25:11, Ezekiel 5:15

vengeance: Heb. vengeances

they shall: Ezekiel 25:5, Ezekiel 25:11, Ezekiel 25:14, Ezekiel 6:7, Psalms 9:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:5 - Egyptians Ezekiel 24:24 - ye shall Ezekiel 26:6 - and they Ezekiel 28:23 - and they shall Daniel 4:17 - that the living Hosea 9:7 - Israel

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 25". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-25.html.