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Ezekiel 28

Introduction

Overview

Ezekiel 28:1, God’s judgment upon the prince of Tyrus for his sacrilegious pride; Ezekiel 28:11, A lamentation of his great glory corrupted by sin; Ezekiel 28:20, The judgment of Zidon; Ezekiel 28:24, The restoration of Israel.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 25:22 - Tyrus

Verse 2

the prince: Josephus states, on the authority of Menander, who translated the Phoenician annals into Greek, and Philostratus, that this prince was Ithobal.

Because: Ezekiel 28:5, Ezekiel 28:17, Ezekiel 31:10, Deuteronomy 8:14, 2 Chronicles 26:16, Proverbs 16:18, Proverbs 18:12, Isaiah 2:12, Daniel 5:22, Daniel 5:23, Habakkuk 2:4, 1 Timothy 3:6, 1 Peter 5:5

I am: Ezekiel 28:6, Ezekiel 28:9, Genesis 3:5, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23, Revelation 17:3

I sit: Ezekiel 28:12-2 Chronicles :, Isaiah 14:13, Isaiah 14:14, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 4:31, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

in the midst: Heb. in the heart, Ezekiel 27:3, Ezekiel 27:4, Ezekiel 27:26, Ezekiel 27:27, *marg.

yet: Ezekiel 28:9, Psalms 9:20, Psalms 72:6, Psalms 72:7, Isaiah 31:3

thou set: Ezekiel 28:6, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

Reciprocal: Judges 7:2 - Mine own 1 Samuel 17:44 - Come to me 2 Kings 19:22 - exalted thy voice 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart Job 40:11 - behold Psalms 12:3 - tongue Psalms 73:6 - Therefore Psalms 87:4 - this man Psalms 119:21 - rebuked Psalms 138:6 - but the proud Proverbs 30:13 - General Isaiah 2:17 - the loftiness Isaiah 10:13 - For he saith Isaiah 23:2 - the isle Isaiah 23:8 - the crowning Isaiah 37:23 - against whom Isaiah 47:7 - thou saidst Isaiah 47:10 - Thy wisdom Jeremiah 9:23 - wise Jeremiah 48:7 - because Jeremiah 50:32 - the most proud Ezekiel 11:5 - Thus have Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 26:17 - strong Ezekiel 28:14 - upon Ezekiel 28:18 - defiled Ezekiel 29:3 - My river Daniel 4:4 - was Daniel 7:4 - and a Daniel 11:12 - his heart Zephaniah 2:15 - I am Zechariah 9:4 - he will Mark 7:24 - Tyre Luke 14:9 - and thou 1 Corinthians 4:7 - why Galatians 6:14 - that I James 3:5 - so Revelation 18:7 - much she

Verse 3

thou art: Daniel 1:20, Daniel 2:48, Daniel 5:11, Daniel 5:12, Zechariah 9:2, Zechariah 9:3

no secret: 1 Kings 4:29-Jonah :, 1 Kings 10:3, Job 15:8, Psalms 25:14, Daniel 2:22, Daniel 2:27, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 2:47, Daniel 5:12

Reciprocal: Job 32:13 - We Proverbs 28:11 - rich Ezekiel 14:14 - Daniel Ezekiel 27:3 - O thou Ezekiel 28:15 - perfect Daniel 1:6 - Daniel Daniel 1:17 - Daniel had understanding Daniel 4:9 - no secret Habakkuk 1:16 - they

Verse 4

Ezekiel 29:3, Deuteronomy 8:17, Deuteronomy 8:18, Proverbs 18:11, Proverbs 23:4, Proverbs 23:5, Ecclesiastes 9:11, Habakkuk 1:16, Zechariah 9:2-Numbers :

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 17:9 - and shall be Psalms 49:6 - boast Isaiah 23:3 - she is Jeremiah 49:4 - trusted Zechariah 9:3 - heaped Mark 10:24 - trust

Verse 5

thy great wisdom: Heb. the greatness of thy wisdom, Proverbs 26:12, Isaiah 5:21, Romans 12:16

and by: Ezekiel 27:12-Zephaniah :, Psalms 62:10, Isaiah 23:3, Isaiah 23:8, Hosea 12:7, Hosea 12:8, Zechariah 9:3, James 4:13, James 4:14

and thine: Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 16:49, Deuteronomy 6:11, Deuteronomy 6:12, Deuteronomy 8:13, Deuteronomy 8:14, 2 Chronicles 25:19, 2 Chronicles 32:23-Lamentations :, Job 31:24, Job 31:25, Psalms 52:7, Psalms 62:10, Proverbs 11:28, Proverbs 30:9, Isaiah 10:8-2 Chronicles :, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 4:37, Hosea 13:6, Luke 12:16-Ecclesiastes :, 1 Timothy 6:17

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart Esther 1:4 - When he Psalms 49:6 - boast Ezekiel 28:17 - heart Daniel 5:23 - lifted Daniel 11:12 - his heart Mark 10:24 - trust

Verse 6

Because: Ezekiel 28:2, Exodus 9:17, Job 9:4, Job 40:9-2 Kings :, 1 Corinthians 10:22, 2 Thessalonians 2:4, James 1:11

Verse 7

I will: Ezekiel 26:7-2 Chronicles :, Isaiah 23:8, Isaiah 23:9, Amos 3:6

the terrible: Ezekiel 30:11, Ezekiel 31:12, Ezekiel 32:12, Deuteronomy 28:49, Deuteronomy 28:50, Isaiah 25:3, Isaiah 25:4, Daniel 7:7, Habakkuk 1:6-Ruth :

defile: Ezekiel 28:15-Esther :

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 7:24 - I will bring Ezekiel 28:10 - by the Daniel 2:31 - terrible

Verse 8

shall bring: Ezekiel 32:18-Amos :, Job 17:16, Job 33:18, Job 33:28, Psalms 28:1, Psalms 30:9, Psalms 55:15, Psalms 88:4, Psalms 88:5, Proverbs 1:12, Proverbs 28:17, Isaiah 38:17

are slain: Ezekiel 27:26, Ezekiel 27:27, Ezekiel 27:34

Reciprocal: Isaiah 14:15 - thou Zechariah 9:4 - he will

Verse 9

say: Ezekiel 28:2, Daniel 4:31, Daniel 4:32, Daniel 5:23-Amos :, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23

thou shalt: Psalms 82:7, Isaiah 31:3

slayeth: or, woundeth

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:5 - as gods 1 Samuel 17:44 - Come to me Psalms 9:20 - may Psalms 12:3 - tongue Proverbs 11:7 - General Proverbs 18:12 - destruction Proverbs 30:13 - General Isaiah 10:15 - the ax Isaiah 14:13 - I will ascend Isaiah 14:15 - thou Isaiah 37:23 - against whom Jeremiah 4:30 - Though Jeremiah 13:21 - wilt Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 22:14 - Thine heart Daniel 7:4 - and a Daniel 8:8 - when Zephaniah 2:15 - I am 2 Thessalonians 2:4 - and exalteth

Verse 10

the deaths: Ezekiel 31:18, Ezekiel 32:19, Ezekiel 32:21, Ezekiel 32:24-Amos :, Ezekiel 44:7, Ezekiel 44:9, Leviticus 26:41, 1 Samuel 17:26, 1 Samuel 17:36, Jeremiah 6:10, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, John 8:24, Acts 7:51, Philippians 3:3

by the: Ezekiel 28:7, Ezekiel 11:9, Jeremiah 25:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:44 - Come to me Ezekiel 30:12 - by the hand

Verse 11

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 49:16 - though

Verse 12

take up: Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 19:1, Ezekiel 19:14, Ezekiel 26:17, Ezekiel 27:2, Ezekiel 27:32, Ezekiel 32:2, Ezekiel 32:16, 2 Chronicles 35:25, Isaiah 14:4, Jeremiah 9:17-Proverbs :

Thou sealest: Ezekiel 28:2-Deuteronomy :, Ezekiel 27:3, Ezekiel 27:4, Romans 15:28, 2 Corinthians 1:22

full: Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 10:13, Jeremiah 9:23, Luke 2:40, Acts 6:3, 1 Corinthians 1:19, 1 Corinthians 1:20, 1 Corinthians 3:19, Colossians 1:9, Colossians 2:3, James 3:13-Job :

Reciprocal: Psalms 139:8 - I ascend Isaiah 14:13 - I will ascend Isaiah 23:8 - the crowning Isaiah 47:7 - thou saidst Jeremiah 7:29 - and take Ezekiel 28:15 - perfect Ezekiel 32:19 - dost Daniel 9:24 - make an end of Amos 5:1 - I take Zechariah 9:2 - it be Matthew 11:23 - which art Luke 10:15 - which

Verse 13

in Eden: Ezekiel 31:8, Ezekiel 31:9, Ezekiel 36:35, Genesis 2:8, Genesis 3:23, Genesis 3:24, Genesis 13:10, Isaiah 51:3, Joel 2:3, Revelation 2:7

every: Ezekiel 27:16, Ezekiel 27:22, Genesis 2:11, Genesis 2:12, Exodus 28:17-Proverbs :, Exodus 39:10-Ecclesiastes :, Isaiah 54:11, Isaiah 54:12, Revelation 17:4, Revelation 21:19, Revelation 21:20

sardius: or, ruby

beryl: or, chrysolite

emerald: or, chrysoprase. the workmanship. Ezekiel 26:13, Isaiah 14:11, Isaiah 23:16, Isaiah 30:32

thou wast: Ezekiel 28:15, Ezekiel 21:30

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:9 - onyx Exodus 28:18 - diamond Exodus 39:6 - onyx stones Exodus 39:11 - a diamond Job 28:5 - fire Job 28:16 - onyx Job 28:19 - topaz Isaiah 14:12 - How art thou fallen Isaiah 37:12 - Eden Jeremiah 4:30 - Though Ezekiel 28:14 - stones Ezekiel 28:18 - defiled Amos 9:2 - climb Revelation 2:1 - walketh Revelation 4:3 - like a Revelation 21:11 - her

Verse 14

the anointed: Ezekiel 28:16, Exodus 25:17-Proverbs :, Exodus 30:26, Exodus 40:9

and I: Exodus 9:16, Psalms 75:5-Judges :, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 10:15, Isaiah 37:26, Isaiah 37:27, Daniel 2:37, Daniel 2:38, Daniel 4:35, Daniel 5:18-Isaiah :, John 11:51, Revelation 9:17

upon: Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 28:16, Ezekiel 20:40, Isaiah 14:12-Ezra :, 2 Thessalonians 2:4

stones: Ezekiel 28:13, Ezekiel 28:17, Revelation 18:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:20 - covering Job 28:5 - fire Lamentations 2:1 - and cast Ezekiel 28:18 - defiled Hosea 14:1 - thou Revelation 2:1 - walketh Revelation 21:11 - her

Verse 15

perfect: Ezekiel 28:3-Joshua :, Ezekiel 28:12, Ezekiel 27:3, Ezekiel 27:4

till iniquity: Ezekiel 28:17, Ezekiel 28:18, Genesis 1:26, Genesis 1:27, Genesis 1:31, Genesis 6:5, Genesis 6:6, Proverbs 14:34, Ecclesiastes 7:29, Isaiah 14:12, Lamentations 5:16, Romans 7:9, 2 Peter 2:4

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 21:30 - I will Ezekiel 28:7 - defile Ezekiel 28:13 - thou wast

Verse 16

the multitude: Ezekiel 27:12-Zephaniah :, Isaiah 23:17, Isaiah 23:18, Hosea 12:7, Luke 19:45, Luke 19:46, John 2:16, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Timothy 6:10

filled: Ezekiel 8:17, Genesis 6:11, Amos 3:9, Micah 2:2, Micah 6:12, Habakkuk 2:8, Habakkuk 2:17, Zephaniah 1:9

therefore: Genesis 3:24, Leviticus 18:24-Hosea :, Isaiah 22:19, Isaiah 23:9, Micah 2:10, 2 Peter 2:4-Joshua :, Revelation 12:9

O covering: Ezekiel 28:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 47:6 - I have polluted Ezekiel 27:33 - with the Ezekiel 28:18 - defiled Zechariah 9:4 - the Lord Revelation 21:11 - her

Verse 17

heart: Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 28:5, Ezekiel 16:14, Ezekiel 16:15, Ezekiel 31:10, Proverbs 11:2, Proverbs 16:18, Luke 14:11, James 4:6

thou hast: Isaiah 19:11-1 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 8:9, Romans 1:22-Lamentations :, 1 Corinthians 1:19-Ecclesiastes :

I will cast: Job 40:11, Job 40:12, Psalms 73:18, Psalms 147:6

I will lay: Ezekiel 16:41, Ezekiel 23:48, Ezekiel 32:10, Isaiah 14:9-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Judges 7:2 - Mine own 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart Isaiah 47:1 - down Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 27:35 - their kings Ezekiel 28:14 - stones Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity Daniel 4:4 - was Daniel 5:23 - lifted Daniel 11:12 - his heart

Verse 18

defiled: Ezekiel 28:2, Ezekiel 28:13, Ezekiel 28:14, Ezekiel 28:16

by the iniquity: Mark 8:36

therefore: Ezekiel 5:4, Judges 9:15, Judges 9:20, Amos 1:9, Amos 1:10, Amos 1:14, Amos 2:2, Amos 2:5, Revelation 18:8

I will bring: Malachi 4:3, 2 Peter 2:6

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity Ezekiel 30:16 - General Zechariah 9:4 - shall

Verse 19

they: Ezekiel 27:35, Ezekiel 27:36, Psalms 76:12, Isaiah 14:16-Psalms :, Revelation 18:9, Revelation 18:10, Revelation 18:15-Psalms :

thou shalt: Ezekiel 26:14, Ezekiel 26:21, Ezekiel 27:36, Jeremiah 51:63, Jeremiah 51:64, Revelation 18:21

a terror: Heb. terrors

Reciprocal: Isaiah 23:5 - so shall

Verse 21

set: Ezekiel 6:2, Ezekiel 25:2, Ezekiel 29:2

Zidon: Tyre was a colony of the Zidonians - See note on Isaiah 23:12, and consequently Zidon was a more ancient, though a less considerable city than Tyre; and it is probable that it was taken by the Chaldeans soon after the destruction of the latter. It was afterwards burnt to the ground by the inhabitants, to prevent it falling in the hands of Ochus. Ezekiel 27:8, Ezekiel 32:30, Genesis 10:15, Sidon, Isaiah 23:2-Numbers :, Isaiah 23:12, Jeremiah 25:22, Jeremiah 27:3, Jeremiah 47:4, Joel 3:4-Ruth :, Zechariah 9:2

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 21:2 - set Mark 7:24 - Tyre

Verse 22

I am against: Ezekiel 5:8, Ezekiel 21:3, Ezekiel 26:3, Ezekiel 29:3, Ezekiel 29:10, Ezekiel 38:3, Ezekiel 39:1-Leviticus :, Jeremiah 21:13, Jeremiah 50:31, Nahum 1:6, Nahum 2:13, Nahum 3:5

I will: Ezekiel 28:25, Ezekiel 39:13, Exodus 9:16, Exodus 14:4, Exodus 14:17, Exodus 15:21, Leviticus 10:3, 1 Samuel 17:45-2 Corinthians :, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 21:12, Psalms 21:13, Psalms 83:17, Isaiah 5:15, Isaiah 5:16, Isaiah 37:20, Revelation 19:1, Revelation 19:2

shall be: Ezekiel 20:41, Ezekiel 36:23, Ezekiel 38:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:5 - Egyptians Jeremiah 25:22 - Zidon Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 28:26 - and they Ezekiel 29:2 - set Ezekiel 29:6 - know Ezekiel 29:16 - but Ezekiel 37:6 - ye shall Mark 7:24 - Tyre

Verse 23

I will send: Ezekiel 5:12, Ezekiel 38:22, Jeremiah 15:2

and they shall: Ezekiel 25:7, Ezekiel 25:11, Ezekiel 25:17, Ezekiel 26:6

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 25:22 - Zidon Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 28:24 - and they

Verse 24

a pricking: Numbers 33:55, Joshua 23:13, Judges 2:3, Isaiah 35:9, Isaiah 55:13, Jeremiah 12:14, Micah 7:4, 2 Corinthians 12:7, Revelation 21:4

and they: Ezekiel 28:23, Ezekiel 28:26, Ezekiel 36:36-Zechariah :, Ezekiel 39:28

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:10 - neither Isaiah 14:3 - General Isaiah 49:17 - children Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know Zechariah 9:8 - no Luke 16:26 - between

Verse 25

When: Ezekiel 11:17, Ezekiel 20:41, Ezekiel 34:13, Ezekiel 36:24, Ezekiel 37:21, Ezekiel 39:27, Leviticus 26:44, Leviticus 26:45, Deuteronomy 30:3, Deuteronomy 30:4, Psalms 106:47, Isaiah 11:12, Isaiah 11:13, Isaiah 27:12, Isaiah 27:13, Jeremiah 30:18, Jeremiah 31:8-2 Samuel :, Jeremiah 32:37, Hosea 1:11, Joel 3:7, Amos 9:14, Amos 9:15, Obadiah 1:17-Ecclesiastes :, Micah 7:11-2 Chronicles :, Zephaniah 3:19, Zephaniah 3:20

be sanctified: Ezekiel 28:22, Ezekiel 36:23, Ezekiel 38:23, Isaiah 5:16

then shall: Ezekiel 36:28, Ezekiel 37:25, Jeremiah 23:8, Jeremiah 27:11

to my: Genesis 28:13, Genesis 28:14

Reciprocal: Isaiah 23:1 - burden Jeremiah 12:14 - and pluck Jeremiah 30:3 - and I Ezekiel 26:20 - and I shall set Ezekiel 29:21 - I cause Ezekiel 37:12 - and bring Hosea 11:11 - and I Zechariah 9:8 - no

Verse 26

and they shall dwell: Ezekiel 34:25-Hosea :, Ezekiel 38:8, Leviticus 25:18, Leviticus 25:19, Deuteronomy 12:10, Jeremiah 23:6-Ruth :, Jeremiah 33:16, Hosea 2:18, Zechariah 2:4, Zechariah 2:5

safely: or, with confidence, Ezekiel 38:11, 1 Kings 4:25, Proverbs 14:26

build: Isaiah 65:21, Isaiah 65:22, Jeremiah 29:5, Jeremiah 29:6, Jeremiah 29:28, Jeremiah 31:4, Jeremiah 31:5, Jeremiah 32:15, Amos 9:13, Amos 9:14

when I: Ezekiel 28:24, Ezekiel 25:1 - Ezekiel 32:32, Ezekiel 35:1-Ezra :, Isaiah 13:1 - Isaiah 21:17, Jeremiah 46:1 - Jeremiah 51:64, Zechariah 1:15

despise: or, spoil, Ezekiel 39:10, Isaiah 17:14, Isaiah 33:1, Jeremiah 30:16, Lamentations 1:8, Habakkuk 2:8, Zephaniah 2:8, Zephaniah 2:9

and they: Ezekiel 28:22, Ezekiel 28:24, Ezekiel 34:31, Ezekiel 36:22, Ezekiel 36:23, Exodus 29:46

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:7 - God Joshua 19:29 - Tyre Psalms 87:4 - Tyre Psalms 107:37 - sow Jeremiah 27:3 - Edom Jeremiah 30:3 - and I Jeremiah 47:4 - Tyrus Ezekiel 12:15 - General Ezekiel 26:2 - Tyrus Ezekiel 26:20 - and I shall set Ezekiel 29:6 - know Ezekiel 29:16 - but Ezekiel 29:21 - I cause Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know Ezekiel 34:13 - I will bring Ezekiel 39:22 - know Ezekiel 39:27 - I have Hosea 2:15 - I will Hosea 9:13 - as Amos 1:9 - Tyrus Zechariah 9:2 - Tyrus Matthew 11:22 - Tyre Mark 3:8 - Tyre Luke 1:71 - we Luke 10:13 - Tyre

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 28". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-28.html.