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Ezekiel 29

Introduction

Overview

Ezekiel 29:1, The judgment of Pharoh for his treachery to Israel; Ezekiel 29:8, The desolation of Egypt; Ezekiel 29:13, The restoration thereof after 40 years; Ezekiel 29:17, Egypt the reward of Nebuchadnezzar; Ezekiel 29:21, Israel shall be restored.

Verse 1

am 3415, bc 589, Ezekiel 29:17, Ezekiel 1:2, Ezekiel 8:1, Ezekiel 20:1, Ezekiel 26:1, Ezekiel 40:1

Reciprocal: Isaiah 19:1 - Egypt Jeremiah 25:19 - Pharaoh Jeremiah 44:30 - I will Jeremiah 46:2 - Against Egypt Jeremiah 46:24 - she shall Ezekiel 24:1 - the ninth year Ezekiel 30:20 - General Ezekiel 32:1 - in the twelfth

Verse 2

set: Ezekiel 6:2, Ezekiel 20:46, Ezekiel 21:2, Ezekiel 25:2, Ezekiel 28:21, Ezekiel 28:22

Pharaoh: This was Pharaoh-hophra, or Apries, who, Herodotus informs us, agreeably to the character given him by the prophet, "proudly and wickedly boasted of having established his kingdom so securely, that it was not in the power of any God to dispossess him of it." Jeremiah 44:30

against all: Ezekiel 30:1 - Ezekiel 32:32, Isaiah 18:1 - Isaiah 19:17, Isaiah 20:1-Joshua :, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:18, Jeremiah 25:19, Jeremiah 43:8-1 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 46:2-Nehemiah :, Joel 3:19, Zechariah 14:18, Zechariah 14:19

Verse 3

I am: Ezekiel 29:10, Ezekiel 28:22, Psalms 76:7, Jeremiah 44:30, Nahum 1:6

the great: Ezekiel 32:2, Psalms 74:13, Psalms 74:14, Isaiah 27:1, Isaiah 51:9, Revelation 12:3, Revelation 12:4, Revelation 12:16, Revelation 12:17, Revelation 13:2, Revelation 13:4, Revelation 13:11, Revelation 16:13, Revelation 20:2

My river: Ezekiel 29:9, Ezekiel 28:2, Deuteronomy 8:17, Isaiah 10:13, Isaiah 10:14, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 4:31

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:5 - as gods Genesis 41:1 - the river Exodus 7:9 - a serpent Exodus 7:15 - he goeth 2 Kings 18:28 - the king of Assyria Job 26:5 - Dead things Job 41:34 - he is Psalms 12:3 - tongue Psalms 44:19 - in the Isaiah 14:13 - thou Isaiah 47:7 - thou saidst Jeremiah 46:8 - riseth Jeremiah 46:17 - Pharaoh Jeremiah 50:31 - I am Ezekiel 11:5 - Thus have Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 28:4 - General Ezekiel 30:12 - I will make Ezekiel 30:22 - I am Ezekiel 35:3 - I am Ezekiel 38:3 - I am Daniel 4:4 - was Nahum 2:13 - I am Habakkuk 1:16 - they Zephaniah 2:15 - I am 1 Corinthians 4:7 - why James 3:5 - so

Verse 4

I will put: Ezekiel 38:4, 2 Kings 19:28, Job 41:1, Job 41:2, Isaiah 37:29, Amos 4:2

the fish: Habakkuk 1:14, Habakkuk 1:15

Reciprocal: Psalms 105:29 - General Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 30:10 - I will

Verse 5

I will leave: Ezekiel 31:18, Ezekiel 32:4-Joshua :, Ezekiel 39:4-Joshua :, Ezekiel 39:11-Proverbs :, Psalms 110:5, Psalms 110:6, Jeremiah 8:2, Jeremiah 16:4, Jeremiah 25:33

open fields: Heb. face of the field

I have: 1 Samuel 17:44, Psalms 74:14, Jeremiah 7:33, Jeremiah 34:20, Revelation 19:17, Revelation 19:18

Reciprocal: Job 41:2 - General Psalms 105:29 - General Isaiah 56:9 - General Ezekiel 30:10 - I will Ezekiel 31:13 - General Ezekiel 39:5 - open field Ezekiel 39:18 - eat Habakkuk 1:15 - take

Verse 6

know: Ezekiel 28:22-Jeremiah :, Ezekiel 28:26, Exodus 9:14, Exodus 14:18

a staff: 2 Kings 18:21, Isaiah 20:5, Isaiah 20:6, Isaiah 30:2-Judges :, Isaiah 31:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 36:6, Jeremiah 2:36, Lamentations 4:17

Reciprocal: Proverbs 25:19 - General Isaiah 19:17 - the land Isaiah 31:2 - against the help Jeremiah 17:5 - Cursed Jeremiah 30:16 - General Jeremiah 37:7 - Pharaoh's Ezekiel 5:8 - in the Ezekiel 17:17 - shall Ezekiel 29:16 - the confidence Ezekiel 29:21 - they shall know Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know Zechariah 1:15 - and

Verse 7

they took: Ezekiel 17:15-Esther :, Jeremiah 37:5-1 Kings :

thou didst: Psalms 118:8, Psalms 118:9, Psalms 146:3, Psalms 146:4, Proverbs 25:19, Jeremiah 17:5, Jeremiah 17:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 18:21 - the staff Job 16:12 - shaken Isaiah 19:17 - the land Isaiah 20:5 - afraid Isaiah 30:2 - walk Isaiah 36:6 - General Jeremiah 2:36 - thou also shalt Jeremiah 37:7 - Pharaoh's Lamentations 4:17 - our eyes Ezekiel 5:8 - in the Ezekiel 17:17 - shall Ezekiel 29:16 - the confidence Zechariah 1:15 - and

Verse 8

I will: Ezekiel 29:19, Ezekiel 29:20, Ezekiel 14:17, Ezekiel 30:4, Ezekiel 30:10, Jeremiah 46:13-Ezekiel :

cut: Ezekiel 25:13, Ezekiel 32:10-1 Chronicles :, Genesis 6:7, Exodus 12:12, Jeremiah 7:20, Jeremiah 32:43

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:25 - will bring Jeremiah 46:26 - and afterward Ezekiel 32:13 - destroy Ezekiel 32:20 - fall Amos 8:2 - the end

Verse 9

the land: Ezekiel 29:10-2 Kings :, Ezekiel 30:7, Ezekiel 30:13-Esther :, Jeremiah 43:10-1 Chronicles :

because: Ezekiel 29:3, Proverbs 16:18, Proverbs 18:12, Proverbs 29:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:1 - the river Exodus 7:17 - thou shalt Jeremiah 9:23 - neither Jeremiah 50:31 - I am Ezekiel 29:16 - but Ezekiel 29:21 - they shall know Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know

Verse 10

I will: Ezekiel 29:11, Ezekiel 30:12, Habakkuk 3:8

utterly waste: Heb. wastes of waste

from the tower of: from Migdol to. Ezekiel 30:6-1 Samuel :, Exodus 14:2, Jeremiah 44:1, Jeremiah 46:14

Syene: Heb. Seveneh, Now Essuan, situated at the southern extremity of Egypt - as Migdol was at the northern on the confines of Ethiopia, near the tropic of Cancer, and about lat. 24 degrees n long 32 degrees e.

Reciprocal: Isaiah 11:15 - shall smite Jeremiah 50:31 - I am Jeremiah 51:43 - a land Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 28:22 - I am against Ezekiel 29:3 - I am Ezekiel 29:9 - the land Ezekiel 35:3 - I am Nahum 2:13 - I am

Verse 11

foot of man: Ezekiel 30:10-1 Chronicles :, Ezekiel 31:12, Ezekiel 32:13, Ezekiel 33:28, Ezekiel 36:28, Jeremiah 43:11, Jeremiah 43:12

forty: 2 Chronicles 36:21, Isaiah 23:15, Isaiah 23:17, Jeremiah 25:11, Jeremiah 25:12, Jeremiah 29:10, Daniel 9:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 34:10 - from Jeremiah 9:10 - so Jeremiah 51:43 - a land Ezekiel 29:10 - I will Ezekiel 35:7 - passeth

Verse 12

desolate in: Ezekiel 30:7, Jeremiah 25:15-Psalms :, Jeremiah 27:6-1 Kings :

and I will scatter: We learn from Berosus that Nebuchadnezzar sent several captive Egyptians to Babylon; and from Megasthenes, that he transplanted others to Pontus; and it is probable, that at the dissolution of the Babylonian empire, about forty years after, Cyrus permitted them to return to their native country. Ezekiel 30:23, Jeremiah 46:19

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 30:3 - the time Ezekiel 30:4 - and they Ezekiel 30:26 - I will Ezekiel 32:9 - when Ezekiel 32:15 - destitute of that whereof

Verse 13

At the: Isaiah 19:22, Jeremiah 46:26

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 30:23 - General

Verse 14

Pathros: Ezekiel 30:14, Genesis 10:14, 1 Chronicles 1:12, Pathrusim, Isaiah 11:11, Jeremiah 44:1

habitation: or, birth

base: Heb. low

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 49:39 - I will Ezekiel 16:53 - bring Ezekiel 17:14 - the kingdom Ezekiel 30:13 - there shall Daniel 4:15 - leave Daniel 11:42 - and Zechariah 10:11 - the sceptre

Verse 15

the basest: Ezekiel 17:6, Ezekiel 17:14, Ezekiel 30:13, Zechariah 10:11

rule: Ezekiel 31:2, Ezekiel 32:2, Daniel 11:42, Daniel 11:43, Nahum 3:8, Nahum 3:9

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 5:11 - will I Ezekiel 30:18 - I shall break Daniel 4:15 - leave Obadiah 1:2 - General

Verse 16

the confidence: Ezekiel 29:6, Ezekiel 29:7, Ezekiel 17:15-Esther :, Isaiah 20:5, Isaiah 30:1-Joshua :, Isaiah 31:1-Leviticus :, Isaiah 36:4-Joshua :, Jeremiah 2:18, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 2:36, Jeremiah 2:37, Jeremiah 37:5-Judges :, Lamentations 4:17, Hosea 5:13, Hosea 7:11, Hosea 12:1, Hosea 14:3

bringeth: Ezekiel 21:23, Numbers 5:15, 1 Kings 17:18, Psalms 25:7, Psalms 79:8, Isaiah 64:9, Jeremiah 14:10, Hosea 8:13, Hosea 9:9, Hebrews 10:3, Hebrews 10:17, Revelation 16:19

but: Ezekiel 29:6, Ezekiel 29:9, Ezekiel 29:21, Ezekiel 28:22-Jeremiah :, Ezekiel 28:26

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 37:7 - Pharaoh's Ezekiel 30:8 - shall know Ezekiel 30:25 - they shall know

Verse 17

am 3432, bc 572, Ezekiel 29:1, Ezekiel 1:2

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 8:1 - in the sixth year Ezekiel 20:1 - in the seventh Ezekiel 24:1 - the ninth year Ezekiel 30:20 - General Ezekiel 32:1 - in the twelfth Ezekiel 40:1 - In the five

Verse 18

Nebuchadrezzar: Ezekiel 26:7-2 Kings :, Jeremiah 25:9, Jeremiah 27:6

a great: Nebuchadnezzar was thirteen years employed in the siege. During this long siege, the soldiers must have endured great hardships; their heads would become bald by constantly wearing their helmets; and their shoulders be peeled by carrying materials to and from the works.

yet: St. Jerome asserts, on the authority of the Assyrian histories, that when the Tyrians saw their city must fall, they put their most valuable effects on board their ships, and fled with them to the islands, and their colonies, "so that, the city being taken, Nebuchadnezzar found nothing worthy of his labour.

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:15 - bowed 2 Kings 10:30 - Because thou hast Nehemiah 4:10 - bearers Isaiah 7:20 - shave Isaiah 23:13 - and he Jeremiah 25:22 - Tyrus Jeremiah 27:3 - Edom Jeremiah 43:10 - I will send Amos 6:11 - the Lord Matthew 11:22 - Tyre Matthew 20:14 - thine Revelation 6:4 - power

Verse 19

I will: Ezekiel 29:8-2 Samuel :, Ezekiel 30:10-2 Kings :, Jeremiah 43:10-1 Chronicles :

take her spoil, and take her prey: Heb. spoil her spoil, and prey her prey

Reciprocal: Isaiah 19:4 - a cruel lord Isaiah 45:3 - I will give Jeremiah 25:9 - against Jeremiah 43:11 - he shall smite Ezekiel 26:5 - and it Ezekiel 30:4 - and they Ezekiel 31:2 - to his Ezekiel 32:12 - they shall Ezekiel 32:15 - destitute of that whereof Ezekiel 38:12 - General

Verse 20

labour: or, hire

served: 2 Kings 10:30, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 10:7, Isaiah 45:1-Leviticus :, Jeremiah 25:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 2:24 - behold Isaiah 7:20 - shave Isaiah 45:3 - I will give Jeremiah 43:11 - he shall smite Ezekiel 29:8 - I will Ezekiel 32:15 - destitute of that whereof

Verse 21

I cause: Ezekiel 28:25, Ezekiel 28:26, 1 Samuel 2:10, Psalms 92:10, Psalms 112:9, Psalms 132:17, Psalms 148:14, Isaiah 27:6, Jeremiah 23:5, Luke 1:69

the opening: Ezekiel 3:26, Ezekiel 24:27, Ezekiel 33:22, Psalms 51:15, Amos 3:7, Amos 3:8, Luke 21:15, Colossians 4:3, Colossians 4:4

they shall know: Ezekiel 29:6, Ezekiel 29:9, Ezekiel 29:16

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 3:27 - I will Ezekiel 30:25 - they shall know Micah 7:12 - also Luke 1:64 - his mouth

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 29". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-29.html.