Ezekiel 32

1A lamentation for the fearful fall of Egypt. 11The sword of Babylon shall destroy it. 17It shall be brought down to hell among all the uncircumcised nations.

1AND it came to pass in athe twelfth year, in the twelfth month, in the first day of the month, that bthe word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

a ch. 1.1,2; 29.1,17; 30.20. v.17. b ch. 1.3; 2.7; 3.17; 6.1; 7.1. 2Ti. 3.16. 2Pe. 1.21.

2Son of man, ctake up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou dart like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a 1whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, eand troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.

1Or, dragon. ch. 29.3. Is. 27.1; 51.9. Ps. 74.13,14.

c v.16,18. ch. 19.1; 27.2,31,32; 28.12. Is. 15.5; 16.9. Je. 9.1,18. d ch. 19.2,3,5,6; 38.13. Pr. 28.15. Na. 2.11-13. Je. 4.7. e ch. 34.18. Re. 16.13,14. Ex. 1.22. 2Ki. 23.33.

3Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will therefore fspread out my net over thee with a company of many people; and they shall bring thee up in my net.

f ch. 12.13; 17.20. Ec. 9.12. Ho. 7.12. Je. 16.16. Hab. 1.14-17.

4Then gwill I leave thee upon the land, I will cast thee forth upon the open field, and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to remain upon thee, and I will fill the beasts of the whole earth with thee.

g ch. 29.5; 31.12,13. 1Sa. 17.44. 2Sa. 14.14. Ps. 83.9,10; 74.14; 79.2,3. Is. 14.19; 34.2-7; 18.6. Je. 8.2; 25.33. Joel 3.14,19. ch. 39.17-19. Re. 19.17,18. Ps. 110.5,6.

5And I will lay thy flesh hupon the mountains, and fill the valleys with thy height.

h ch. 31.12.

6I iwill also water with thy blood 2the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the rivers shall be full of thee.

2Or, the land of thy swimming.

i Ex. 7.17. Is. 34.3,7; 15.9. Re. 14.20; 16.3-6. v.5.

7And when I shall 3put thee out, jI will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

3Or, extinguish thee. Job 18.5,6. Ps. 37.36. Pr. 10.7.

j Is. 13.10; 34.4. Am. 8.9,10. Joel 2.31; 3.15. Ex. 10.21. Re. 16.10. Mat. 24.29. Re. 6.12-14. ch. 30.3,18.

8All the 4bright lights of heaven will I make 5dark over thee, and kset darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord GOD.

4Heb. lights of the light in heaven.

5Heb. them dark.

k Ex. 10.21-23.

9I will also 6vex the hearts of many people, when I shall lbring thy destruction among the nations, into the countries which thou hast not known.

6Heb. provoke to anger or grief. Re. 11.18; 18.10,15.

l ch. 29.12; 30.23,26. Je. 25.9-25.

10Yea, mI will make many people *amazed at thee, and their kings shall be horribly afraid for thee, when I shall nbrandish my sword before them; and they shall tremble at every moment, every man for his own life, in the day of thy fall.


m Ex. 15.14-16. ch. 27.35; 26.16; 30.9. Le. 26.36. De. 28.65,68. n De. 32.41.

11¶For thus saith the Lord GOD; The osword of the king of Babylon shall come upon thee.

o ch. 29.8,18,19; 30.10-12; 26.7; 14.17. Is. 19. Je. 46.

12By the pswords of the mighty will I cause thy multitude to fall, the terrible of the nations, all of them: and qthey shall spoil the pomp of Egypt, and all the multitude thereof shall be destroyed.

p ch. 28.7; 30.4. q Is. 25.2,3.

13I will destroy also all rthe beasts thereof from beside the great waters; neither shall the foot of man strouble them any more, nor the hoofs of beasts trouble them.

r ch. 29.8,11; 30.12. Is. 31.3. Ge. 41.2. s v.2. ch. 34.18. Re. 17.15. Ex. 1.22. 2Ki. 23.33.

14Then will I make their waters tdeep, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord GOD.

t Ps. 23.2. Jos. 23.1. ch. 34.18,25,26. Pr. 11.10. Na. 3.19.

15When I shall make the land of Egypt desolate, and the country shall be 7destitute of that whereof it was full, when I shall smite all them that dwell therein, uthen shall they know that I am the LORD.

7Heb. desolate from the fulness thereof. ch. 29.8-12,19,20; 30.10-12. Ps. 107.34.

u ch. 6.7; 30.26. Ex. 7.5; 14.4,18. Le. 10.3. Ps. 9.16; 83.8; 58.10,11. Is. 5.16; 26.9,11.

16vThis is the lamentation wherewith they shall lament her: the daughters of the nations shall lament her: they shall lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all wher multitude, saith the Lord GOD.

v v.2,18. 2Sa. 1.17; 3.31. 2Ch. 35.25. Je. 9.17. w ch. 31.2.

17¶It came to pass also in xthe twelfth year, in the fifteenth day of the month, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

x ch. 1.2; 29.1,17; 30.20; 31.1. v.1.

18Son of man, ywail for the multitude of Egypt, and zcast them down, even her, and the daughters of the famous nations, unto the a*nether parts of the earth, with them that go down into the pit.

*nether-lower, beneath.

y v.2,16. Is. 15.5; 16.9. Mi. 1.8. z ch. 13.13. Je. 1.10. Ho. 6.5. La. 3.55. ch. 3.18; 26.17. a ch. 31.14,17. Is. 14.15. v.21,24,25,27,29.

19bWhom dost thou pass in beauty? cgo down, and be thou laid with the duncircumcised.

b ch. 28.10; 31.2,18. c Is. 14.9-15; 47.1,2. v.21,24-32. d v.21,24,29,30. Je. 9.25,26.

20eThey shall fall in the midst of them that are slain by the sword: 8she is delivered to the sword: draw her and all her multitudes.

8Or, the sword is laid.

e ch. 29.8-12; 30.10-12,24,25. Je. 15.2,3.

21fThe strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell with them that help him: gthey are gone down, they lie uncircumcised, slain by the sword.

f Is. 1.31; 14.9-15. v.27. Lu. 16.23. g v.19,24,26,32. Pr. 14.32. Ps. 9.17.

22hAsshur is there and all her company: his graves are about him: all of them slain, fallen by the sword:

h ch. 31. Na. 1-3.

23iWhose graves are set in the sides of the pit, and jher company is round about her grave: all of them slain, fallen by the sword, kwhich caused 9terror in the lland of the living.

9Or, dismaying.

i ch. 26.20. Is. 14.15. j v.25,26. k Is. 51.12,13. l Job 28.13. Ps. 27.13; 116.9; 142.5. ch. 26.20.

24There is mElam and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised into nthe *nether parts of the earth, which caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they oborne their shame with them that go down to the pit.

*nether-lower, beneath.

m Ge. 10.22; 14.1. Je. 49.34-38,39. Da. 8.2. n ch. 26.19; 31.14,17. v.18. o Je. 3.24,25. Hab. 2.16.

25They have set her a bed in the pmidst of the slain with all her multitude: her graves are round about him: all of them quncircumcised, slain by the sword: though their rterror was caused sin the land of the living, yet have they borne their shame with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that be slain.

p v.23. q ch. 28.10. v.19,21,24,29,30. r Lu. 12.4,5. s Ps. 52.5; 142.5. v.23.

26There is tMeshech, Tubal, and all her multitude: her graves are round about him: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword, though they caused their terror in the land of the living.

t Ge. 10.2,12. ch. 27.13; 38.2,3; 39.1-4.

27And they shall not lie with uthe mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell 10with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads, but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

10Heb. with weapons of their war. Is. 54.17.

u Is. 14.18,19; 1.31. Job 3.14,15. v.21.

28Yea, vthou shalt be broken in the midst of the uncircumcised, and shalt lie with them that are slain with the sword.

v v.2. Ps. 37.35,36. Da. 2.35,36.

29There is wEdom, her kings, and all her princes, which with their might are 11laid by them that were slain by the sword: they shall lie with the uncircumcised, and with them that go down to the pit.

11Heb. given, or, put.

w Ge. 25.30; 36. ch. 25; 35. Je. 49.7-22. Ob. 2,21. Mal. 1.3,4.

30There be the princes of the xnorth, all of them, and all the yZidonians, which are gone down with the slain; with their terror they are ashamed of their might; and they lie uncircumcised with them that be slain by the sword, and bear their shame with them that go down to the pit.

x ch. 26.16. Je. 1.14; 4.6; 49.23-27. ch. 26; 28; 38; 39. y Ge. 10.15. ch. 28.21-23. Je. 25.22. Is. 23.

31Pharaoh shall see them, and shall zbe comforted over all his multitude, even Pharaoh and all his army slain by the sword, saith the Lord GOD.

z ch. 31.16. Is. 14.8. Hab. 2.16.

32For aI have caused my terror in the land of the living: and he shall be laid in the midst of the uncircumcised with them that are slain with the sword, even bPharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord GOD.

a Ge. 35.5. Job 31.23. 2Co. 5.11. Je. 25.15. Zep. 1.14-18; 3.6,8. Zec. 1.15. Na. 1.2-6. b ch. 26.2-12,19; 31.2,18. Je. 44.30; 43.9-13; 46.13-26.