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Bible Commentaries

Expositor's Dictionary of TextsExpositor's Dictionary

- Ezekiel

by Editor - William Robertson Nicoll


Ezekiel is Carlylean

Ezekiel is Carlylean. There's a wild, rugged, and abrupt sternness in Ezekiel. He stands midway between the majestic sublimity of Isaiah and the elegiacs of Jeremiah.

Dr. John Duncan, Colloquia Peripatetica.

Ezekiel is the wild soothsayer: a genius of the cavern, whose thought is best expressed by a beast-like growling. But listen... Isaiah refuses civilization; Ezekiel accepts it, yet transforms it. Nature and humanity blend together in that softened roar which Ezekiel utters.

Victor Hugo, William, Shakespeare (II).

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