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Ezekiel 19

Overview

Ezekiel 19:1, A lamentation for the princes of Israel, under the parable of lion’s whelps taken in a pit; Ezekiel 19:10, and for Jerusalem, under the parable of a wasted vine.

Verse 1

take: Ezekiel 19:14, Ezekiel 2:10, Ezekiel 26:17, Ezekiel 27:2, Ezekiel 32:16, Ezekiel 32:18, Jeremiah 9:1, Jeremiah 9:10, Jeremiah 9:17, Jeremiah 9:18, Jeremiah 13:17, Jeremiah 13:18

the princes: 2 Kings 23:29, 2 Kings 23:30, 2 Kings 23:34, 2 Kings 24:6, 2 Kings 24:12, 2 Kings 25:5-7, 2 Chronicles 35:25, 2 Chronicles 36:3, 2 Chronicles 36:6, 2 Chronicles 36:10, Jeremiah 22:10-12, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 22:19, Jeremiah 22:28, Jeremiah 22:30, Jeremiah 24:1, Jeremiah 24:8, Jeremiah 52:10, Jeremiah 52:11, Jeremiah 52:25-27, Lamentations 4:20, Lamentations 5:12

Reciprocal: Psalms 76:4 - mountains Jeremiah 7:29 - and take Ezekiel 28:12 - take up Ezekiel 32:2 - take up Amos 5:1 - I take

Verse 2

A lioness: Judea, which possessed strength, courage, and sovereignty. Nahum 2:11, Nahum 2:12, Zephaniah 3:1-4

she lay: Had confederacy with the neighbouring kings, and learned their manners.

her whelps: The sons of Josiah, who learned to be oppressive tyrants from the surrounding princes.

young lions: Job 4:11, Psalms 58:6, Isaiah 5:29, Isaiah 11:6-9, Zechariah 11:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 104:21 - The young Jeremiah 13:18 - unto Ezekiel 19:10 - mother Ezekiel 24:3 - utter Ezekiel 32:2 - Thou art like Matthew 14:11 - and given Mark 6:24 - said James 5:1 - weep

Verse 3

one: Jehoahaz, made king of Israel instead of Josiah, who became cruel and oppressive.

it became: Ezekiel 19:6, 2 Kings 23:31, 2 Kings 23:32, 2 Chronicles 36:1, 2 Chronicles 36:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 23:33 - put him 2 Kings 23:34 - he came 2 Chronicles 36:4 - Necho Psalms 10:9 - to catch Jeremiah 22:10 - weep sore Ezekiel 7:23 - a chain Ezekiel 19:5 - another Ezekiel 22:27 - princes Ezekiel 34:3 - ye kill Ezekiel 38:13 - with Ezekiel 45:8 - and my princes Daniel 7:3 - beasts Zechariah 11:3 - a voice Matthew 14:11 - and given Mark 6:24 - said

Verse 4

he was: Taken prisoner by Pharaoh-necho, and brought into Egypt. 2 Kings 23:31, 2 Kings 23:33, 2 Kings 23:34, 2 Chronicles 36:4, 2 Chronicles 36:6, Jeremiah 22:11, Jeremiah 22:12, Jeremiah 22:18

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 33:11 - among the thorns Jeremiah 22:10 - weep sore Lamentations 4:20 - was taken Ezekiel 19:8 - and spread

Verse 5

another: Jehoiakim. Ezekiel 19:3, 2 Kings 23:34-37

a young lion: King of Judah.

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 23:37 - he did 2 Chronicles 36:6 - came up

Verse 6

he went: Became a perfect heathen: he reigned eleven years, a monster of iniquity. 2 Kings 24:1-7, 2 Chronicles 36:5, Jeremiah 22:13-17, Jeremiah 26:1-24, Jeremiah 36:1-32

he became: Ezekiel 19:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 76:4 - mountains Jeremiah 22:17 - thine eyes Jeremiah 26:23 - who Ezekiel 34:3 - ye kill

Verse 7

desolate palaces: or, widows

and the land: Ezekiel 22:25, Proverbs 19:12, Proverbs 28:3, Proverbs 28:15, Proverbs 28:16

the fulness: Ezekiel 12:19, Ezekiel 30:12, Amos 6:8, Micah 1:2

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 19:9 - that his Ezekiel 45:8 - and my princes 1 Peter 5:8 - as

Verse 8

the nations: 2 Kings 24:1-6

and spread: Ezekiel 19:4, Ezekiel 12:13, Ezekiel 17:20, Lamentations 4:20

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 24:2 - the Lord

Verse 9

chains: or, hooks

and brought: 2 Chronicles 36:6, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 22:19, Jeremiah 36:30, Jeremiah 36:31

that his: Ezekiel 19:7, Ezekiel 6:2, Ezekiel 36:1

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 33:11 - among the thorns Jeremiah 22:26 - General Jeremiah 24:1 - after Ezekiel 12:13 - My net

Verse 10

mother: Ezekiel 19:2, Hosea 2:2, Hosea 2:5

like: Ezekiel 15:2-8, Ezekiel 17:6, Isaiah 5:1-4, Matthew 21:33-41

blood: or, quietness, or, likeness

she was: Numbers 24:6, Numbers 24:7, Deuteronomy 8:7, Deuteronomy 8:9, Psalms 80:8-11, Psalms 89:25-29

full: Many princes

Reciprocal: Job 14:9 - and bring Psalms 1:3 - tree Psalms 128:3 - a fruitful vine Jeremiah 12:2 - hast Ezekiel 19:13 - she is John 3:23 - much

Verse 11

she had: Many powerful sovereigns, who rendered Judah very considerable among the nations. Ezekiel 19:12, Ezekiel 19:14, Ezekiel 21:10, Ezekiel 21:13, Genesis 49:10, Numbers 24:7-9, Numbers 24:17, Ezra 4:20, Ezra 5:11, Psalms 2:8, Psalms 2:9, Psalms 80:15, Psalms 80:17, Psalms 110:2, Isaiah 11:1

her stature: Ezekiel 31:3, Daniel 4:11, Daniel 4:20, Daniel 4:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:22 - a fruitful Jeremiah 48:17 - How Ezekiel 17:5 - he placed

Verse 12

she was: The kingdom was entirely ruined, and her princes cut off. Ezekiel 15:6-8, Psalms 52:5, Psalms 80:12, Psalms 80:13, Psalms 80:16, Psalms 89:40-45, Isaiah 5:5, Isaiah 5:6, Jeremiah 31:28

the east: Ezekiel 17:10, Jeremiah 4:11, Jeremiah 4:12, Hosea 13:15

strong: Ezekiel 19:11, 2 Kings 23:29, 2 Kings 23:34, 2 Kings 24:6, 2 Kings 24:14-16, 2 Kings 25:6, 2 Kings 25:7, Jeremiah 22:10, Jeremiah 22:11, Jeremiah 22:18, Jeremiah 22:19, Jeremiah 22:25-27, Jeremiah 22:30

the fire: Ezekiel 15:4, Ezekiel 20:47, Ezekiel 20:48, Deuteronomy 32:22, Isaiah 27:11, Matthew 3:10, John 15:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:6 - blasted Numbers 17:8 - budded Isaiah 27:8 - his rough Jeremiah 12:17 - pluck Jeremiah 51:1 - a destroying wind Ezekiel 17:5 - he placed Jonah 4:8 - that God Habakkuk 1:9 - their faces shall sup up as the east

Verse 13

she is: Ezekiel 19:10, Deuteronomy 28:47, Deuteronomy 28:48, Jeremiah 52:27-31

in the wilderness: In Chaldea, whither they were carried captive.

in a dry: Psalms 63:1, Psalms 68:6, Hosea 2:3

Reciprocal: Isaiah 19:7 - every Jeremiah 48:18 - and sit Ezekiel 20:35 - I will

Verse 14

fire: The treachery of Zedekiah hath caused her utter ruin. Ezekiel 17:18-20, Judges 9:15, 2 Kings 24:20, 2 Chronicles 36:13, Isaiah 9:18, Isaiah 9:19, Jeremiah 38:23, Jeremiah 52:3

she hath: Ezekiel 19:11, Ezekiel 21:25-27, Genesis 49:10, Nehemiah 9:37, Psalms 79:7, Psalms 80:15, Psalms 80:16, Hosea 3:4, Hosea 10:3, Amos 9:11, John 19:15

This is: Ezekiel 19:1, Lamentations 4:20, Luke 19:41, Romans 9:2-4

Reciprocal: Numbers 17:2 - twelve rods Numbers 17:8 - budded Ezekiel 7:10 - the rod Ezekiel 20:47 - I will kindle Ezekiel 26:17 - take Ezekiel 28:12 - take up Amos 5:1 - I take

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ezekiel 19". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ezekiel-19.html.