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Passage Lookup: Ezekiel 31-32

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Ezekiel 31:1
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Pharaoh as a Felled Cedar of Lebanon

In the eleventh year,(a) in the third month on the first day, the word of the Lord came to me:(b)
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Ezekiel 31:2
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"Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his hordes: "‘Who can be compared with you in majesty?
Ezekiel 31:3
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Consider Assyria,(c) once a cedar in Lebanon,(d) with beautiful branches overshadowing the forest; it towered on high, its top above the thick foliage.(e)
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Ezekiel 31:4
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The waters(f) nourished it, deep springs made it grow tall; their streams flowed all around its base and sent their channels to all the trees of the field.(g)
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Ezekiel 31:5
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So it towered higher(h) than all the trees of the field; its boughs increased and its branches grew long, spreading because of abundant waters.(i)
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Ezekiel 31:6
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All the birds of the sky nested in its boughs, all the animals of the wild gave birth(j) under its branches; all the great nations lived in its shade.(k)
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Ezekiel 31:7
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It was majestic in beauty, with its spreading boughs, for its roots went down to abundant waters.(l)
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Ezekiel 31:8
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The cedars(m) in the garden of God could not rival it, nor could the junipers equal its boughs, nor could the plane trees(n) compare with its branches— no tree in the garden of God could match its beauty.(o)
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Ezekiel 31:9
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I made it beautiful with abundant branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden(p) in the garden of God.(q)
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Ezekiel 31:10
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"‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because the great cedar towered over the thick foliage, and because it was proud(r) of its height,
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Ezekiel 31:11
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I gave it into the hands of the ruler of the nations, for him to deal with according to its wickedness. I cast it aside,(s)
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Ezekiel 31:12
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and the most ruthless of foreign nations(t) cut it down and left it. Its boughs fell on the mountains and in all the valleys;(u) its branches lay broken in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth came out from under its shade and left it.(v)
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Ezekiel 31:13
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All the birds settled on the fallen tree, and all the wild animals lived among its branches.(w)
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Ezekiel 31:14
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Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined(x) for death,(y) for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.(z)
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Ezekiel 31:15
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"‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: On the day it was brought down to the realm of the dead I covered the deep springs with mourning for it; I held back its streams, and its abundant waters were restrained. Because of it I clothed Lebanon with gloom, and all the trees of the field withered away.(aa)
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Ezekiel 31:16
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I made the nations tremble(ab) at the sound of its fall when I brought it down to the realm of the dead to be with those who go down to the pit. Then all the trees(ac) of Eden,(ad) the choicest and best of Lebanon, the well-watered trees, were consoled(ae) in the earth below.(af)
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Ezekiel 31:17
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They too, like the great cedar, had gone down to the realm of the dead, to those killed by the sword,(ag) along with the armed men who lived in its shade among the nations.
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Ezekiel 31:18
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"‘Which of the trees of Eden can be compared with you in splendor and majesty? Yet you, too, will be brought down with the trees of Eden to the earth below; you will lie among the uncircumcised,(ah) with those killed by the sword. "‘This is Pharaoh and all his hordes, declares the Sovereign Lord .'"
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Ezekiel 32:1
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A Lament Over Pharaoh

In the twelfth year, in the twelfth month on the first day, the word of the Lord came to me:(a)
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Ezekiel 32:2
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"Son of man, take up a lament(b) concerning Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him: "‘You are like a lion(c) among the nations; you are like a monster(d) in the seas(e) thrashing about in your streams, churning the water with your feet and muddying the streams.(f)
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Ezekiel 32:3
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"‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: "‘With a great throng of people I will cast my net over you, and they will haul you up in my net.(g)
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Ezekiel 32:4
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I will throw you on the land and hurl you on the open field. I will let all the birds of the sky settle on you and all the animals of the wild gorge themselves on you.(h)
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Ezekiel 32:5
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I will spread your flesh on the mountains and fill the valleys(i) with your remains.
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Ezekiel 32:6
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I will drench the land with your flowing blood(j) all the way to the mountains, and the ravines will be filled with your flesh.(k)
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Ezekiel 32:7
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When I snuff you out, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon will not give its light.(l)
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Ezekiel 32:8
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All the shining lights in the heavens I will darken(m) over you; I will bring darkness over your land,(n) declares the Sovereign Lord .
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Ezekiel 32:9
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I will trouble the hearts of many peoples when I bring about your destruction among the nations, among[a] lands you have not known.
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Ezekiel 32:10
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I will cause many peoples to be appalled at you, and their kings will shudder with horror because of you when I brandish my sword(o) before them. On the day(p) of your downfall each of them will tremble every moment for his life.(q)
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Ezekiel 32:11
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"‘For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: "‘The sword(r) of the king of Babylon(s) will come against you.(t)
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Ezekiel 32:12
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I will cause your hordes to fall by the swords of mighty men— the most ruthless of all nations.(u) They will shatter the pride of Egypt, and all her hordes will be overthrown.(v)
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Ezekiel 32:13
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I will destroy all her cattle from beside abundant waters no longer to be stirred by the foot of man or muddied by the hooves of cattle.(w)
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Ezekiel 32:14
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Then I will let her waters settle and make her streams flow like oil, declares the Sovereign Lord .
Ezekiel 32:15
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When I make Egypt desolate and strip the land of everything in it, when I strike down all who live there, then they will know that I am the Lord .(x)'
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Ezekiel 32:16
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"This is the lament(y) they will chant for her. The daughters of the nations will chant it; for Egypt and all her hordes they will chant it, declares the Sovereign Lord ."
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Ezekiel 32:17
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Egypt's Descent Into the Realm of the Dead

In the twelfth year, on the fifteenth day of the month, the word of the Lord came to me:(z)
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Ezekiel 32:18
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"Son of man, wail for the hordes of Egypt and consign(aa) to the earth below both her and the daughters of mighty nations, along with those who go down to the pit.(ab)
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Ezekiel 32:19
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Say to them, ‘Are you more favored than others? Go down and be laid among the uncircumcised.'(ac)
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Ezekiel 32:20
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They will fall among those killed by the sword. The sword is drawn; let her be dragged(ad) off with all her hordes.(ae)
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Ezekiel 32:21
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From within the realm of the dead(af) the mighty leaders will say of Egypt and her allies, ‘They have come down and they lie with the uncircumcised,(ag) with those killed by the sword.'
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Ezekiel 32:22
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"Assyria is there with her whole army; she is surrounded by the graves of all her slain, all who have fallen by the sword.
Ezekiel 32:23
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Their graves are in the depths of the pit(ah) and her army lies around her grave.(ai) All who had spread terror in the land of the living are slain, fallen by the sword.
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Ezekiel 32:24
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"Elam(aj) is there, with all her hordes around her grave. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword.(ak) All who had spread terror in the land of the living(al) went down uncircumcised to the earth below. They bear their shame with those who go down to the pit.(am)
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Ezekiel 32:25
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A bed is made for her among the slain, with all her hordes around her grave. All of them are uncircumcised,(an) killed by the sword. Because their terror had spread in the land of the living, they bear their shame with those who go down to the pit; they are laid among the slain.
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Ezekiel 32:26
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"Meshek and Tubal(ao) are there, with all their hordes around their graves. All of them are uncircumcised, killed by the sword because they spread their terror in the land of the living.
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Ezekiel 32:27
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But they do not lie with the fallen warriors of old,[b](ap) who went down to the realm of the dead with their weapons of war—their swords placed under their heads and their shields[c] resting on their bones—though these warriors also had terrorized the land of the living.
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Ezekiel 32:28
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"You too, Pharaoh, will be broken and will lie among the uncircumcised, with those killed by the sword.
Ezekiel 32:29
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"Edom(aq) is there, her kings and all her princes; despite their power, they are laid with those killed by the sword. They lie with the uncircumcised, with those who go down to the pit.(ar)
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Ezekiel 32:30
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"All the princes of the north(as) and all the Sidonians(at) are there; they went down with the slain in disgrace despite the terror caused by their power. They lie uncircumcised(au) with those killed by the sword and bear their shame with those who go down to the pit.(av)
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Ezekiel 32:31
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"Pharaoh—he and all his army—will see them and he will be consoled(aw) for all his hordes that were killed by the sword, declares the Sovereign Lord .
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Ezekiel 32:32
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Although I had him spread terror in the land of the living, Pharaoh(ax) and all his hordes will be laid among the uncircumcised, with those killed by the sword, declares the Sovereign Lord ."(ay)
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