Ezekiel 27:2

“Now thou sonne of man, take vp a lamentation for Tyrus;”

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Other Translations

Now, thou son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyrus;
- King James Version

"And you, son of man, take up a lamentation over Tyre;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou, son of man, take up a lamentation over Tyre;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you, son of man, make a song of grief for Tyre;
- Basic English Bible

And thou, son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre,
- Darby Bible

Now, thou son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre;
- Webster's Bible

You, son of man, take up a lamentation over Tyre;
- World English Bible

`And thou, son of man, lift up concerning Tyre a lamentation, and thou hast said to Tyre:
- Youngs Literal Bible

'And thou, son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 27:2


27:2 A lamentation - We ought to mourn for the miseries of other nations, as well as of our own, out of an affection for mankind in general; yea, tho' they have brought them upon themselves.


Discussion for Ezekiel 27

  • Mubiana
    Ezekiel was a true prophet of God. He was able to see what was happening in the spirit world and that is a true picture of what is happening now. There are forces that control events in the world and Ezekiel saw that so clearly. I see pride as the a common denominator between the king and prince of tyre. Pride was a link between the two and it ended up in influencing events. God resists the proud.
  • Obbie Beal
    Tyrus; the above was great, a world power; great military and economy, but sins, ..., ..., therefore the day arrived when the wrath of Jehovah / GOD would be issued against her / Tyrus; the sea /ocean consumed her. (2018 has gone down the same road as Tyrus, now the day of sentencing await 2018). WOW! WOW! WOW!
  • A disciple
    Ever since men first thought to make themselves a name and build a city with a tower to defy the heavens, the deceits of their heart for a global alliance of Nations has not departed from them, and has been the thrust of all their wars. "The bricks are fallen, but we will rebuild with hewn stone." At one point God removes His restraint, and then will their own confusion be their ruin and end.
  • MaryAnn Vasquez
    a lesson of prosperity to exercise much caution else the deadly sin of greed taketh over...give thanks to God for bestowing such good fortune but be humble and try to be generous....
  • BSP
    Verse 3: Tyre was a greedy and prideful city. God did not approve of this haughty attitude.
  • Adrian. jackson
    A pastor spoke on this chapter on Sunday i just. wanna read it fo myself Awesome,

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