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Ezekiel 19:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit; and they brought him with hooks unto the land of Egypt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Then nations heard about him; He was captured in their pit, And they brought him with hooks To the land of Egypt.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chains to the land of Egypt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the nations heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with nose-rings into the land of Egypt.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then nations, heard of him, In their pit, was he caught,—So they brought him with hooks, Into the land of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And hear of it do nations, In their pit it hath been caught, And they bring it in with chains unto the land of Egypt.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the nations heard of him, and took him, but not without receiving wounds: and they brought him in chains into the land of Egypt.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The nations also heard of him, hee was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chaines vnto the land of Egypt.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the nations heard a report of him; he was caught in their pit, and they brought him into the land of Mizraim{gr.Egypt} in chains.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Mitzrayim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The nations 1471
{1471} Prime
גּוֹי
gowy
{go'-ee}
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
also heard 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
him; he was taken 8610
{8610} Prime
תָּפַשׂ
taphas
{taw-fas'}
A primitive root; to manipulate, that is, seize; chiefly to capture, wield; specifically to overlay; figuratively to use unwarrantably.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
in their pit, 7845
{7845} Prime
שַׁחַת
shachath
{shakh'-ath}
From H7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively destruction.
and they brought 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
him with chains 2397
{2397} Prime
חָח
chach
{khawkh}
From the same as H2336; a ring for the nose (or lips).
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
of Mixrayim מִצרַיִם. 4714
{4714} Prime
מִצְרַיִם
Mitsrayim
{mits-rah'-yim}
Dual of H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 19:4

_ _ The nations — Egypt, in the case of Jehoahaz, who probably provoked Pharaoh by trying to avenge the death of his father by assailing the bordering cities of Egypt (2 Kings 23:29, 2 Kings 23:30).

_ _ in their pit — image from the pitfalls used for catching wild beasts (Jeremiah 22:11, Jeremiah 22:12).

_ _ chains — or hooks, which were fastened in the noses of wild beasts (see on Ezekiel 19:9).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 19:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 19:4

The nations — The Egyptians heard what he did.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 19:4

The (c) nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, and they brought him with chains to the land of Egypt.

(c) By Pharaoh Nebo king of Egypt, (2 Kings 23:33).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he was:
Taken prisoner by Pharaoh-necho, and brought into Egypt.
2 Kings 23:31 Jehoahaz [was] twenty and three years old when he began to reign; and he reigned three months in Jerusalem. And his mother's name [was] Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
2 Kings 23:33-34 And Pharaohnechoh put him in bands at Riblah in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and put the land to a tribute of an hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold. ... And Pharaohnechoh made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the room of Josiah his father, and turned his name to Jehoiakim, and took Jehoahaz away: and he came to Egypt, and died there.
2 Chronicles 36:4 And the king of Egypt made Eliakim his brother king over Judah and Jerusalem, and turned his name to Jehoiakim. And Necho took Jehoahaz his brother, and carried him to Egypt.
2 Chronicles 36:6 Against him came up Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and bound him in fetters, to carry him to Babylon.
Jeremiah 22:11-12 For thus saith the LORD touching Shallum the son of Josiah king of Judah, which reigned instead of Josiah his father, which went forth out of this place; He shall not return thither any more: ... But he shall die in the place whither they have led him captive, and shall see this land no more.
Jeremiah 22:18 Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah; They shall not lament for him, [saying], Ah my brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him, [saying], Ah lord! or, Ah his glory!
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