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Ezekiel 26:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘They will destroy the walls of Tyre and break down her towers; and I will scrape her debris from her and make her a bare rock.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers. And I will scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, And break down her towers, And I will scrape clean her dust from off her,—And make of her the glaring face of a cliff:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And they have destroyed the walls of Tyre, And they have broken down her towers, And I have scraped her dust from her, And made her for a clear place of a rock.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they shall break down the walls of Tyre, and destroy the towers thereof: and I will scrape her dust from her, and make her like a smooth rock.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they shall destroy the walles of Tyrus, and breake downe her towres: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rocke.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they shall cast down the walls of Tyrus{gr.Sor}, and shall cast down thy towers: and I will scrape her dust from off her, and make her a bare rock.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they shall destroy the walls of Tzor, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they shall destroy 7843
{7843} Prime
שָׁחַת
shachath
{shaw-khath'}
A primitive root; to decay, that is, (causatively) ruin (literally or figuratively).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
the walls 2346
{2346} Prime
חוֹמָה
chowmah
{kho-maw'}
Feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection.
of Xr צוֹר, 6865
{6865} Prime
צֹר
Tsor
{tsore}
The same as H6864; a rock; Tsor, a place in Palestine.
and break down 2040
{2040} Prime
הָרַס
harac
{haw-ras'}
A primitive root; to pull down or in pieces, break, destroy.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
her towers: 4026
{4026} Prime
מִגְדָּל
migdal
{mig-dawl'}
From H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy a rostrum; figuratively a (pyramidal) bed of flowers.
I will also scrape 5500
{5500} Prime
סָחָה
cachah
{saw-khaw'}
A primitive root; to sweep away.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
her dust 6083
{6083} Prime
עָפָר
`aphar
{aw-fawr'}
From H6080; dust (as powdered or gray); hence clay, earth, mud.
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
her, and make 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
her like the top 6706
{6706} Prime
צְחִיחַ
ts@chiyach
{tsekh-ee'-akh}
From H6705; glaring, that is, exposed to the bright sun.
of a rock. 5553
{5553} Prime
סֶלַע
cela`
{seh'-lah}
From an unused root meaning to be lofty; a craggy rock, literally or figuratively (a fortress).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 26:3-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 26:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 26:4

Scrape — I will leave thee nothing; thou shalt be scraped, and swept, that not so much as dust shall remain in thee. Like — As bare as was the rock on which thy city is built.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
destroy:

Ezekiel 26:9 And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.
Isaiah 23:11 He stretched out his hand over the sea, he shook the kingdoms: the LORD hath given a commandment against the merchant [city], to destroy the strong holds thereof.
Jeremiah 5:10 Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they [are] not the LORD'S.
Amos 1:10 But I will send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which shall devour the palaces thereof.
Zechariah 9:3 And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

I:

Ezekiel 26:12 And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.
Leviticus 14:41-45 And he shall cause the house to be scraped within round about, and they shall pour out the dust that they scrape off without the city into an unclean place: ... And he shall break down the house, the stones of it, and the timber thereof, and all the morter of the house; and he shall carry [them] forth out of the city into an unclean place.

make:

Ezekiel 24:7-8 For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust; ... That it might cause fury to come up to take vengeance; I have set her blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered.
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Lv 14:41. Is 23:11. Jr 5:10. Ezk 24:7; 26:9, 12. Am 1:10. Zc 9:3.

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