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Ezekiel 27:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Damascus was thy merchant for the multitude of thy handiworks, by reason of the multitude of all kinds of riches, with the wine of Helbon, and white wool.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Damascus [was] thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making, for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of Helbon, and white wool.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Damascus was your customer because of the abundance of your goods, because of the abundance of all [kinds] of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Damascus [was] thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making, for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of Helbon, and white wool.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Damascus dealt with thee because of the multitude of thy handiworks, by reason of the abundance of all substance, with wine of Helbon, and white wool.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Damascus, was a trader of thine, For the multitude of thy manufactures, For the multitude of all wealth,—With the wine of Helbon and white wool:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Damascus [is] thy merchant, For the abundance of thy works, Because of the abundance of all wealth, For wine of Helbon, and white wool.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The men of Damascus were thy merchants in the multitude of thy works, the multitude of divers riches, in rich wine, in wool of the best colour.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Damascus [was] thy merchant in the multitude of the [wares] of thy making, for the multitude of all riches: in the wine of Helbon, and white wooll.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [The people of] Damascus were thy merchants by reason of the abundance of all thy power; wine out of Chelbon, and wool from Miletus; and they brought wine into thy market.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Dammaseq [was] thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making, for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of Chelbon, and white wool.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Damm$ek דַּמָּשֶׂק 1834
{1834} Prime
דַּמֶּשֶׂק
Dammeseq
{dam-meh'-sek}
Of foreign origin; Damascus, a city of Syria.
[was] thy merchant 5503
{5503} Prime
סָחַר
cachar
{saw-khar'}
A primitive root; to travel round (specifically as a pedlar); intensively to palpitate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in the multitude 7230
{7230} Prime
רֹב
rob
{robe}
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
of the wares of thy making, 4639
{4639} Prime
מַעֲשֶׂה
ma`aseh
{mah-as-eh'}
From H6213; an action (good or bad); generally a transaction; abstractly activity; by implication a product (specifically a poem) or (generally) property.
for the multitude 7230
{7230} Prime
רֹב
rob
{robe}
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
riches; 1952
{1952} Prime
הוֹן
hown
{hone}
From the same as H1951 in the sense of H0202; wealth; by implication enough.
in the wine 3196
{3196} Prime
יַיִן
yayin
{yah'-yin}
From an unused root meaning to effervesce; wine (as fermented); by implication intoxication.
of elbn חֶלבּוֹן, 2463
{2463} Prime
חֶלְבּוֹן
Chelbown
{khel-bone'}
From H2459; fruitful; Chelbon, a place in Syria.
and white 6713
{6713} Prime
צַחַר
tsachar
{tsakh'-ar}
From an unused root meaning to dazzle; sheen, that is, whiteness.
wool. 6785
{6785} Prime
צֶמֶר
tsemer
{tseh'-mer}
From an unused root probably meaning to be shaggy; wool.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 27:18

_ _ Helbon — or Chalybon, in Syria, now Aleppo; famed for its wines; the Persian monarchs would drink no other.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 27:1-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Damascus:

Genesis 15:2 And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house [is] this Eliezer of Damascus?
1 Kings 11:24-25 And he gathered men unto him, and became captain over a band, when David slew them [of Zobah]: and they went to Damascus, and dwelt therein, and reigned in Damascus. ... And he was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon, beside the mischief that Hadad [did]: and he abhorred Israel, and reigned over Syria.
Isaiah 7:8 For the head of Syria [is] Damascus, and the head of Damascus [is] Rezin; and within threescore and five years shall Ephraim be broken, that it be not a people.
Acts 9:2 And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.

Helbon:
The Chalybon of the Greeks and Romans, now called by the natives Haleb, and by us Aleppo, said to have been so celebrated for its wine, that the Persian kings would drink no other. It was a celebrated city of Syria, situated about 90 miles from the Mediterranean by way of Antioch, and 100 from the Euphrates, in lat. 36 degrees 11 minutes 25 seconds north, long. 37 degrees 9 minutes east; and previous to its destruction by an earthquake in 1822, occupied, including its suburbs, eight small hills, with the intermediate valleys, comprehending a circuit of about seven miles; and its inhabitants were variously estimated at from 100,000 to 258,000 souls.
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