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Ezekiel 27:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The old men of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to deal in thy merchandise.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The ancients of Gebal and the wise [men] thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The elders of Gebal and her wise men were with you repairing your seams; All the ships of the sea and their sailors were with you in order to deal in your merchandise.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The ancients of Gebal and its wise [men] were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The elders of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee repairing thy leaks; all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee, to barter with thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— the elders of Byblus and the skilled men thereof, were within thee, Thy calkers,—All the ships of the sea and their mariners, were within thee, To carry on thy traffic,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Elders of Gebal and its wise men have been in thee, Strengthening thy breach; All ships of the sea and their mariners, Have been in thee, to trade [with] thy merchandise.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The ancients of Gebal, and the wise men thereof furnished mariners for the service of thy various furniture: all the ships of the sea, and their mariners were thy factors.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The ancients of Gebal, and the wise men thereof were in thee thy calkers, all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee, to occupie thy merchandise.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The elders of the Biblians, and their wise men, who were in thee, these helped thy counsel: and all the ships of the sea and their rowers traded for thee to the utmost west.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The ancients of Geval and the wise [men] thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The ancients 2205
{2205} Prime
זָקֵן
zaqen
{zaw-kane'}
From H2204; old.
of Gvl גְּבָל 1380
{1380} Prime
גְּבַל
G@bal
{gheb-al'}
From H1379 (in the sense of a chain of hills); a mountain; Gebal, a place in Phoenicia.
and the wise 2450
{2450} Prime
חָכָם
chakam
{khaw-kawm'}
From H2449; wise, (that is, intelligent, skilful or artful).
[men] thereof were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
in thee thy calkers: 919
{0919} Prime
בֶּדֶק
bedeq
{beh'-dek}
From H0918; a gap or leak (in a building or a ship).
2388
{2388} Prime
חָזַק
chazaq
{khaw-zak'}
A primitive root; to fasten upon; hence to seize, be strong (figuratively courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
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).
the ships 591
{0591} Prime
אֳנִיָּה
'oniyah
{on-ee-yaw'}
Feminine of H0590; a ship.
of the sea 3220
{3220} Prime
יָם
yam
{yawm}
From an unused root meaning to roar; a sea (as breaking in noisy surf) or large body of water; specifically (with the article) the Mediterranean; sometimes a large river, or an artificial basin; locally, the west, or (rarely) the south.
with their mariners 4419
{4419} Prime
מַלָּח
mallach
{mal-lawkh'}
From H4414 in its secondary sense; a sailor (as following 'the salt').
were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
in thee to occupy y6148
[6148] Standard
עָרַב
`arab
{aw-rab'}
A primitive root; to braid, that is, intermix; technically to traffic (as if by barter); also to give or be security (as a kind of exchange).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x6149
(6149) Complement
עָרֵב
`areb
{aw-rabe'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H6148 through the idea of close association); to be agreeable.
thy merchandise. 4627
{4627} Prime
מַעֲרָב
ma`arab
{mah-ar-awb'}
From H6148, in the sense of trading; traffic; by implication mercantile goods.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 27:9

_ _ Gebal — a Phoenician city and region between Beirut and Tripolis, famed for skilled workmen (1 Kings 5:18, Margin; Psalms 83:7).

_ _ calkersstoppers of chinks in a vessel: carrying on the metaphor as to Tyre.

_ _ occupy thy merchandise — that is, to exchange merchandise with thee.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 27:1-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 27:9

The ancients — Old experienced workmen. Gebal — A town of Phoenicia near the sea. The wise men — Skilful in their trades. Were in thee — Who dwelt in Tyre for gain. All the ships — Ships from all parts of the sea, full of mariners, not only to manage the ships at sea, but to offer their service to the Tyrians for bringing in, or carrying out their wares.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 27:9

The ancients of Gebal and its wise [men] were in thee thy (d) calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to exchange thy merchandise.

(d) Meaning, that they built the walls of the city, which is here meant by the ship: and of these were the builders of Solomon's temple, (1 Kings 5:18).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Gebal:

Joshua 13:5 And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from Baalgad under mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath.
1 Kings 5:18 And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders did hew [them], and the stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
*marg.
Psalms 83:7 Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;

calkers:
or, stoppers of chinks, Heb. strengtheners,
Ezekiel 27:27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merchandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy calkers, and the occupiers of thy merchandise, and all thy men of war, that [are] in thee, and in all thy company which [is] in the midst of thee, shall fall into the midst of the seas in the day of thy ruin.
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