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Ezekiel 28:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They shall bring thee down to the pit; and thou shalt die the death of them that are slain, in the heart of the seas.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of [them that are] slain in the midst of the seas.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘They will bring you down to the pit, And you will die the death of those who are slain In the heart of the seas.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of [them that are] slain in the midst of the seas.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of those that are slain in the heart of the seas.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— To the pit, shall they take thee down,—And thou shalt die the deaths of one thrust through, In the heart of the seas.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— To destruction they bring thee down, Thou diest by the deaths of the wounded, in the heart of the seas.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They shall kill thee, and bring thee down: and thou shalt die the death of them that are slain in the heart of the sea.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They shall bring thee downe to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them, that are slaine in the middest of the seas.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and they shall bring down thy beauty to destruction. And they shall bring thee down; and thou shalt die the death of the slain in the heart of the sea.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of [them that are] slain in the midst of the seas.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They shall bring thee down 3381
{3381} Prime
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
to the pit, 7845
{7845} Prime
שַׁחַת
shachath
{shakh'-ath}
From H7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively destruction.
and thou shalt die 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the deaths 4463
{4463} Prime
מָמוֹת
mamowth
{maw-mothe'}
From H4191; a mortal disease; concretely a corpse.
of [them that are] slain 2491
{2491} Prime
חָלָל
chalal
{khaw-lawl'}
From H2490; pierced (especially to death); figuratively polluted.
in the midst 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
of the seas. 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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 28:8

_ _ the pit — that is, the bottom of the sea; the image being that of one conquered in a sea-fight.

_ _ the deathsplural, as various kinds of deaths are meant (Jeremiah 16:4).

_ _ of them ... slain — literally, “pierced through.” Such deaths as those pierced with many wounds die.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 28:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
shall bring:

Ezekiel 32:18-30 Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, [even] her, and the daughters of the famous nations, unto the nether parts of the earth, with them that go down into the pit. ... There [be] the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, which are gone down with the slain; with their terror they are ashamed of their might; and they lie uncircumcised with [them that be] slain by the sword, and bear their shame with them that go down to the pit.
Job 17:16 They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when [our] rest together [is] in the dust.
Job 33:18 He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Job 33:28 He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Psalms 28:1 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, [if] thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
Psalms 30:9 What profit [is there] in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
Psalms 55:15 Let death seize upon them, [and] let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness [is] in their dwellings, [and] among them.
Psalms 88:4-5 I am counted with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man [that hath] no strength: ... Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
Proverbs 1:12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:
Proverbs 28:17 A man that doeth violence to the blood of [any] person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
Isaiah 38:17 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul [delivered it] from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

are slain:

Ezekiel 27:26-27 Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters: the east wind hath broken thee in the midst of the seas. ... 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.
Ezekiel 27:34 In the time [when] thou shalt be broken by the seas in the depths of the waters thy merchandise and all thy company in the midst of thee shall fall.
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Jb 17:16; 33:18, 28. Ps 28:1; 30:9; 55:15; 88:4. Pv 1:12; 28:17. Is 38:17. Ezk 27:26, 34; 32:18.

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