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Ezekiel 36:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are ours in possession;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Because the enemy has spoken against you, ‘Aha!’ and, ‘The everlasting heights have become our possession,’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy had said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha! and, The ancient high places are become ours in possession;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, Because the enemy hath said concerning you, Aha! Even the high places of age-past times, for a possession, have become ours,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because the enemy said against you, Aha, and the high places of old for a possession have been to us,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thus saith the Lord God: Because the enemy hath said to you: Aha, the everlasting heights are given to us for an inheritance.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thus saith the Lord GOD, Because the enemy had said against you, Aha, euen the ancient high places are ours in possession:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thus saith the Lord God; Because the enemy has said against you, Aha, the old waste places are become a possession for us:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thus saith Adonay Yahweh; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thus x3541
(3541) Complement
כֹּה
koh
{ko}
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
saith 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
ny אֲדֹנָי 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
Yhw יָהוֶה; 3069
{3069} Prime
יֱהוִה
Y@hovih
{yeh-ho-vee'}
A variation of H3068 (used after H0136, and pronounced by Jews as H0430, in order to prevent the repetition of the same sound, since they elsewhere pronounce H3068 as H0136).
Because x3282
(3282) Complement
יַעַן
ya`an
{yah'-an}
From an unused root meaning to pay attention; properly heed; by implication purpose (sake or account); used adverbially to indicate the reason or cause.
the enemy 341
{0341} Prime
אֹיֵב
'oyeb
{o-yabe'}
Active participle of H0340; hating; an adversary.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
hath said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
you, Aha, 1889
{1889} Prime
הֶאָח
heach
{heh-awkh'}
From H1887 and H0253; aha!.
even the ancient 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
high places 1116
{1116} Prime
בָּמָה
bamah
{bam-maw'}
From an unused root (meaning to be high); an elevation.
are 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).
ours in possession: 4181
{4181} Prime
מוֹרָשָׁה
mowrashah
{mo-raw-shaw'}
Feminine of H4180; a possession.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 36:1-2.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 36:1-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 36:2

Because the enemy — Many were the enemies of God's people; but they so conspired in one design, that the prophet speaks of them as one, and particularly of Edom.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 36:2

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the (a) enemy had said against you, Aha, even the ancient (b) high places are ours in possession:

(a) That is, the Idumean.

(b) That is Jerusalem, which for God's promises was the chief of all the world.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Because:

Ezekiel 36:5 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all [their] heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
Ezekiel 25:3 And say unto the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou saidst, Aha, against my sanctuary, when it was profaned; and against the land of Israel, when it was desolate; and against the house of Judah, when they went into captivity;
Ezekiel 26:2 Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken [that was] the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, [now] she is laid waste:

even:

Deuteronomy 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
Psalms 78:69 And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
Isaiah 58:14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken [it].
Habakkuk 3:19 The LORD God [is] my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' [feet], and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

ours:

Ezekiel 35:10 Because thou hast said, These two nations and these two countries shall be mine, and we will possess it; whereas the LORD was there:
Jeremiah 49:1 Concerning the Ammonites, thus saith the LORD; Hath Israel no sons? hath he no heir? why [then] doth their king inherit Gad, and his people dwell in his cities?
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Dt 32:13. Ps 78:69. Is 58:14. Jr 49:1. Ezk 25:3; 26:2; 35:10; 36:5. Hab 3:19.

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