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Ezekiel 38:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I will call for a sword against him unto all my mountains, saith the Lord Jehovah: every man's sword shall be against his brother.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord GOD: every man's sword shall be against his brother.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I will call for a sword against him on all My mountains,” declares the Lord GOD. “Every man’s sword will be against his brother.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord GOD: every man's sword shall be against his brother.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord Jehovah: every man's sword shall be against his brother.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then will I call against him, every terror, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, the sword of every man, against his brother, shall be;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I have called against him, to all My mountains a sword, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, The sword of each is against his brother.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will call in the sword against him in all my mountains, saith the Lord God: every man's sword shall be pointed against his brother.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountaines, saith the Lord GOD: euery mans sword shalbe against his brother.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And I will summon against it even every fear, saith the Lord: the sword of [every] man shall be against his brother.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith Adonay Yahweh: every man's sword shall be against his brother.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I will call y7121
[7121] Standard
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
for x7121
(7121) Complement
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
a sword 2719
{2719} Prime
חֶרֶב
chereb
{kheh'-reb}
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement.
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.
him throughout 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).
my mountains, 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
saith 5002
{5002} Prime
נְאֻם
n@'um
{neh-oom'}
From H5001; an oracle.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
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).
every man's 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
sword 2719
{2719} Prime
חֶרֶב
chereb
{kheh'-reb}
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement.
shall be 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).
against his brother. 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 38:21

_ _ every man’s sword ... against his brother — I will destroy them partly by My people’s sword, partly by their swords being turned against one another (compare 2 Chronicles 20:23).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 38:14-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 38:21

Sword — Israel. Throughout — From all parts of the land, which was full of mountains. Every man's sword — As it was in Jehoshaphat's time; and these swords may be meant by the sword God will call for through all, for they ranged all over his mountains.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ezekiel 38:21

And I will call for a sword against him (o) throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord GOD: every man's sword shall be against his brother.

(o) Against the people of God and Magog.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I will:

Ezekiel 14:17 Or [if] I bring a sword upon that land, and say, Sword, go through the land; so that I cut off man and beast from it:
Psalms 105:16 Moreover he called for a famine upon the land: he brake the whole staff of bread.

every:

Judges 7:22 And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, [and] to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.
1 Samuel 14:20 And Saul and all the people that [were] with him assembled themselves, and they came to the battle: and, behold, every man's sword was against his fellow, [and there was] a very great discomfiture.
2 Chronicles 20:23 For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy [them]: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy another.
Haggai 2:22 And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the heathen; and I will overthrow the chariots, and those that ride in them; and the horses and their riders shall come down, every one by the sword of his brother.
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Jg 7:22. 1S 14:20. 2Ch 20:23. Ps 105:16. Ezk 14:17. Hg 2:22.

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