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Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO EZEKIEL 28\\

This chapter contains a prophecy of the destruction of the prince of
Tyre; a lamentation for the king of Tyre; a denunciation of judgments on
Zidon, and a promise of peace and safety to Israel. The order given the
prophet to prophesy of the ruin of the prince of Tyre, \\#Eze 28:1,2\\, the
cause of his ruin, his pride on account of his wisdom and riches, which
rose to such a pitch, as to make himself God, \\#Eze 28:2-6\\, the manner in
which his destruction shall be accomplished, \\#Eze 28:7-10\\, the
lamentation for the king of Tyre begins \\#Eze 28:11,12\\, setting forth his
former grandeur and dignity, \\#Eze 28:13-15\\, his fall, and the cause of
it, injustice and violence in merchandise, pride because of beauty and
wisdom, and profanation of sanctuaries, \\#Eze 28:16-19\\, next follow the
judgments on Zidon, \\#Eze 28:20-23\\, and the chapter is concluded with a
promise of the restoration of the Jews to their own land, and of great
tranquillity and safety in it, \\#Eze 28:24-26\\.