|Overview - Ezekiel 26|
|1||Tyrus, for insulting against Jerusalem, is threatened with destruction.|
|7||The power of Nebuchadnezzar against her.|
|15||The mourning and astonishment of the sea at her fall.|
Ezekiel 26:3 (King James Version)
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth his waves to come up.
- These verses (3-6) contain a summary prediction of what befel both the continental and insular Tyre, during a long succession of ages. The former was totally destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar, after a siege of thirteen years, B
- C. 573; and the latter, which arose out of its ruins, after seventy years recovered its ancient wealth and splendour, as foretold by Isaiah, (ch
- 23:15-17 .) After it was taken and burnt by Alexander, B
- C. 332, ; it speedily recovered its strength and dignity, and nineteen years afterwards withstood both the fleets and armies of Antigonus. Agreeably to the prophetic declarations, ( Psalms 45:12 ; 72:10
- Isaiah 23:18 . Zechariah 9:1-7, ,)it was early converted to Christianity; and after being successively taken by the Saracens, Christians, Mamalukes, and Turks, in whose hands it still remains, it became "a place for the spreading of nets."
- I am
- 5:8 21:3 28:22 38:3 Jeremiah 21:13 ; 50:31 Nahum 2:12
- Micah 4:11 ; Zechariah 14:2
- as the sea
- Ezekiel 27:26 Ezekiel 27:32-34 Psalms 93:3 Psalms 93:4 ; 107:25 Isaiah 5:30 ; Jeremiah 6:23 ; 51:42 Luke 21:25