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Ezekiel 28:2

Overview - Ezekiel 28
God's judgment upon the prince of Tyrus for his sacrilegious pride.
11 A lamentation of his great glory corrupted by sin.
20 The judgment of Zidon.
24 The restoration of Israel.
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Ezekiel 28:2  (King James Version)
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:
 


the prince
Josephus states, on the authority of Menander, who translated the Phoenician annals into Greek, and Philostratus, that this prince was Ithobal.

Because
Ezekiel 28:5 Ezekiel 28:17 ; 31:10 Deuteronomy 8:14 ; 2 Chronicles 26:16 ; Proverbs 16:18 ; 18:12 Isaiah 2:12 ; Daniel 5:22
Daniel 5:23 ; Habakkuk 2:4 ; 1 Timothy 3:6 ; 1 Peter 5:5

I am
Ezekiel 28:6 Ezekiel 28:9 ; Genesis 3:5 ; Acts 12:22 Acts 12:23 ; Revelation 17:3

I sit
12-14 ; Isaiah 14:13 Isaiah 14:14 ; Daniel 4:30 Daniel 4:31 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:4

in the midst
Hebrew in the heart.
Ezekiel 27:3 Ezekiel 27:4 Ezekiel 27:26 Ezekiel 27:27 *marg:

yet
9 ; Psalms 9:20 ; Psalms 72:6 Psalms 72:7 Isaiah 31:3

thou set
6 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:4
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