17 In the 1twelfth * year, on the 2fifteenth * of the month, the word of the LORD came to me saying,
18 "Son of man, 3wail for the hordes of Egypt and 4bring it down, her and the daughters of the powerful nations, to the 5nether world, with those who go down to the pit;
19 'Whom do you surpass in beauty? Go down and make your bed with the 6uncircumcised.'
20 "They shall fall in the midst of those who are slain by the sword. She is given over to the sword; they have 7drawn her and all her hordes away.
References for Ezekiel 32:20
    • i 32:20 - Or "The sword is given"
      21 "The 8strong among the mighty ones shall speak of him and his helpers from the midst of Sheol, 'They have gone down, they lie still, the uncircumcised, slain by the sword.'
      References for Ezekiel 32:21
      22 "9Assyria is there and all her company; her graves are round about her. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword,
      References for Ezekiel 32:22
      23 whose 10graves are set in the remotest parts of the pit and her company is round about her grave. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword, who spread terror in the land of the living.
      References for Ezekiel 32:23
        • l 32:23 - Lit "gave," and so throughout the ch
          25 "They have made a 15bed for her among the slain with all her hordes. Her graves are around it, they are all uncircumcised, slain by the sword (although their terror was instilled in the land of the living ), and they bore their disgrace with those who go down to the pit; they were put in the midst of the slain.
          References for Ezekiel 32:25
            • m 32:25 - Lit "given"
            • n 32:25 - So with ancient versions; M.T. reads "he was"
              26 "16Meshech, 17Tubal and all their hordes are there; their graves surround them. All of them were slain by the sword 18uncircumcised, though they instilled their terror in the land of the living.
              27 "19Nor do they lie beside the fallen 20heroes of the uncircumcised, who went down to Sheol with their weapons of war and whose swords were laid under their heads; but the punishment for their 21iniquity rested on their bones, though the terror of these heroes was once in the land of the living.
              References for Ezekiel 32:27
                • p 32:27 - Or "mighty ones"
                • q 32:27 - Or "mighty ones"
                  28 "But in the midst of the uncircumcised you will be broken and lie with those slain by the sword.
                  29 "There also is 22Edom, its kings and all its princes, who for all their might are laid with those slain by the sword; they will lie with the uncircumcised and with those who go down to the pit.
                  References for Ezekiel 32:29
                  30 "There also are the chiefs of the 23north, all of them, and all the 24Sidonians, who in spite of the terror resulting from their might, in shame went down with the slain. So they lay down uncircumcised with those slain by the sword and bore their disgrace with those who go down to the pit.
                  31 "These Pharaoh will see, and he will be 25comforted for all his hordes slain by the sword, even Pharaoh and all his army," declares the Lord GOD.
                  References for Ezekiel 32:31
                  32 "Though I instilled a terror of him in the land of the living, yet he will be made to lie down among the uncircumcised along with those slain by the sword, even Pharaoh and all his hordes," declares the Lord GOD.