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Ezekiel 29:2

2 “Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt and prophesy against him and against all Egypt.

Read Ezekiel 29:2 Using Other Translations

Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt:
"Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him and against all Egypt;
“Son of man, turn and face Egypt and prophesy against Pharaoh the king and all the people of Egypt.

What does Ezekiel 29:2 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ezekiel 29:2

Son of man, set thy face against Pharaoh king of Egypt
Pharaoh was a name common to all the kings of Egypt; the name of this king was Pharaohhophra, ( Jeremiah 44:30 ) , and who, by Herodotus F24, is called Apries: and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt;
prophesy of his destruction, and of the destruction of the whole land that is under his dominion.


FOOTNOTES:

F24 Euterpe, sive l. 2. c. 161.
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